Looking for that next winning science fair experiment? Or a science project for class? Or, how about some “just for fun” activities? You’ll find hundreds of project ideas for grades K through 12, from simple and easy projects, perfect for elementary school to more complex projects suitable for high-school level competitions. Scroll through our list of projects to find your favorite! All have been compiled and written by teachers and professionals working in the field of science.
What if you had information you thought was true, yet went against what astronomers trusted and people, including the Catholic Church, believed? Copernicus faced this dilemma. His great idea would transform the way people understood the sun, moon and planets and how they moved.
Technology seems like a constant upgrade—it is there to solve problems but might present problems itself such as a credit card being hacked, an ATM being read remotely or a microwave burning up. Speaking of the microwave, it’s been around a long time. How old do you think it is?
As an organ, the brain is the most complex and the most miraculous in operation. Brain science only came into the forefront of study in the nineteenth century by examining victims with damaged brains. Learn more about the miraculous human brain.
Children will have a blast making a fire extinguisher, launching a rocket into outer space, and making the perfect Christmas present for mom while participating in these hot experiments with baking soda and vinegar.
I’m not going to pretend that making ink is an easy process, but it sure is fun! The results can vary greatly, even when using the same formula, but that’s part of the charm. There are different methods and different color inks you can create including red, black, brown and even invisible ink!
Looking for a cool science experiment for this year’s fair? Check out these experiments for kids about sound waves, and see if any of them piques your interest.
Prepare your middle school or high school students for the science fair with this list of challenging projects. Make this year’s science fair a complete success! Projects that capture your students' interest will motivate them to consider the multiple exciting aspects of science.
All of these science projects are easy enough for the third grader to do at home, with items you probably already have! Get started performing these easy experiments today!
Grow crystals in a manner that is fun and simple for elementary and middle school students. By showing children the process behind this development, teachers are able to teach them more complicated crystal formations.
If you love ice cream, here are three science projects you will not want to pass up. Ice cubes are going to challenge ice cream; two flavors will race, and crushed ice will see if it is a match for ice cream in these experiments dealing with melting. It’s hard to believe you are learning!