Fifth Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

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Is It Safe To Eat Something Dropped On The Floor As Long As You Pick It Up Within 5-Seconds?
Is It Safe To Eat Something Dropped On The Floor As Long As You Pick It Up Within 5-Seconds?
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Is It Safe To Eat Something Dropped On The Floor As Long As You Pick It Up Within 5-Seconds?
Discover whether the â5-second ruleâ is effective at determining whether food is still safe to eat after being dropped on the ground.
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Latent Fingerprints
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Latent Fingerprints
Science fair project that develops latent fingerprints on a non-porous objects by converting superglue from a solid state to a gaseous state.
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Hot Dog Mummy
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Hot Dog Mummy
In this experiment you will replicate the mummification process by making a hot dog mummy.
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Forensic Entomology and the Life Cycle of the Blowfly
Forensic Entomology and the Life Cycle of the Blowfly
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Forensic Entomology and the Life Cycle of the Blowfly
Study the life cycle of the common blowfly as it relates to forensic investigation. Record the first time you see flies, maggots, and eggs.
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Invisible Fingerprints: CSI Style!
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Invisible Fingerprints: CSI Style!
Science fair project that uses muriatic acid to develop fingerprints that would otherwise be invisible.
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Bridge Project
Bridge Project
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Bridge Project
This science fair project idea develops an understanding through experimentation of which shapes are the most structurally strong.
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Strong Bridges
Strong Bridges
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Strong Bridges
This science fair project idea builds models of various types of bridges and then determines which bridge design is the strongest.
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Caution Sign Safety
Caution Sign Safety
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Caution Sign Safety
This science fair project idea explores how far the âdanger zoneâ is from different types of caution signs.
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Center of Balance
Center of Balance
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Center of Balance
This science fair project idea explores whether it is easier to balance on a narrow ledge or on a rope.
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Color and Emotion Perception
Color and Emotion Perception
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Color and Emotion Perception
This science fair project idea explores whether there is a connection to the color a person wears and the way their emotional state is perceived by others.
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Social studies
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The Effect of Color on Emotions
The Effect of Color on Emotions
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The Effect of Color on Emotions
This science fair project idea explores whether color affects a person's emotional state.
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Social studies
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Force and the Fulcrum
Force and the Fulcrum
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Force and the Fulcrum
This science fair project idea explores how much force is needed to move a lever at different distances from the fulcrum.
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Influencing a Coin Flip
Influencing a Coin Flip
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Influencing a Coin Flip
This science fair project idea determines the probability of a coin landing heads or tails.
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Teaching Worms
Teaching Worms
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Teaching Worms
This science fair project idea attempts to train a worm to complete a simple maze in order to find out if worms can learn and remember.
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The Passing of Time
The Passing of Time
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The Passing of Time
This science fair project idea explores whether people have an innate feel for the passing of time from a few seconds to 20 minutes.
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Retrograde Mode
Retrograde Mode
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Retrograde Mode
This science fair project idea recreates the movement of planetary bodies in order to learn why they sometimes appear to move backwards.
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How Much Sugar?
How Much Sugar?
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How Much Sugar?
This science fair project idea measures out the sugar of various foods and find out whether people can correctly determine how much sugar is in common foods.
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Seedy Situation
Seedy Situation
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Seedy Situation
Science fair project that determines whether tapping a pomegranate with a spoon helps it release its seeds.
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Get Cracking
Get Cracking
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Get Cracking
Science fair project that determines whether cooling eggs helps them be peeled more easily. Compare the time it took to peel each egg.
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Thirsty Plants
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Thirsty Plants
Science fair project that determines whether landscaping fabric impacts the ability of plants to receive water.
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Which Wintergreen Candy Sparks the Brightest in the Dark?
Which Wintergreen Candy Sparks the Brightest in the Dark?
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Which Wintergreen Candy Sparks the Brightest in the Dark?
This science fair project idea studies which brand of wintergreen candy produces the most sparks in the dark.
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Which Type Of Rocks Are Most Damaged By Freezing?
Which Type Of Rocks Are Most Damaged By Freezing?
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Which Type Of Rocks Are Most Damaged By Freezing?
This science fair project idea studies which kind of rock (sedimentary, igneous, or metamorphic) is most damaged by frozen water.
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How Solar Energy Heats Liquids of Different Colors
How Solar Energy Heats Liquids of Different Colors
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How Solar Energy Heats Liquids of Different Colors
This science fair project idea examines whether the colors of the spectrum respond differently in the thermal aspect when radiated by the sun.
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Does Water Temperature Cause Metal to Expand and Contract?
Does Water Temperature Cause Metal to Expand and Contract?
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Does Water Temperature Cause Metal to Expand and Contract?
Discover whether a metal will expand under hot water.
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What Type of Magnet is the Strongest?
What Type of Magnet is the Strongest?
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What Type of Magnet is the Strongest?
Magnets vary in strength. Have your young scientist figure out which kind of magnet is the strongest when you have him conduct this attractive experiment.
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Fifth Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

Education.com's 5th grade science projects enable kids to apply everything they've learned over the course of their elementary school careers in order to discover some pretty cool and new things about the world around them. In addition to setting up more sophisticated experimental procedures, 5th graders can analyze their results using more sophisticated math, and may begin to acquire an appreciation for large sample sizes and their ability to produce more reliable averages. Browse our rich collection of 5th grade science fair projects by clicking the boxes to the left to filter your results by scientific subtopic to find fantastic 5th grade science fair projects or enlightening 5th grade science experiments for your young scientist.