First Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

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Salt Water Density
Salt Water Density
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Salt Water Density
The objective of this science fair project is to investigate salt water density.
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Plants and Water
Plants and Water
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Plants and Water
Plants need water to grow. In this project we learn how plants transport water from their roots to their leaves
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The Pressure is On
The Pressure is On
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The Pressure is On
In this project, a basketball containing different psi is dropped to see how well it bounces.
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What Is the Best Way to Wash Your Hands?
What Is the Best Way to Wash Your Hands?
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What Is the Best Way to Wash Your Hands?
This science project teaches young students about germs, bacteria, and the importance of washing their hands. Students will test what is the best way to wash.
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Deer Behavior
Deer Behavior
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Deer Behavior
This science project challenges students to study deer behavior in their natural habitat- the feeding patterns, social behaviors, male to female ratio, etc.
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Ew... Brown Guacamole!
Ew... Brown Guacamole!
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Ew... Brown Guacamole!
This science experiment tests why guacamole goes brown and if leaving the pit in will stop guacamole from turning brown.
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Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
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Mapping the Energy Use of My Classroom
This science fair project enhances the understanding and awareness of energy use and explores the concept of energy efficient.
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Make Your Own Crystal Art
Make Your Own Crystal Art
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Make Your Own Crystal Art
This science fair project idea teaches to understand and explore the concepts of crystal formation and dissolving substances.
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Crystal Wonderland
Crystal Wonderland
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Crystal Wonderland
The objective of this science fair project is to examine the effects of temperature on salt and water solutions, as they form crystals over time.
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Dishing Out the Colors
Dishing Out the Colors
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Dishing Out the Colors
Find out whether we can create motion in a dish and as a result, create a wonderful and colorful show.
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Latent Fingerprints
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Latent Fingerprints
Science fair project that develops latent fingerprints on a non-porous objects by converting superglue from a solid state to a gaseous state.
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Hot Dog Mummy
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Hot Dog Mummy
In this experiment you will replicate the mummification process by making a hot dog mummy.
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Forensic Entomology and the Life Cycle of the Blowfly
Forensic Entomology and the Life Cycle of the Blowfly
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Forensic Entomology and the Life Cycle of the Blowfly
Study the life cycle of the common blowfly as it relates to forensic investigation. Record the first time you see flies, maggots, and eggs.
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Making Plants Grow
Making Plants Grow
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Making Plants Grow
The objective of this science project is to determine the length of time for different seeds to germinate.
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Building a Simulated Volcano
Building a Simulated Volcano
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Building a Simulated Volcano
The objective of this science project was to build a model of a volcano and observe reaction between different substances, including baking soda and vinegar.
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The Ghost in the Tube
The Ghost in the Tube
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The Ghost in the Tube
In this science fair project, you'll make a "ghost" appear in a test tube, and learn about what happens when hot water and cold water interact.
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Air Pressure Science Experiment: Balloon and a Jar
Air Pressure Science Experiment: Balloon and a Jar
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Air Pressure Science Experiment: Balloon and a Jar
In this air pressure science experiment with a balloon and a jar, children will use heat to create a partial vacuum and suck a balloon into a jar.
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How Well Does Sound Travel Through a Gas? A Liquid? A Solid?
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How Well Does Sound Travel Through a Gas? A Liquid? A Solid?
In this sound experiment children listen for differences as they tap on a bag of air, a bag of water, and a wooden block held up to their ears.
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How Sound Travels Through Air and Solids
How Sound Travels Through Air and Solids
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How Sound Travels Through Air and Solids
This classic children's game demonstrates how sound travels through air vs. through a solid.
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How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
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How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
In this science fair project, students learn how pressure can make the minerals in a rock line up in the same direction and form bands and foliation.
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Glove In a Jar: Demonstration of a Closed System
Glove In a Jar: Demonstration of a Closed System
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Glove In a Jar: Demonstration of a Closed System
In this science fair experiment, children demonstrate the relationship between the amount of stuff and the amount of pressure in a closed system.
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Feeding Plants
Feeding Plants
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Feeding Plants
This project explores whether plants can live and grow when "watered" with juice, soda, or milk.
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Whole and Parts: Taking Things Apart
Whole and Parts: Taking Things Apart
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Whole and Parts: Taking Things Apart
This project leads to an understanding that a whole may be built of smaller parts that fit and work together and provides an introduction to basic tools.
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Eureka! Volume and the Displacement of Water
Eureka! Volume and the Displacement of Water
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Eureka! Volume and the Displacement of Water
This project demonstrates the correspondence between the volume of water displaced by a submerged object and the volume of the object displacing it.
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Pasta Coquina: Make Your Own Sedimentary Rock
Pasta Coquina: Make Your Own Sedimentary Rock
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Pasta Coquina: Make Your Own Sedimentary Rock
In this experiment, students will create their own version of coquina, a sedimentary rock thatâs formed by seashells and sand, cemented by seawater minerals.
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First Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

As 1st graders embark upon their elementary school careers, they'll be brimming with curiosity and an eagerness to learn about the world around them. Education.com's collection of 1st grade science projects not only encourages kids to ask questions about their world, but gives them the tools they need to seek answers. Our first grade science experiments can easily be accomplished at home in under 30 minutes with basic materials, and our first grade science fair project ideas provide young scientists with safe scientific procedures that make for fantastic presentations.