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Science Projects For Students

Science encompasses a huge number of topics on which students can take up a variety of interesting and thought-provoking projects. By the time they are in high school, students are well versed with most scientific methods and have a good idea about the elementary scientific principles. This is why they need to choose topics for projects that will help to widen their knowledge base and enhance their communication and presentation skills at the same time. Carrying out a science project is quite similar to executing a real world job because you have to make use of skills which you have mastered throughout your educational years.

  1. Make a String Phone: Use paper cups to make a string phone and talk with friends while learning about sound waves with this cool science project for kids.
  2. Egg Drop: Design and build something that can safely protect an egg from smashing all over the ground with this fun egg drop project for kids.
  3. Grow Salt Crystals: Grow your own collection of beautiful salt crystals and examine what they look like under the sharp focus of a microscope.
  4. Does music have an effect on plant growth?
  5. Can biomass be used to generate electricity by creating methane gas?
  6. Can soil besides a roadway be a health hazard?
  7. What are the best grasses to use to reduce the amount of soil in runoff?
  8. How to different fabrics compare as barriers against UV radiation?
  9. Is it possible to use recycled newspaper to fertilize plants?
  10. Which enzyme works best to reduce grease in a grease trap?
  11. Which kind of foods do dogs prefer best?
  12. The effect of nicotine, air, yeast on mold growth
  13. Factors affecting the strength of hair
  14. Factors affecting the growth of bacteria
  15. Factors affecting the growth of molds or yeast
  16. What is the best way to keep an ice cube from melting?
  17. What level of salt works best to hatch brine shrimp?
  18. Can the foods we eat actually affect our heart rate?
  19. Can background noise levels affect how well we concentrate?
  20. Does acid rain affect the growth of aquatic plants?
  21. Making a Robot: from household parts or take it a step further with real robotic equipment and challenges.
  22. Make Your Own Fossil
  23. Stalactites and Stalagmites: Real stalactites and stalagmites take a long time to form and you can speed up the process by making your own.
  24. Make a Kaleidoscope
  25. How to Make Butter
  26. The Egg and the Bottle experiment in which a hard-boiled egg pops into a bottle when the bottle is heated.
  27. Make a Simple Microscope
  28. Does age affect human reaction times?
  29. What is the effect of salt on the boiling temperature of water?
  30. Does shoe design really affect an athlete’s jumping height?
  31. What type of grass seed grows the fastest?
  32. Can animals see in the dark better than humans?
  33. Does gravity affect plant growth?
  34. The importance of earthworms to soil and plants
  35. The effects of soil components and organic matter on growth of plants.
  36. Plants and animal life in a creek or stream
  37. Plants and animal life in a balanced aquarium
  38. How do the hours of sunlight affect plant growth?
  39. How does the strength of weed killer affect the plant growth?
  40. How does the temperature affect the plant growth?
  41. How do pollutants affect the plant growth?
  42. How does the PH level affect the plant growth?
  43. Can plants live without carbon dioxide?
  44. Is there a relation between sunspot cycles and earthquakes?
  45. Exploring methods of controlling erosion
  46. Study of air tides: phases of the moon versus barometric pressure
  47. Effects of the weather on human emotions
  48. Factors affecting ice patterns on glass
  49. Study of the relation between wind direction and temperature inversions
  50. Annual variations in the ecology of a body of water
  51. Study of the relation between vegetation and insects
  52. Study of air purification methods
  53. Efficient methods of breaking down crude oil in seawater
  54. Experimenting with microbial degradation of petroleum
  55. Experimenting with biodegradability
  56. Finding an ink that would decompose for recycling paper
  57. Using solar energy to purify polluted or salt water
  58. The effect of surface temperature on quality of fingerprints is obtained. The testing is done by extracting fingerprints from drinking glasses at various temperatures.
  59. How do different Types of Soil Affect the Growth of a Pinto Bean: this project will help produce more trees and plants faster, so they can clean the polluted air around the plant’s area.
  60. What environmental factors favor decomposition by soil microbes?
  61. How to build a sidereal pointer to help us to locate the position of a celestial body
  62. How to build a homemade magnetometer to study how the earth’s magnetic fields are affected by solar storms
  63. Effect of Water on Plant Roots
  64. Double Color Flower
  65. Organic and Inorganic Fertilizer
  66. Plant Hormones and Growth
  67. Gases and Germination Rate
  68. Plant Food and Growth
  69. Plant Growth in Water or Soil
  70. Hydroponics and Growth
  71. Effect of Media on Growth
  72. Determine if people respond more quickly to visual or auditory stimuli.
  73. Determine if a person’s reading comprehension is greater when reading written material on paper or from a computer screen.
  74. Determine whether elementary grade students comprehend directions better with visual, aural, or typed directions.
  75. Can people really taste the difference between fat free and regular foods?  Does age, gender, or other factors affect the ability to taste the difference if there is one?
  76. Which of the three senses– sight, hearing, or touch–produces the quickest reactions in humans?
  77. Effect of Salt and Sugar on Seeds
  78. Effect of heat on Solubility
  79. Preparation of Crystals by Sublimation
  80. Boiling Point of Water
  81. Preparation of Crystals
  82. Effect of Heat on Crystals
  83. Combustion of Magnesium
  84. Slow combustion of Phosphorus
  85. Analysis and Documentation on Color’s Effects on Emotion Between Genders
  86. Determine if there is a difference between various groups in overcoming visual illusions to determine what is really there.
  87. Can spatial skills be improved with practice?
  88. The Effect Of Birth Order On The Personality Types Of Teenagers
  89. Illustrate a working model of an electrode-less sulfur lamp to show how such lamps could save energy in home, office and street lighting.
  90. Effects of landscaping and architecture on energy consumption.
  91. What are the annual variations in the ecology of a body of water
  92. The study of the impact of pollution on an ecosystem
  93. A study of water pollution from feed lot farms
  94. Does carbon dioxide contribute to warming in a closed environment?
  95. What aerosols are in the air and does air quality affect asthma rates?
  96. Research and experiment with different plants to see if any of them can be used as an indicator of air pollution.
  97. What are the effects on plant life when detergents are added to the soil?
  98. Examine and compare the biodegradability of different soap powders.
  99. Build your own small liquid air generator. Show how pure nitrogen, oxygen, and other gases can be removed from the liquid air by a process known as fractional distillation
  100. Effects of salt and other contaminants on rate of rusting

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