First Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

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Microwave Candy: Do Some Colors of M&Ms Melt Faster than Others?
Microwave Candy: Do Some Colors of M&Ms Melt Faster than Others?
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Microwave Candy: Do Some Colors of M&Ms Melt Faster than Others?
The goal of this fun science fair project idea is to microwave candy and investigate: do some colors of M&Ms melt faster than others?
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Solar Eclipse Model
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Solar Eclipse Model
Check out this fun science fair project idea for 1st grade: a solar eclipse model that demonstrates total, partial, and annular solar eclipses.
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What Is the Best Way to Wash Your Hands?
What Is the Best Way to Wash Your Hands?
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What Is the Best Way to Wash Your Hands?
This science project teaches young students about germs, bacteria, and the importance of washing their hands. Students will test what is the best way to wash.
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Deer Behavior
Deer Behavior
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Deer Behavior
This science project challenges students to study deer behavior in their natural habitat- the feeding patterns, social behaviors, male to female ratio, etc.
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Ew... Brown Guacamole!
Ew... Brown Guacamole!
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Ew... Brown Guacamole!
This science experiment tests why guacamole goes brown and if leaving the pit in will stop guacamole from turning brown.
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Why Do Greens Turn Brown?
Why Do Greens Turn Brown?
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Why Do Greens Turn Brown?
This science fair project teaches students about wilting and browning of salad greens.
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Speedy Snail Race
Speedy Snail Race
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Speedy Snail Race
This science experiment has students test whether a snail moves faster on concrete or dirt.
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Which Food Will Mold the Fastest?
Which Food Will Mold the Fastest?
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Which Food Will Mold the Fastest?
This science fair project teaches about mold. Students will test different foods to see which grow mold the fastest.
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Can You Keep a Secret?
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Can You Keep a Secret?
Stories change as you retell them. The objective of this science fair project is to demonstrate how information gets interpreted, distorted and changed.
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Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
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Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
This science fair project enhances the understanding and awareness of energy use and explores the concept of energy efficient.
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Make Your Own Crystal Art
Make Your Own Crystal Art
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Make Your Own Crystal Art
This science fair project idea teaches to understand and explore the concepts of crystal formation and dissolving substances.
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The Pressure is On
The Pressure is On
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The Pressure is On
In this project, a basketball containing different psi is dropped to see how well it bounces.
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Plants and Water
Plants and Water
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Plants and Water
Plants need water to grow. In this project we learn how plants transport water from their roots to their leaves
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Salt Water Density
Salt Water Density
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Salt Water Density
The objective of this science fair project is to investigate salt water density.
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Crystal Wonderland
Crystal Wonderland
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Crystal Wonderland
The objective of this science fair project is to examine the effects of temperature on salt and water solutions, as they form crystals over time.
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Dishing Out the Colors
Dishing Out the Colors
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Dishing Out the Colors
Find out whether we can create motion in a dish and as a result, create a wonderful and colorful show.
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What Happens When Oil and Water Get Together?
What Happens When Oil and Water Get Together?
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What Happens When Oil and Water Get Together?
In this science fair project, young children discover what happens when two fluids that have different densities get together.
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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.
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Discovering and Sorting Seeds in Fruits and Vegetables
Discovering and Sorting Seeds in Fruits and Vegetables
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Discovering and Sorting Seeds in Fruits and Vegetables
In this project children discover, identify, and sort seeds from a variety of fruits and vegetables
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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.
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How Do Weather Conditions Affect How Fast a Puddle Evaporates?
How Do Weather Conditions Affect How Fast a Puddle Evaporates?
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How Do Weather Conditions Affect How Fast a Puddle Evaporates?
In this science fair project, kids measure how weather conditions affect how fast a puddle evaporates.
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Plants Need Sunlight and Water
Plants Need Sunlight and Water
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Plants Need Sunlight and Water
This project is a vivid, concrete introduction to the basic but important idea that plants need sunlight and water to grow.
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Feeding Plants
Feeding Plants
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Feeding Plants
This project explores whether plants can live and grow when "watered" with juice, soda, or milk.
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Whole and Parts: Taking Things Apart
Whole and Parts: Taking Things Apart
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Whole and Parts: Taking Things Apart
This project leads to an understanding that a whole may be built of smaller parts that fit and work together and provides an introduction to basic tools.
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Eureka! Volume and the Displacement of Water
Eureka! Volume and the Displacement of Water
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Eureka! Volume and the Displacement of Water
This project demonstrates the correspondence between the volume of water displaced by a submerged object and the volume of the object displacing it.
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First Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

As 1st graders embark upon their elementary school careers, they'll be brimming with curiosity and an eagerness to learn about the world around them. Education.com's collection of 1st grade science projects not only encourages kids to ask questions about their world, but gives them the tools they need to seek answers. Our first grade science experiments can easily be accomplished at home in under 30 minutes with basic materials, and our first grade science fair project ideas provide young scientists with safe scientific procedures that make for fantastic presentations.