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An Investigation into the Factors Affecting  the Dispersion of Oil in Water Ecosystems
An Investigation into the Factors Affecting the Dispersion of Oil in Water Ecosystems
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An Investigation into the Factors Affecting the Dispersion of Oil in Water Ecosystems
The objective of this science project is to examine the factors that affect the dispersion of oil in water, including water agitation.
Science
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Building a Simulated Volcano
Building a Simulated Volcano
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Building a Simulated Volcano
The objective of this science project was to build a model of a volcano and observe reaction between different substances, including baking soda and vinegar.
1st grade
Science
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Smart Card? A Study of ElectroMagnetic Fields Produced by RFID Transmitters
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Smart Card? A Study of ElectroMagnetic Fields Produced by RFID Transmitters
The goal of this science fair project was to evaluate the ElectroMagnetic Field produced by Radio Frequency Identification transmitters.
Science
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Can You Hear Me Now?
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Can You Hear Me Now?
The goal of this science fair project is to evaluate the effect of heat on sound wave frequency.
Science
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Acoustics: The Study of Sound
Acoustics: The Study of Sound
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Acoustics: The Study of Sound
The objective of this experiment is to identify common materials that absorb sound waves with the greatest efficiency.
Science
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Passive Solar Design
Passive Solar Design
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Passive Solar Design
The objective of this project is to examine the ways in which a passive solar house may contribute to conservation of energy.
Science
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Lunar Madness
Lunar Madness
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Lunar Madness
The objective of this project is to evaluate whether a top will spin at different rates during different phases of the moon.
Science
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An Alternative to Road Salt
An Alternative to Road Salt
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An Alternative to Road Salt
Science fair project which conducts a formal scientific investigation to evaluate different methods of melting roadway ice.
Science
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Removing Wrinkles From Polyester
Removing Wrinkles From Polyester
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Removing Wrinkles From Polyester
Science fair project that examines various techniques for removing wrinkles from polyester garments to understand why polyester garments become wrinkled.
Science
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Moisture Wicking Fabric
Moisture Wicking Fabric
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Moisture Wicking Fabric
Science fair project that compares the properties of different fabrics to determine whether natural or synthetic fabrics are better at wicking away moisture.
Science
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Material Friction
Material Friction
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Material Friction
Science fair project that determines which materials cause the most friction by sliding blocks of wood down a ramp.
Science
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Fluid Flow Rates
Fluid Flow Rates
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Fluid Flow Rates
Science fair project that examines the relationship between fluid flow rate, pressure, and resistance.
Science
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Soapy Surface Tension
Soapy Surface Tension
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Soapy Surface Tension
Science fair project that examines the effects of soap on the surface tension of water. How does soap affect the surface tension of water?
Science
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Ripening Tomatoes
Ripening Tomatoes
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Ripening Tomatoes
Science fair project which examines how stopping a tomato's ripening process using the enzyme ethylene effects the tomato plant and its reproduction cycle.
Science
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What is the Most Effective Winter Coat Insulation?
What is the Most Effective Winter Coat Insulation?
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What is the Most Effective Winter Coat Insulation?
Science fair project which identifies the most effective insulator that you could use to make a winter coat by comparing how well cloth and cotton trap heat.
Science
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Efficient Solar Energy
Efficient Solar Energy
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Efficient Solar Energy
Science fair project that examines learn how the angle of incidence affects the efficiency of solar panels. How does a solar cell work?
Science
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UV Radiation Protection
UV Radiation Protection
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UV Radiation Protection
Science fair project that evaluates how well clothing fabrics block UV radiation by examining the properties of different fabrics.
Science
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Change in UV Radiation
Change in UV Radiation
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Change in UV Radiation
Science fair project that determines how UV radiation emitted by the sun varies depending on the time of day, using a handheld UV detector
Science
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Decomposing Plastics
Decomposing Plastics
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Decomposing Plastics
Science fair project that measures the relative times it takes a plastic bag and a biodegradable plastic bag to decompose.
Science
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Solar Oven Design
Solar Oven Design
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Solar Oven Design
A great science fair project on solar oven design that helps kids learn about solar power and solar heating.
Science
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WiFi Signal Strength
WiFi Signal Strength
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WiFi Signal Strength
.Have you ever had problems with your wifi signal strength? In this experiment you will learn about how wireless signals pass through the air and solid objects.
Science
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Work and Energy
Work and Energy
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Work and Energy
Science fair project about work and energy which uses a simple mathematical formula to predict how far a jar will roll down an incline.
4th grade
Science
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Here's To Your Heart
Here's To Your Heart
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Here's To Your Heart
The project determines determine if a sports drink affects the heart rate of a student athlete during exercise.
4th grade
Science
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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.
1st grade
Science
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Up Periscope or Down?
Up Periscope or Down?
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Up Periscope or Down?
In this project, a model of a submarine is built to simulate the buoyancy and displacement of water and air.
4th grade
Science
Science Project

Physical Science Projects & Project Ideas

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