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How to Make A Thermometer
How to Make A Thermometer
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How to Make A Thermometer
Kids will learn how to make a thermometer to to explore liquid density in this great science fair project. Which liquids are affected by temperature the most?
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How to Make a Lemon Battery
How to Make a Lemon Battery
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How to Make a Lemon Battery
For this science fair project, kids will learn how to make a lemon battery. They can conduct this classic experiment using readily available materials.
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Get Cracking
Get Cracking
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Get Cracking
Science fair project that determines whether cooling eggs helps them be peeled more easily. Compare the time it took to peel each egg.
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Latent Fingerprints
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Latent Fingerprints
Science fair project that develops latent fingerprints on a non-porous objects by converting superglue from a solid state to a gaseous state.
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Hot Dog Mummy
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Hot Dog Mummy
In this experiment you will replicate the mummification process by making a hot dog mummy.
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Forensic Entomology and the Life Cycle of the Blowfly
Forensic Entomology and the Life Cycle of the Blowfly
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Forensic Entomology and the Life Cycle of the Blowfly
Study the life cycle of the common blowfly as it relates to forensic investigation. Record the first time you see flies, maggots, and eggs.
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What a Drag!
What a Drag!
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What a Drag!
Science fair project that demonstrates the effect of detergent pollution on fresh water birds' ability to stay afloat.
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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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Can Plants Grow Without Sunlight or Water?
Can Plants Grow Without Sunlight or Water?
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Can Plants Grow Without Sunlight or Water?
Test whether plants can grow without sunlight and water.
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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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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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Snow to Liquid Ratio
Snow to Liquid Ratio
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Snow to Liquid Ratio
Science fair project that examines the different types of precipitation, evaluates the density of snow and calculates the ratio of snow-to-liquid.
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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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Do Different Types of Oil Mix or “Stack”?
Do Different Types of Oil Mix or “Stack”?
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Do Different Types of Oil Mix or “Stack”?
Do different types of oil mix or stack? Find out in this science fair project idea!
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Does Storing Cucumbers and Tomatoes in the Fridge Spoil Its Unique Flavors?
Does Storing Cucumbers and Tomatoes in the Fridge Spoil Its Unique Flavors?
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Does Storing Cucumbers and Tomatoes in the Fridge Spoil Its Unique Flavors?
Will storing cucumbers and tomatoes in the fridge destroy their unique flavors? Find out in this science fair project idea!
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How do Sedimentary Layers Form?
How do Sedimentary Layers Form?
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How do Sedimentary Layers Form?
In this science fair project, students discover how sedimentary layers form as sediments like mud, silt and sand settle over time.
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Streak Test
Streak Test
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Streak Test
In this science fair project, students use the streak test to tell minerals apart from each other.
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How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
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How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
In this science fair project, students learn how pressure can make the minerals in a rock line up in the same direction and form bands and foliation.
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Glove In a Jar: Demonstration of a Closed System
Glove In a Jar: Demonstration of a Closed System
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Glove In a Jar: Demonstration of a Closed System
In this science fair experiment, children demonstrate the relationship between the amount of stuff and the amount of pressure in a closed system.
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Floating Paper Clip
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Floating Paper Clip
In this free science fair project idea, we learn about surface tension and how it can support mass—in this case, a floating paper clip.
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Hero's Engine: Example of Newton's Third Law
Hero's Engine: Example of Newton's Third Law
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Hero's Engine: Example of Newton's Third Law
In this cool engineering science fair project, kids learn how to build Hero's engine: an enlightening example of Newton's third law.
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What Are the Layers of the Earth?
What Are the Layers of the Earth?
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What Are the Layers of the Earth?
Learn about the layers of the Earth and make a model! Create a earth layer book, cake, or clay diagram.
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Can Crystals Show Color Mixing?
Can Crystals Show Color Mixing?
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Can Crystals Show Color Mixing?
This science fair project idea determines if crystals will absorb food dye and if colors will mix by the process of diffusion.
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Effective Hand Washing
Effective Hand Washing
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Effective Hand Washing
This science fair project idea determines which method of hand cleansing is the most effective.
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Looking for 2nd grade science fair project ideas for your child's upcoming science fair? 2nd graders are naturally inquisitive, asking dozens of questions about the world around them. Good 2nd grade science fair projects should give kids the tools to seek the answers to their questions, while rewarding them for their innate drive to collect things, count and measure things, and describe things qualitatively. To this end, our team of professional laboratory scientists, science teachers, and educational consultants has put together a rich collection of second grade science fair projects and 2nd grade science experiments that equip kids to engage with the world scientifically.