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Top 100 Science Fair Projects
Free Science Projects for Elementary, Middle and High School
Get a fast start and some great ideas with these 100 science fair projects. Whether you're gearing up for the school's annual science fair or a city-wide or state-wide competition, these projects are an excellent starting point.
They also make wonderful summer projects to keep your kids engaged with science in a fun way. I've recommended many of them to my students. My daughter has done quite a few of them, and won a couple of awards.
The best feature of these projects - they provide detailed instructions.
Also be sure to check out tips from Education.com for kids to create a great science fair project.
If you have a link to a good science fair project, please add it in the comments section below.
These suggestions are moderated to ensure that items added are free, high-quality science project instructions. Please note that many of the projects require the purchase of supplies or equipment to accomplish them. So as you help your child select a project, keep in mind the cost and availability of materials.
My Favorite Science Project Sources
This one is at the top of my sources list because of its Free Topic Selection Wizard, step-by-step instructions, and Ask an Expert discussion board.
Tons of detailed projects for all grade levels.
This is one of the oldest, most established sources of projects. Though the site's look is a bit dated, there are many excellent project ideas here.
Without Further Ado, the List!
- Top 100 Science Fair Projects - The Updated List
These 100 science projects are categorized into life, physical, computer and earth sciences.
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