Earth and Space Science Fair Projects

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An Electrical Chemical Machine
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An Electrical Chemical Machine
Learn the chemistry and physics of the brain, how our nervous system work. Demonstrate that the brain is an electrical and chemical machine.
Social studies
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 Horseshoe Crab Density
Horseshoe Crab Density
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Horseshoe Crab Density
This project studies how density maximizes the growth of juvenile limulus polyphemus (Horseshoe Crabs)
Science
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Physics of Pool: Elastic Collision of Equal Masses
Physics of Pool: Elastic Collision of Equal Masses
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Physics of Pool: Elastic Collision of Equal Masses
Dig into the physics of pool to explore some cool applied math and learn about what happens in an elastic collision of equal masses.
Science
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Rate of Evaporation
Rate of Evaporation
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Rate of Evaporation
The goal of this evaporation experiment is to learn about how different external conditions affect drying time.
2nd grade
Science
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Does Double Dipping Really Spread Germs?
Does Double Dipping Really Spread Germs?
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Does Double Dipping Really Spread Germs?
Determine if âdouble dippingâ chips really spreads more germs than dipping only once per chip.
Science
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What Causes Dilated Pupils?
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What Causes Dilated Pupils?
What causes dilated pupils? Young scientists will find out by applying what they already know about changes in pupil size and making models of the pupil.
3rd grade
Science
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Understanding Absorption
Understanding Absorption
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Understanding Absorption
Understanding absorption means understanding why certain fibers and materials can absorb water! Kids will see absorption in action in this simple project.
3rd grade
Science
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Corn Seed Germination
Corn Seed Germination
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Corn Seed Germination
Observe corn seed germination to learn about dicots and monocots and how plants grow from seeds to seedlings to full-grown plants!
4th grade
Science
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Buoyant Force of Water
Buoyant Force of Water
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Buoyant Force of Water
The buoyant force of water explains why some objects float in water. But why do some objects sink? Find out in this physics experiment and learn about density.
Science
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Floating Rocks
Floating Rocks
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Floating Rocks
With this cool floating rocks project, your child will get some hands-on experience with buoyancy and learn why certain rocks like pumice are able to float.
1st grade
Science
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Word Color Association: Are You Feeling Orange?
Word Color Association: Are You Feeling Orange?
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Word Color Association: Are You Feeling Orange?
Word color association is just a fancy way to talk about the way we connect colors with words.
1st grade
Social studies
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How Do Oil Spills Affect the Environment?
How Do Oil Spills Affect the Environment?
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How Do Oil Spills Affect the Environment?
You've heard all about oil spills, but can they really be that bad? After all, vegetable oil is in almost every yummy baking good from cookies to brownies.
5th grade
Science
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The Placebo Effect
The Placebo Effect
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The Placebo Effect
Test your friends to find out if you can replicate the placebo effect's incredible results.
2nd grade
Science
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How to Make a Hygrometer: Sling Psychrometer
How to Make a Hygrometer: Sling Psychrometer
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How to Make a Hygrometer: Sling Psychrometer
Learn how to make a hygrometer to measure relative humidity in this project. Make a sling psychrometer hygrometer with gauze, thermometers, and a bottle.
5th grade
Science
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A Plant's Favorite Color
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A Plant's Favorite Color
Determine if certain colors of light are more effective for photosynthesis. Plant seeds in cardboard boxes with different light, record visible growth.
Science
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Bee Watcher: What's Buzzing?
Bee Watcher: What's Buzzing?
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Bee Watcher: What's Buzzing?
Enter the buzz worthy world of bee watching and find out what time bees like to wake up!
3rd grade
Science
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Build an Insect Model
Build an Insect Model
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Build an Insect Model
In this project, build an insect model that shows how the head, thorax, and abdomen fit together! Learn insect anatomy by constructing a paper mache critter.
2nd grade
Science
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How Do You Remember?
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How Do You Remember?
Investigate the kinds of memories we tend to store and the emotions we store with them. Determine if memories have a strong emotional component.
Science
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Measuring Raindrops
Measuring Raindrops
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Measuring Raindrops
What does a raindrop look like when it splashes on the ground? Is each raindrop unique like snowflakes? Find out how raindrop size varies in this experiment.
4th grade
Science
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Queenstown Creek: Land Use Vs. Water Quality
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Queenstown Creek: Land Use Vs. Water Quality
This project researches whether the type of land use affects the water quality of Queenstown Creek.
Science
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Hammer Ruler Trick
Hammer Ruler Trick
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Hammer Ruler Trick
Young physicists will wrestle with a discrepant event: the Hammer Ruler Trick. They'll make some inferences about torque, balance, and center of gravity.
5th grade
Science
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A Bacterial Investigation!
A Bacterial Investigation!
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A Bacterial Investigation!
Determine which room has the greatest number of bacteria using exposed samples of agar agar in Petri dishes. Place in incubator observe record bacterial growth
Science
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Third-Class Levers in the Human Body
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Third-Class Levers in the Human Body
Did you know your body is full of simple machines? This project looks at one of the third-class levers in the human body: your arm!
3rd grade
Science
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Split Brain Research
Split Brain Research
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Split Brain Research
Study the anatomy of the brain and the functions of the corpus callosum. Research split brain surgery and its impact on advances in neuroscience.
Science Project

Earth and Space Science Fair Projects

Looking for science fair project ideas that will make your kid a star at his upcoming science fair? Education.com's editorial staff has curated a rich collection of cool Earth and space science fair projects written by our team of talented professional scientists, science teachers, and educational consultants. Our Earth science projects and Earth science experiments give inquisitive kids the opportunity to identify unknown minerals and discover why certain volcanic rocks can float. Our space science projects give students the chance to do everything from building a model rocket to determining the elliptical path of a planet's orbit using applied math.