Physical Science Projects & Project Ideas

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Layered Liquids (A Study in Density)
Layered Liquids (A Study in Density)
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Layered Liquids (A Study in Density)
This science fair project idea examines liquids of different densities.
4th grade
Science
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Microwave Madness
Microwave Madness
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Microwave Madness
This science project idea examines the effect of microwaving on various objects.
4th grade
Science
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Magnets and Temperature: Does the Temperature of a Magnet Affect its Strength?
Magnets and Temperature: Does the Temperature of a Magnet Affect its Strength?
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Magnets and Temperature: Does the Temperature of a Magnet Affect its Strength?
Does the temperature of a magnet affect its strength? Learn about the relationship between magnets and temperature with this cool physics science fair project.
4th grade
Science
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Static Electricity Project
Static Electricity Project
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Static Electricity Project
The goal of this science fair project is to demonstrate different ways to generate static electricity and record its effects.
5th grade
Science
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Balancing Act: How does Gravity Affect Balance?
Balancing Act: How does Gravity Affect Balance?
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Balancing Act: How does Gravity Affect Balance?
The objective of this science fair project is to experiment with balancing everyday objects and observing the the effects of gravity on materials.
5th grade
Science
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Match Rocket
Match Rocket
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Match Rocket
Demonstrate the principle of jet propulsion in this science fair project by building a rocket from household materials.
Science
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All About Air Pressure
All About Air Pressure
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All About Air Pressure
The goal of this science fair experiment is to demonstrate the effects of air pressure on objects and analyze applications of air pressure principles.
3rd grade
Science
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The Ultimate Rollercoaster
The Ultimate Rollercoaster
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The Ultimate Rollercoaster
The objective of this science fair project is to observe the properties of friction and apply this knowledge to search for a near-frictionless surface.
Science
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Battery Power
Battery Power
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Battery Power
This science fair project idea determines the operating differences of AAA, AA, C, D batteries all with a 1.5 volt rating.
5th grade
Science
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3D Experiment: Red/Blue Glasses vs. HD Glasses
3D Experiment: Red/Blue Glasses vs. HD Glasses
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3D Experiment: Red/Blue Glasses vs. HD Glasses
In this fun science fair project, draw a 3D picture and compare the holographic effects of red and blue 3D glasses and HD glasses!
Science
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Golf Science Fair Project: Temperature and Rebound
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Golf Science Fair Project: Temperature and Rebound
The goal of this golf science fair science fair project is to determine whether the temperature of a golf ball affects its elasticity and its rebound.
3rd grade
Science
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Color Rendering Index: The Best Lighting for Makeup
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Color Rendering Index: The Best Lighting for Makeup
Kids learn about the color rendering index by finding the best lightning for makeup in this fun and original physics science fair project idea.
Science
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Centripetal and Centrifugal Force
Centripetal and Centrifugal Force
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Centripetal and Centrifugal Force
What's the difference between centripetal and centrifugal force? Students find out by seeing both in action as they conduct this experiment.
Science
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How to Demagnetize a Magnet
Science Project
How to Demagnetize a Magnet
Learn how to demagnetize a magnet and how physics can explain this phenomenon with this enlightening science fair project.
4th grade
Science
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Rubber Band Heat Engine
Rubber Band Heat Engine
Science Project
Rubber Band Heat Engine
Kids will create their own version of Richard Feynman's rubber band heat engine to learn about thermodynamics with this cool science fair project idea.
5th grade
Science
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Homemade Electroscope
Homemade Electroscope
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Homemade Electroscope
Kids will make a homemade electroscope and explain how it detects static charges through induction in this fun science fair project idea.
Science
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Complete Circuit: How Does a Flashlight Work?
Complete Circuit: How Does a Flashlight Work?
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Complete Circuit: How Does a Flashlight Work?
How does a flashlight work? Kids will make a complete circuit and explore how voltage contributes to brightness with this science fair project idea.
3rd grade
Science
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What Is a Series Circuit?
What Is a Series Circuit?
Science Project
What Is a Series Circuit?
What is a series circuit and how does it work? Learn about voltage, electrical current, and resistors in this cool science experiment!
Science
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Wind Tunnel Experiment
Science Project
Wind Tunnel Experiment
In this wind tunnel experiment, you'll make a wind tunnel to test lift and airflow on a model plane and explore aerodynamics and the Bernoulli Principle.
Science
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How to Make a Periscope
How to Make a Periscope
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How to Make a Periscope
Learn how to make a periscope with this cool engineering science fair project idea, and learn about optics to learn how a periscope works.
Science
Science Project
Water Pressure at Depth
Water Pressure at Depth
Science Project
Water Pressure at Depth
How does water pressure change with depth? Kids learn how pressure works underwater with this cool and easy demo.
2nd grade
Science
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Light Intensity and Distance
Light Intensity and Distance
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Light Intensity and Distance
In this physics project, learn about the relationship between light intensity and distance using a laser pointer, flashlight, and graph paper!
3rd grade
Science
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Fruit Battery
Fruit Battery
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Fruit Battery
Construct batteries that make electricity from fruits with this fun science fair project.
5th grade
Science
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Rough Riders
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Rough Riders
The project investigates how friction affects motion by using different surface textures.
3rd grade
Science
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Color Me Hot!
Color Me Hot!
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Color Me Hot!
This project tests the hypothesis that dark colors absorb more heat than light colors.
3rd grade
Science
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Physical Science Projects & Project Ideas

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