8th 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nintendo Wii: Training Tool or Game?

Nintendo Wii: Training Tool or Game?

Photo © 2006 Rob Fahey, Flickr Ever wonder if a motion-detecting gaming sys...

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Speech: Discovering How Different Sounds & Pitches Are Achieved

Speech: Discovering How Different Sounds & Pitches Are Achieved

Photo © 2007 Biology Big Brother, Flickr We are not born with the ability t...

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