Science Projects

The easiest way to get students engaged is to have them build something.

A simple vibrating motor “robot” can become a physics lesson and math lesson and art project and writing project (e.g., write a story titled The Land of The Lost Robots).

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24 Science Kits for Middle and High School That Make Hands-On Lessons Easy

Students often tell us the coolest thing about science class is doing hands-on activities. But it’s often time-consuming to gather and organize all the materials. Our favorite solution? These awesome, ready-to-go science kits! Each of these kits already has all the materials for each activity preselected and sorted. Plus, you’ll find teacher guides and student…  learn more

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Autodesk Instructables

A PROJECT FOR EVERY LESSON. Instructables is committed to helping teachers inspire, engage, and prepare students through hands-on projects to make in the classroom. Always free, and always fun, come explore projects for your next classroom lesson!  learn more

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Bill Nye - Home Demos

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, has assembled 40+ simple & fun experiments you can do at home or in the classroom. Create everything from a simple stethoscope or barometer to showing how water sculpts rocks or the Doppler Effect.  learn more

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Dr. Shawn's Idea Bank

For ideas, contributed by the Society of Amateur Scientists, review the Dr. Shawn's Idea Bank. Includes articles on How To Pick the Right Science Project and Desperation Science Projects.  learn more

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How to Make a Volcano Science Project

A volcano is a mountain or a hill with an opening where magma is pushed out into the Earth’s surface with immense force. As soon as magma reaches the Earth’s surface, it is called lava. Types of volcanoes can be classified according to the composition and shape of the cone, and its activity. The type…  learn more

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Make A Solar Powered Hot Air Balloon

Learn how you can make a solar powered hot air balloon with just tape and black plastic trash bags. An interesting project for a sunny day.  learn more

Science Experiments for Kids

Science experiments you can do at home! Explore an ever-growing list of hundreds of fun and easy science experiments. Have fun trying these experiments at home or use them for science fair project ideas. Explore experiments by category, newest experiments, most popular experiments, easy at-home experiments, or simply scroll down this page for tons of awesome experiment ideas! Science Fun For Everyone, SFFE is a team of passionate professionals with degrees in science and/or education, who have experience working with children in many different settings. Through “hands-on, minds-on” interactive science programming,…  learn more

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Science4Fun Topics

Many science topics and experiments. Abdul Wahab Malik from Pakistan has assembled a number of easy to perform science experiments. One of our favorites is boiling water in a paper bag. (Our webmaster used to do it using foam coffee cups as a kid.)  learn more

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Free Resources and Free Access Want to create the best possible science project? You’re in exactly the right place! While you’re here browsing for the perfect project, don’t forget to check out our library of free project advice. We’ve got nearly 1,000 projects. Look at the list of Science Project ideas for your grade. Projects are…  learn more

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Steve Spangler Science

CHECK OUT OUR FAVORITE EXPERIMENTS AND ACTIVITIES At Steve Spangler Science, we’re on a mission to inspire a new generation of scientists and engineers. A subscription to the Steve Spangler Science Club is an easy way to teach STEM to children with 5 to 8 hands-on experiments and challenges in each kit, shipped directly to you. Steve Spangler pulled…  learn more

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The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute site is a creative pacesetter for student exhibits. If you want to help students design their own exhibits, check out this museum.  learn more