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Science Fair Project Ideas

Find a great science fair project idea. Projects are grouped by subject and also by grade level.
  1. Free Science Fair Project Ideas (4)
  2. Grade School Project Ideas (18)
  3. High School Project Ideas (10)
  4. Middle School Project Ideas (5)
  5. Reader Project Ideas (9)

Science Fair Project Idea List - All Science Subjects
These science fair project ideas provide information and questions you can develop into a science fair project. Bookmark this page or check back regularly, since new ideas are added. You may submit an idea for a science fair project to be included in the list.

Grade School Science Fair Project Ideas
Share your elementary or grade school science fair project ideas.

Middle School Science Fair Project Ideas
It can be really hard to come up with a science fair project idea. Sometimes it helps to see what others have done or to read project ideas. Have you done a middle school science fair project or do you have a good idea for a good middle school project? Here's your chance to share what you think with other readers. What's your project idea?

My Science Fair Project
Did you do a science fair project? Here's your chance to show off your science fair project and help others with their science fair projects by seeing an example. Explain what you did, how you did it, and what your results were. Is there anything you would like others to know about your science fair project? Do you have any pictures of your science fair project? Here's your chance to share.

Animal Science Fair Project Ideas
Do you want to do a science fair project with your pet or another type of animal? Here is a collection of ideas that you can use for your project.

How to Find Original Science Fair Project Ideas
Do you want to come up with a truly original science fair project that is all your own and not one out of a book or used by another student? Here's advice that may help stimulate your creativity.

Types of Science Fair Projects
Learn about the five types of science fair projects, then decide which is right for you.

Best Science Fair Project Idea - Reader Submissions
Do you have a great idea for a science fair project? Add it here so you won't forget it or to help other people who are having trouble coming up with an idea. If you are having trouble coming up with a science fair project idea, get an idea here.

Chemistry Science Fair Project Ideas
Find ideas for chemistry science fair projects. The experiments and projects are categorized according to topic and age group so you can find the chemistry science fair project that is perfect for you.

Cool Science Fair Projects
Some science fair projects are just more cool than others. Here's a look at some cool science fair project ideas as well as a collection of reader-submitted cool project ideas.

Cool Science Fair Project Ideas - Reader Submissions
Have you done a cool science fair project or do you have an idea for a cool science fair project? Share your ideas or read these ideas and try the project yourself.

Easy Science Fair Projects
Science fair projects don't have to be hard or complicated. Here is a collection of ideas of easy science fair projects you can do.

Easy Science Fair Projects - Reader Submissions
Do you have an idea for an easy science fair project? Maybe you just want to see ideas for easy science fair projects that have been submitted by others. Either way, you've come to the right place.

Elementary School Science Fair Projects
Find science fair project ideas suitable for the kindergarten through fifth grade level. I've included projects for the preschool level also.

Middle School Science Fair Projects
Find ideas for middle school science fair projects. These are projects suitable for the 6-8 grade level.

High School Science Fair Projects
Get ideas for great high school science projects. These are projects targeted from the 9-12 grade educational level.

High School Science Fair Project Ideas - Reader Submissions
High school science fair projects are expected to invent, solve a problem, model or otherwise innovate. It can be really hard to come up with a...

College Science Fair Projects
Get ideas for science fair projects suitable for college level students. Most of these projects are targeted for the freshman year.

12th Grade Science Fair Projects
Find an idea for a 12th grade science fair project or a science project targeted at the high school senior level.

11th Grade Science Fair Projects
Find an idea for a 11th grade science fair project or a science project targeted at the high school education level.

10th Grade Science Fair Projects
Find an idea for a 10th grade science fair project or a science project targeted at the high school education level.

9th Grade Science Fair Projects
Find an idea for a 9th grade science fair project or entry level high school project.

8th Grade Science Fair Projects
Get ideas for 8th grade science fair projects. These are experiments and topics suitable for upper middle school level science fair projects.

7th Grade Science Fair Projects
Find an idea for a 7th grade science fair project or a science project targeted at the intermediate middle school level.

6th Grade Science Fair Projects
Get ideas for 6th grade science fair projects. These are topics and experiments suitable for upper grade school or entry level into middle school.

5th Grade Science Fair Project Ideas
Get ideas for 5th grade science fair projects. These are experiments and topics suitable for upper elementary school level science fair projects.

4th Grade Science Fair Project Ideas
Get ideas for 4th grade science fair projects. These are experiments and topics suitable for elementary school level science fair projects.

3rd Grade Science Fair Project Ideas
Get ideas for 3th grade science fair projects. These are experiments and topics suitable for grade school level science fair projects.

2nd Grade Science Fair Project Ideas
Get ideas for 2nd grade science fair projects. These are experiments and topics suitable for grade school level science fair projects.

Second Grade Science Fair Projects - Reader Submissions
Second grade is a good level to do a science fair project, but it can be challenging finding a science fair project idea. Do you have an idea for a second grade science fair project? If so, share your project idea here. If you need a second grade science fair project, read the ideas that have been submitted by people just like you.

1st Grade Science Projects
Get ideas for 1st grade science fair projects. These are experiments and topics suitable for grade school level science fair projects around the 1st grade level.

First Grade Science Fair Projects - Reader Submissions
First grade may be your first introduction to science fair projects. It can be really hard to come up with a science fair project idea, especially if science fairs are new to you. Do you have an idea for a first grade science fair project? If so, share your idea here. If you need a first grade science fair project, read these ideas that have been submitted by people just like you.

Kindergarten Science Projects
Kindergarten science projects give kindergarten students the opportunity to explore science by making observations and predictions based on the observations. Concepts should be easy to understand and materials used in the science projects should be non-toxic and easy for small hands to manage. Here are some examples of kindergarten science projects.

Kindergarten Science Project Ideas - Reader Responses
Do you need an idea for a kindergarten science project? Do you have a great idea for a kindergarten science project or have you done a kindergarten science project that you would like to share with others? Here's your chance to get or share project ideas.

Preschool Science Projects
Preschool is an excellent time to introduce kids to science. There are lots of great science projects you can do with preschool students that allow them to ask and answer questions and gain an appreciation for science. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Preschool Science Activities - Reader Responses
Preschool kids are interested in how the world around them works and in cause and effect. It's a great time to introduce kids to science, but it isn't always easy to come up with a science activity that is engaging, safe, and educational. Do you have an idea for a preschool science activity? You can add your idea or read ideas for preschool science activities submitted by other readers.

Acid & Base Science Fair Project Ideas
Get ideas for science fair projects involving acids, bases, and pH. You can test acidity, simulate acid rain, examine the corrosiveness of common household chemicals, and more.

Biology Science Fair Project Ideas
Get science fair project ideas on animals, the human body, plants, and fungi.

Bubble Life & Temperature
This science fair project examines whether bubbles last the same length of time in hot temperatures as they do in cool temperatures.

Caffeine Science Fair Projects
Caffeine is a naturally occurring stimulant that is found in many foods, beverages, and drugs. You can explore the effects of caffeine with your science fair project.

Chemistry Science Fair Project Ideas
Stimulate your own ideas for a chemistry science fair project by looking at examples of chemistry projects other students have performed.

Crystal Science Fair Project Ideas
Are you looking for a fun science fair project idea? Here are some ways you can turn crystal growing into a research project. There are links to instructions for growing different types of crystals and for designing a great science fair project, too.

Dry Ice Science Fair Projects
There are a lot of interesting science fair projects you can do using dry ice. Here are some ideas that you can use as-is or can modify to make your own unique science fair project.

Elementary School Physical Science Fair Project Ideas
Trying to find the topic for a science fair project can be almost as challenging as the project itself. Elementary school level projects should be not only informative but quick and fun. Great projects usually answer a question, rather than a general demonstration or display.

Engineering Science Fair Projects
Engineering science fair projects can involve designing, building, analyzing, modeling or improving a device. You can also test or create materials. Here are some specific ideas of engineering science fair project ideas.

Environmental Science Fair Projects
Are you interested in doing a science fair project that involves the environment, ecology, pollution, or other environmental issues? Here are some science fair project ideas that involve environmental science.

Fire Science Fair Project Ideas
Are you looking for a science fair project that involves fire, candles, or combustion? Here are some ideas for fire projects to get you brainstorming.

Food and Cooking Science Fair Project Ideas
These are ideas for science fair projects that involve food or cooking chemistry. Links are provided for additional science fair project help and food chemistry information.

Free Science Fair Projects
There are lots of good science fair projects that don't cost anything to do. Find a science fair project idea for a project that is free.

Household Product Testing Science Fair Project Ideas
Science doesn't have to be expensive and it doesn't require specialized lab equipment. These are ideas for science fair projects that involve testing or comparing common household products.

Magnetism Science Fair Projects
Do you like magnets? Science fair projects can examine magnetism or electromagnets. Here are some magnetism science fair project ideas.

Materials Science Fair Projects
Materials science involves physical science and engineering. Science fair projects can invent new materials, improve existing materials, test the properties of materials, or compare the suitability of different materials for a specific purpose. Here's a look at some science fair project ideas in this field of research.

Plant and Soil Science Fair Project Ideas
Here are some science fair project ideas that involve plants and soil chemistry. Are you looking for an environmental science project? Check here!

Plastics & Polymers Science Fair Project Ideas
Find ideas for a science fair project involving plastics or polymers.

Pollution Science Fair Projects
This is a collection of ideas for pollution and green chemistry science fair projects.

Salt & Sugar Science Fair Project Ideas
Salt and sugar are two materials you probably have on hand. There are many science fair projects you can do with either of these ingredients. Here's a list of ideas to help get you started on your science fair project.

Sports Science Fair Project Ideas
There is a lot of science involved in sports. Combine your love of sports with science to come up with the perfect science fair project.

Teen Science Fair Project Ideas
Projects include dating, earthquakes, global warming, planets, and spiders. These are mainly middle school project ideas.

Science Fair Ideas
Browse this list of hundreds of science fair ideas to find the perfect science fair project according to grade level.

Shopping Science Fair Projects
There is a lot of science behind shopping, including the patterns exhibited by shoppers and the types of products shoppers choose to buy. Here are some ideas for shopping science fair projects.

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