Ch 5: Science Fair Projects: Elementary & Middle School

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll find useful resources for designing and building science fair projects. Use these articles as a guide to help your elementary and middle school students create fun and educational projects.

Science Fair Projects: Elementary & Middle School - Chapter Summary

Learning about science will be a blast for your students with these engaging project ideas. This chapter compiles a series of helpful articles on science fair projects for kindergarten through eight grade students. Read about a variety of project ideas that will be appropriate for all levels.

Chapter Articles and Objectives

Article Objective
Kindergarten Science Fair Projects Find projects that kindergarteners can create with some adult assistance.
1st Grade Science Projects Help your first graders show off their science knowledge with these simple projects.
2nd Grade Science Projects Review projects that will engage second graders in science learning.
3rd Grade Science Projects Explore projects on the fundamentals of science suitable for third grade students.
4th Grade Science Projects Look up projects that will teach fourth graders about basic scientific principles.
Middle School Science Fair Projects Use these resources to help middle school students create informative science projects that can be displayed to classmates or in a science fair.
5th Grade Science Projects Learn about projects that will allow fifth graders to demonstrate their skills in scientific inquiry.
6th Grade Science Fair Projects Engage your sixth graders in science learning with these great project ideas.
7th Grade Science Fair Projects Get your seventh graders excited about science with these dynamic project ideas.
8th Grade Science Fair Projects Cultivate your eighth graders' scientific minds with these science fair projects.

11 Lessons in Chapter 5: Science Fair Projects: Elementary & Middle School
Earth Science Projects

1. Earth Science Projects

The Earth is a fascinating planet, and contains a ton of material to research for projects. This article will look at a few ideas to get your mind rolling and help you create a project for yourself.

1st Grade Science Projects

2. 1st Grade Science Projects

It's your first year of school, and that means you need some ideas for a science project. This article will give you a list of project plans that you can use, or that might inspire you to think of your own.

2nd Grade Science Projects

3. 2nd Grade Science Projects

Do you need a science project idea for your second grade class? You came to the right spot! This article has a few cool ideas for you to present in your classroom.

3rd Grade Science Projects

4. 3rd Grade Science Projects

If you have a science project for third grade coming up, and you need an idea of what to do, take a look at this article. We'll show you a few great experiments that will leave your classmates entertained and educated.

4th Grade Science Projects

5. 4th Grade Science Projects

If you like science, then performing experiments should be right up your alley. This article has some great ideas for your fourth grade science project, and also tells you what kinds of questions you can ask along the way.

5th Grade Science Projects

6. 5th Grade Science Projects

Science can be a lot of fun, and performing an experiment in your classroom can be one of the best parts of the year. Read this article for some ideas on science projects for your presentation.

8th Grade Science Projects

7. 8th Grade Science Projects

Looking for hands-on science projects for your eighth graders? Here are a few fun project ideas to engage your students and pique their interest in this subject.

Forensic Science Games

8. Forensic Science Games

Thanks to modern television shows, forensic science has become a popular learning topic. While the field encompasses subjects such as logic, chemistry, biology, mathematics, and psychology, here are some games that can hone in on some of the variables in this diverse field. Use them separately or put them together for a thoroughly interactive experience.

Science Articles for Kids

9. Science Articles for Kids

You can find some interesting science articles that deal with a variety of scientific subjects for your students with this article. You'll also get some additional resources related to the information covered by these articles. These articles offer a great way for students to find ideas for science fair projects!

Science Articles for Middle School

10. Science Articles for Middle School

Reading interesting science articles can spark new interests and encourage further exploration of educational topics. See if any of the articles below pique your interest, and maybe even lead into a fun science fair project.

Science Picture Books

11. Science Picture Books

Picture books can be a great way to capture children's interest in science. Use the list below to select engaging and age-appropriate science picture books for your classroom or child and explore some helpful science review courses that will help bring these topics to life.

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