10 Human Body Science Fair Projects

Check out this slideshow of some of our favorite anatomy and human body science fair projects. These experimental procedures enable kids to investigate human reflexes, hearing, vision, and more.

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Pareidolia: People Hear What They Want to Hear

Do people only "hear" what they want to hear? Explore pareidolia and psychoacoustics with this easy science fair project that pits melody against white noise.
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Sound Localization: Judging Sound Direction

How good are humans at sound localization? Kids can try this cool science fair project idea to see how good their friends are at judging sound direction.
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Caffeine and Heart Rate: What Is the Effect of Caffeine on Heart Rate?

Is there a relationship between caffeine and heart rate? Students will determine the effect of caffeine on heart rate in this fun science fair project.
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High Frequency Hearing Test

Little scientists will make inferences about hearing loss, pitch, and frequency in this great science fair idea that puts the human ear to the test.
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Exercise and Memory

Test of the effect of exercise on rote memory. Prepare a single list of 40 randomly chosen words. Have volunteers recall as many words as possible.
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Retinal Blind Spots

The goal of this fun science experiment is to explore the limitations of sight and learn working of the human eyes.
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Who Is More Likely To Be a “Super Taster”?

This experiment evaluates if people of a specific gender or age more likely have an elevated number of taste buds, allowing them to taste what others cannot.
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Hair Olympics

Determine the growth rates of different types of human hair. Ask volunteers to not cut their hair until the end of experiment. Measure hair length.
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Fingerprint Analysis: A Family Case Study

Are you ready to be a detective for science? Then get out your magnifying glass and start studying fingerprints!
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Seeing Different Images in Optical Illusions! Is It a Boy or Girl Thing?

The objective of this science fair project is to determine whether there are gender differences when boys and girls view optical illusions.
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