Summertime Science for Middle School

These fantastic summertime science fair projects for middle school students get kids outdoors to perform some fun and engaging science investigations.

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Solar Hot Dog Cooker

Kids use applied math to build and test a parabolic mirror solar hot dog cooker in this cool engineering science fair project idea for middle school.
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How to Make a Solar Oven

Check out this cool and free middle school science fair project idea on how to make a solar oven.
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How to Find Maximum Height of a Projectile

In this physics project, you'll learn how to find the maximum height of a projectile using some math and trigonometry.
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Horizontal and Vertical Motion

Learn about the horizontal and vertical motion of a projectile in this cool physics science fair project idea for advanced middle and high school students.
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Mentos and Diet Coke Experiment

Kids love the dramatic Mentos and Diet Coke experiment conducted in this awesome science fair project.
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Do Gas Stations Cause Soil Pollution?

In this science experiment, test the pH of soil surrounding a gas station to determine if gas stations have a negative effect on the environment.
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The Best Day to Fly a Kite

Determine how wind speed affects the stability of a kite and the ease of getting it into the air.
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