Fifth Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

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Demonstrating Photosynthesis: Writing in Grass
Demonstrating Photosynthesis: Writing in Grass
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Demonstrating Photosynthesis: Writing in Grass
This fun experiment provides a concrete and visually striking illustration of photosynthesis.
5th grade
Science
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What Lives in the Air Conditioner?
What Lives in the Air Conditioner?
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What Lives in the Air Conditioner?
In this science fair projects, students will grow out the bacteria that collect on air conditioner filters.
5th grade
Science
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Taste Perception
Taste Perception
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Taste Perception
This project examines whether people's taste perception is influenced by what they see.
5th grade
Social studies
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Text on Screen vs. Type on Paper: Which is Easier to Remember?
Text on Screen vs. Type on Paper: Which is Easier to Remember?
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Text on Screen vs. Type on Paper: Which is Easier to Remember?
This experiment explores whether reading text on a computer screen or type on paper leads to better retention of the information read.
5th grade
Science
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Is there a Relationship between Tempo and Genre?
Is there a Relationship between Tempo and Genre?
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Is there a Relationship between Tempo and Genre?
Which music genres have the fastest tempos? The slowest? This experiment determines if there's a relationship between beats per minute in a song and its genre.
5th grade
Science
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17: The Most Popular Random Number
17: The Most Popular Random Number
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17: The Most Popular Random Number
This project explores whether people's choice of a "random" number is not as random as it seems.
5th grade
Science
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Which Color Absorbs the Most Heat?
Which Color Absorbs the Most Heat?
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Which Color Absorbs the Most Heat?
In this fun experiment, we'll find out how color affects heat absorption!
5th grade
Science
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Self-Inflating Balloons
Self-Inflating Balloons
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Self-Inflating Balloons
In this science fair project, kids start a chemical reaction that will make a balloon inflate itself!
5th grade
Science
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The Ghost in the Tube
The Ghost in the Tube
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The Ghost in the Tube
In this science fair project, you'll make a "ghost" appear in a test tube, and learn about what happens when hot water and cold water interact.
5th grade
Science
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DIY Electromagnet
DIY Electromagnet
Science Project
DIY Electromagnet
Create a DIY Electromagnet! Using a 9v battery to create an electrical field around a nail, students explore electromagnetism in this cool science project idea.
5th grade
Science
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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.