Fifth Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

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Does The Color of Light Affect Plant Growth?
Does The Color of Light Affect Plant Growth?
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Does The Color of Light Affect Plant Growth?
This science fair project idea determines if the color of light affects the growth of plants.
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Preservatives in Food
Preservatives in Food
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Preservatives in Food
Check out this science project idea to compare organic produce to non-organic produce and how preservatives in food extend the shelf life of goods.
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Best Insulators
Best Insulators
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Best Insulators
This science fair project idea examines which type of insulation holds in the most heat.
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Effect of Pollution on the pH of Rainwater
Effect of Pollution on the pH of Rainwater
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Effect of Pollution on the pH of Rainwater
This fun science fair project idea helps students learn how acid rains are formed and explore how acid rain damages the environment.
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Can New Plants Be Made Without Seeds?
Can New Plants Be Made Without Seeds?
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Can New Plants Be Made Without Seeds?
This science fair project idea explores plant growth from a bulb, root, and a stem and investigates asexual plant reproduction.
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Using A Dichotomous Key To Identify Trees
Using A Dichotomous Key To Identify Trees
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Using A Dichotomous Key To Identify Trees
This science fair project idea identifies trees using a dichotomous key.
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Atmosperhic Layers
Atmosperhic Layers
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Atmosperhic Layers
This science fair project idea researches the different layers of the atmosphere and creates a visual representation of the atmospheric layers.
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Making A Rock In A Cup
Making A Rock In A Cup
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Making A Rock In A Cup
This science fair project idea creates a sedimentary rock and to investigate what takes place during the rock cycle.
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Creating Sound Through Vibrations
Creating Sound Through Vibrations
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Creating Sound Through Vibrations
This science fair project idea produces sounds by creating vibrations using different objects.
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Air Is Everywhere!
Air Is Everywhere!
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Air Is Everywhere!
This science fair project idea provides evidence that air is everywhere and takes up space.
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Separating Mixtures
Separating Mixtures
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Separating Mixtures
This science fair project idea explores the different properties of matter.
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Changing the Pitch of Sound
Changing the Pitch of Sound
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Changing the Pitch of Sound
This science fair project idea produces varying pitches of sound.
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Hot or Not?
Hot or Not?
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Hot or Not?
The objective of this experiment is to determine how effective hot water is in killing various kinds of microorganisms.
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Can Smokers Hold their Breath as long as Non-Smokers?
Can Smokers Hold their Breath as long as Non-Smokers?
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Can Smokers Hold their Breath as long as Non-Smokers?
Who can hold their breath longer, smokers or non-smokers? Find out in this science fair project idea!
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What Do Ants Eat?
What Do Ants Eat?
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What Do Ants Eat?
What do ants eat? Kids find out by observing a colony of ants in this cool zoology science fair project for 4th grade.
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Albedo
Albedo
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Albedo
Science fair project that examines albedo, and how this information is applied in the design of cars, sportswear, and other items. Which colors reflect light?
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Barometric Pressure
Barometric Pressure
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Barometric Pressure
Science fair project examining barometric pressure, and how it can be used to predict the weather. How does atmospheric pressures relate to weather conditions?
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Chemical Indicators
Chemical Indicators
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Chemical Indicators
Science fair project that teaches you about chemical indicators and how to make your own in order to identify various mystery solutions.
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Dew Point, Humidity and Weather
Dew Point, Humidity and Weather
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Dew Point, Humidity and Weather
Science fair project that examines condensation and the conditions needed in order for dew to form.
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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.
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Geology 101
Geology 101
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Geology 101
Science fair project that examines the behavior of water and gravel in creek beds and the formation of sedimentary rocks.
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Growing Bacteria
Growing Bacteria
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Growing Bacteria
Science fair project that examines how to grow bacteria in a controlled setting, using simple materials from around the home.
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Growing Crystals
Growing Crystals
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Growing Crystals
Science fair project in which you will examine how crystals are formed by creating your own crystal using charcoal briquettes, salt, and ammonia.
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Helium Rising
Helium Rising
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Helium Rising
Science fair project that examines how temperature affects density and how density in turn affects the behavior of helium gas.
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A Thunderous Sound
A Thunderous Sound
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A Thunderous Sound
Science fair project that examines what causes thunder and why a thunderclap sounds so loud. How is lightening related to the creation of sound waves?
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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.