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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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Sinking Objects
Sinking Objects
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Sinking Objects
This science fair project idea investigates which objects float and sink in honey, water, and oil.
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Parachutes
Parachutes
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Parachutes
This science fair project idea determines if the size of the parachute will change the rate at which an object falls.
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Duck Feet
Duck Feet
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Duck Feet
This science fair project idea investigates if webbed feet help a duck (and others) swim.
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Don't Be A Drag
Don't Be A Drag
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Don't Be A Drag
This science fair project idea investigates how the shape of an object affects drag.
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Like Oil And Vinegar
Like Oil And Vinegar
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Like Oil And Vinegar
This science fair project idea investigates emulsifiers that allow oil and vinegar to mix.
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Defying Gravity
Defying Gravity
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Defying Gravity
This science fair project idea investigates how magnetism can defy the force of gravity.
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Measuring Magnification
Measuring Magnification
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Measuring Magnification
This science fair project idea investigates how optical distances change the apparent size of an object as seen through a magnifying lens.
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Plants Form Water
Plants Form Water
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Plants Form Water
This science fair project idea demonstrates that plants give off water.
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Bridge Over Troubled Water
Bridge Over Troubled Water
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Bridge Over Troubled Water
This science fair project idea explores how length affects the weight a bridge can hold.
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Low Fat, Low Taste?
Low Fat, Low Taste?
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Low Fat, Low Taste?
This science fair project idea investigates if fats add to the flavor of food.
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Does Hot Water Boil Faster Than Cold?
Does Hot Water Boil Faster Than Cold?
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Does Hot Water Boil Faster Than Cold?
Discover whether cold or hot water from the faucet will boil faster on the stove.
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Drum Size and Pitch
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Drum Size and Pitch
How does the size of a vibrating surface affect the pitch of a drum? Learn about drum size and pitch with this easy science fair project idea.
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Heat Transfer Experiment
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Heat Transfer Experiment
This simple heat transfer experiment is a great introduction to the concepts of heat transfer and conduction.
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Form and Function
Form and Function
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Form and Function
Science fair project idea that examines different physical characteristics of a chosen animal. Make educated guesses about evolution based on animal's form.
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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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Does Ultraviolet (UV) Light Pass through Some Colors More than Others?
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Does Ultraviolet (UV) Light Pass through Some Colors More than Others?
The purpose of this science fair project is to explore whether UV light passes through some colors and not others by looking at blue, red, purple, and clear.
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The Single Fixed Pulley System
The Single Fixed Pulley System
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The Single Fixed Pulley System
Kids construct a single fixed pulley system to learn how pulleys can make work easier in this cool physics and engineering science fair project idea.
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Where Did the Ladybug Get Her Spots?
Where Did the Ladybug Get Her Spots?
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Where Did the Ladybug Get Her Spots?
This science project lets students explore the number of spots on a ladybird and how to treat ladybugs with respect.
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Rats!
Rats!
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Rats!
This experiment has students record rat behavior to learn about the benefits of rats and research rat myths throughout history.
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Is it a Fruit or a Veggie?
Is it a Fruit or a Veggie?
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Is it a Fruit or a Veggie?
This science fair project teaches students the differences between fruits and vegetables.
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Bust That Rust!
Bust That Rust!
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Bust That Rust!
These science fair experiments demonstrate the chemistry of rust and the oxidation process.
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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.