First Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

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Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
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Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
This science fair project enhances the understanding and awareness of energy use and explores the concept of energy efficient.
1st grade
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Make Your Own Crystal Art
Make Your Own Crystal Art
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Make Your Own Crystal Art
This science fair project idea teaches to understand and explore the concepts of crystal formation and dissolving substances.
1st grade
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What Is the Best Way to Wash Your Hands?
What Is the Best Way to Wash Your Hands?
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What Is the Best Way to Wash Your Hands?
This science project teaches young students about germs, bacteria, and the importance of washing their hands. Students will test what is the best way to wash.
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Deer Behavior
Deer Behavior
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Deer Behavior
This science project challenges students to study deer behavior in their natural habitat- the feeding patterns, social behaviors, male to female ratio, etc.
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Ew... Brown Guacamole!
Ew... Brown Guacamole!
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Ew... Brown Guacamole!
This science experiment tests why guacamole goes brown and if leaving the pit in will stop guacamole from turning brown.
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Why Do Greens Turn Brown?
Why Do Greens Turn Brown?
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Why Do Greens Turn Brown?
This science fair project teaches students about wilting and browning of salad greens.
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Microwave Candy: Do Some Colors of M&Ms Melt Faster than Others?
Microwave Candy: Do Some Colors of M&Ms Melt Faster than Others?
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Microwave Candy: Do Some Colors of M&Ms Melt Faster than Others?
The goal of this fun science fair project idea is to microwave candy and investigate: do some colors of M&Ms melt faster than others?
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Speedy Snail Race
Speedy Snail Race
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Speedy Snail Race
This science experiment has students test whether a snail moves faster on concrete or dirt.
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Which Food Will Mold the Fastest?
Which Food Will Mold the Fastest?
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Which Food Will Mold the Fastest?
This science fair project teaches about mold. Students will test different foods to see which grow mold the fastest.
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Can You Keep a Secret?
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Can You Keep a Secret?
Stories change as you retell them. The objective of this science fair project is to demonstrate how information gets interpreted, distorted and changed.
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African Savanna Animal Adaptations: Camouflage
African Savanna Animal Adaptations: Camouflage
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African Savanna Animal Adaptations: Camouflage
Camouflage is one of the most important animal adaptations in the African savanna biome. Kids create their own camouflage with this fun science fair project.
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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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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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Dishing Out the Colors
Dishing Out the Colors
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Dishing Out the Colors
Find out whether we can create motion in a dish and as a result, create a wonderful and colorful show.
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What is Surface Tension?
What is Surface Tension?
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What is Surface Tension?
What is surface tension? Kids will discover how water-skating insects use surface tension to keep from sinking by making a model water walker.
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Dissolving Packing Peanuts
Dissolving Packing Peanuts
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Dissolving Packing Peanuts
Learn how starch and carbohydrates interact with different solvents in this fun and easy packing peanut science fair project.
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Experimenting with Ant Food: Do Ants Have Favorite Flavors?
Experimenting with Ant Food: Do Ants Have Favorite Flavors?
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Experimenting with Ant Food: Do Ants Have Favorite Flavors?
People have favorite flavors, but what about ants? Which ant food is the most popular?
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What Do Worms Eat? A Compost Project
What Do Worms Eat? A Compost Project
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What Do Worms Eat? A Compost Project
What do worms eat? Kids find out what kinds of rotting leaves and vegetables worms prefer in this cool compost science fair project.
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Watching Birds at a Sit Spot
Watching Birds at a Sit Spot
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Watching Birds at a Sit Spot
Learn how to be a bird scientist in this simple project of watching feathered friends in their habitat.
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Shadow Science: What Makes Shade Shift?
Shadow Science: What Makes Shade Shift?
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Shadow Science: What Makes Shade Shift?
What makes your shadow dance around all day? Let's play detective and find out why that sneaky shadow never stays in one place for long.
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Word Color Association: Are You Feeling Orange?
Word Color Association: Are You Feeling Orange?
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Word Color Association: Are You Feeling Orange?
Word color association is just a fancy way to talk about the way we connect colors with words.
1st grade
Social studies
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Candy Science: A Halloween Experiment
Candy Science: A Halloween Experiment
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Candy Science: A Halloween Experiment
With Halloween right around the corner, find a way to use your brain and reward your tummy with a new type of science -- candy science!
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Sour Taste Testing: When Life Gives You Lemons
Sour Taste Testing: When Life Gives You Lemons
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Sour Taste Testing: When Life Gives You Lemons
Are your taste buds up for the challenge? Put tongues to the test with this science fair project that examines who enjoys sour flavors more, adults or kids?
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Candy or Medicine?
Candy or Medicine?
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Candy or Medicine?
Uh-oh! Is that a pill sitting on the counter or a piece of candy?
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First Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

As 1st graders embark upon their elementary school careers, they'll be brimming with curiosity and an eagerness to learn about the world around them. Education.com's collection of 1st grade science projects not only encourages kids to ask questions about their world, but gives them the tools they need to seek answers. Our first grade science experiments can easily be accomplished at home in under 30 minutes with basic materials, and our first grade science fair project ideas provide young scientists with safe scientific procedures that make for fantastic presentations.