6th Grade Science Fair Projects

Does the Shape of an Ice Cube Affect How Quickly it Melts?

Does the Shape of an Ice Cube Affect How Quickly it Melts?

As Christine, Selah Junior High School student, watched the ice cubes in her ...

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Shake It Up! - Which Soft Drink Spews The Most When Shaken?

Shake It Up! - Which Soft Drink Spews The Most When Shaken?

Photo Source: blog.lib.umn.edu/paldr001/myblog/ We've all made the unfortun...

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Are All Sugars The Same?

Are All Sugars The Same?

Ever wonder if table sugar is the same as sugars found in honey, fruits, etc...

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Mentos + Diet Coke - Pour Six Sodas At One Time!

Mentos + Diet Coke - Pour Six Sodas At One Time!

Photo Source: stevespanglerscience.com Did you know you could harness the r...

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Is Sensitivity Heightened On Your Dominant Side?

Is Sensitivity Heightened On Your Dominant Side?

Photo Source: Education.com Created by Megan Doyle of Education.com, this s...

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Make Your Own Wind Turbine - Science Fair Project

Make Your Own Wind Turbine - Science Fair Project

© Hans Hillewaert / CC-BY-SA-3.0 For those students interested in engineeri...

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Which Soft Drink is the Worst for Your Teeth?

Which Soft Drink is the Worst for Your Teeth?

Photo © 2006 Flickr, Rex Sorgatz We've all heard that consuming too much so...

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Keeping Drinks Hot

Keeping Drinks Hot

Whether you're a coffee, tea, or cocoa drinker, if you plan to enjoy a hot be...

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Nail Polish: Price vs. Quality

Nail Polish: Price vs. Quality

Ever wonder how drug store brand nail polishes stack up to salon quality pro...

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Recycled Water - Does It Effect Plant Growth?

Recycled Water - Does It Effect Plant Growth?

For students interested in botany, ecology, and recycling, this science fair ...

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Exploring the Preservative Qualities of Various Spices

Exploring the Preservative Qualities of Various Spices

For middle school students interested in microbiology, this is sure to be a ...

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All That Glows - Exploring Fluorescence

All That Glows - Exploring Fluorescence

Photo Source: howstuffworks.com Black lights are not only neat, they can ac...

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Harnessing the Sun's Rays for Cooking

Harnessing the Sun's Rays for Cooking

Solar energy is a low-cost technology that can be used to heat homes, power ...

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Does Eye Color Affect Peripheral Vision?

Does Eye Color Affect Peripheral Vision?

Photo © 2009 Mikleman, Flickr Reading a book. Riding a bike. Driving a car....

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Does Music Help You Study?

Does Music Help You Study?

With the ability to access your favorite music almost everywhere, have you ev...

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What Makes Ice Melt Fastest?

What Makes Ice Melt Fastest?

Photo © 2008 Matt Seppings, Flickr The Department of Transportation (DOT) i...

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Are We Frying Our Brains with Radiation?

Are We Frying Our Brains with Radiation?

Radiation is exists throughout our universe and we are exposed to many diffe...

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Do You Know About the Germs You're Carrying?

Do You Know About the Germs You're Carrying?

While many students have explored school bathrooms, doors, and other surfaces...

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Making Batteries from Fruits & Vegetables

Making Batteries from Fruits & Vegetables

Photo © 2008 Rob Nunn, Flickr Did you know that you can use real fruits and...

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Gender & The Stroop Effect

Gender & The Stroop Effect

Photo Source: Eric H. Chudler, University of Washington Check out the pictu...

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Grafting Plants with Bubble Gum!

Grafting Plants with Bubble Gum!

Photo Source: www.fruitsinfo.com Grafting is a technique that botanists hav...

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Music & Concentration

Music & Concentration

Photo © 2009 Karrie Nodalo, Flickr While listening to music as you complete...

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Artificial Sweeteners Versus Cane Sugar - Which Do Ants Prefer?

Artificial Sweeteners Versus Cane Sugar - Which Do Ants Prefer?

Photo © 2008 Steven Depolo, Flickr To test whether ants prefer natural cane...

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Plants and Rooting Hormone: Is It Effective?

Plants and Rooting Hormone: Is It Effective?

Photo Source: ewainthegarden.blogspot.com For all the future botanists out ...

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Off Balance: Music & Dizziness

Off Balance: Music & Dizziness

Photo Source: Christopher Urstitti It's no secret that when we get spun aro...

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Eyes Versus Ears

Eyes Versus Ears

Sixth grade student, Aaron P. Gallagher, put together this fantastic science ...

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Who Will Break Under Pressure?

Who Will Break Under Pressure?

Photo Source: mainelytrusses.com Interested in physics and engineering? Che...

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Writing Instruments & Fatigue: Is There An Optimal Writing Instrument for School?

Writing Instruments & Fatigue: Is There An Optimal Writing Instrument for School?

Notes. Completing worksheets. Taking tests. Writing essays. Students do a lot...

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The Effect of Caffeine on Alertness

The Effect of Caffeine on Alertness

Photo Source: Roman Segaev Ever wait until the last minute to study for an ...

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Caffeine & Typing Speed

Caffeine & Typing Speed

Photo © 2007 Kuba Bo?anowski, Flickr Ever sit down in the front of the comp...

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Is Technology Hurting Reading Comprehension?

Is Technology Hurting Reading Comprehension?

Photo © 2011 K Tempest Bradford, Flickr iPods, cell phones, e-readers, comp...

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Physical Activity & Academic Performance: Is There A Correlation?

Physical Activity & Academic Performance: Is There A Correlation?

Photo © 2006 Alberto G., Flickr Not only is exercise important for keeping ...

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The Effect of Alcohol on the Body

The Effect of Alcohol on the Body

Photo © 2006 Josh Staiger, Flickr For students interested in health science...

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Plants & Gravity

Plants & Gravity

Photo Source: Nancy Schumann Ever noticed that plant shoots (the parts we c...

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Types of Fire Wood & Heat

Types of Fire Wood & Heat

Photo © 2009 Christine Kongsvik, Flickr Camping enthusiasts {and those inte...

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Aerodynamics: Searching For Stability

Aerodynamics: Searching For Stability

Photo © 2009 Jason Puddephatt, Flickr Students with a passion for aviation,...

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Football Helmets - Correlation Between Helmet Air Pressure and Force of Impact

Football Helmets - Correlation Between Helmet Air Pressure and Force of Impact

Photo © 2009 Ed Yourdon, Flickr Perusing for cool science fair project idea...

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