Taco Sauce Science Fair Project Abstract

Taco Sauce Science Fair Project

Logan, a homeschooled 6th grader, explores the benefits of taco sauce as a cleaning agent in his Taco Sauce Science Fair Project Abstract. Question Does taco sauce clean pennies, and if so, what ingredient does the cleaning? Hypothesis I think that taco sauce will clean the penny. I hypothesis that it is the tomato paste […]

Using Current Events and Science Issues to Connect With Your Students

Science Current Event Issues

One of the biggest challenges that I have found as an educator is connecting with my students. Because I am an authority figure and have a responsibility to keep a professional distance from those I teach, it is hard to find a way to bypass this formality. However, I found that if I demonstrate my […]

Reflecting on Lasers Science Fair Project Abstract

Reflecting on Lasers Science Fair Project Abstract

Logan, an 11th grade student from the state of Georgia in the U.S. did an experiment called Reflecting on Lasers Science Fair Project. Question My investigation was to compare the reflective index of water, milk, gelatin, and an empty container. The problem was “What is the reflective index of a laser passing through a plastic […]

Science Fair Olympiad

Online International Science Fair Olympiad

We are so excited to have the first science fair projects site for parents, teachers, homeschoolers and students where you can share your ideas, projects and experiments with each other worldwide. This is truly a forum where an interested community can seek answers to their questions.

We all run into stumbling blocks when we are working on a project. I am sure that other people have the same experience

Electricity Science Fair Projects – Keeping It Safe

Electricity Science Fair Projects

One of the hottest science fair project genres today is electricity science fair projects. These projects address both the basic scientific concepts related to electricity, as well as the application of these concepts to modern problems. However, one of my main concerns when working with kids and electricity is safety. There are a lot of […]

How to Get More Voltage from the PicoTurbine Windmill

PicoTurbine Wind Turbine

Question Hi Madeline, My son and I are working on putting together his PicoTurbine Windmill for his 4th grade Science Fair. I am not sure if you are intimately familiar with this project, but I have a question… We have been able to get the expected 1.5-2.0 volts from the turbine by checking the output […]

Bird Projects for Spring Super Science Fair Projects

Backyard Bird Checklist

This is the perfect time of year to do field work for your super science fair projects. The weather is warm, the sun is out and animals and plants are plentiful. One of the easiest observational projects that you can do to learn about scientific field work is to observe your local bird populations. To […]

How to Measure Sugar Concentration in Juice

How to Measure Sugar in Juice

Question: How would I measure sugar concentration in apple juice in different brands of apple juice. Answer: According to the wine doctor.com the refractometer is a device in which the juice from a wine grape is squeezed into and then provides a sugar reading of the juice content. Another method, according to the wine doctor, […]

Pharming Dangerous to Farming

Industrial Farming

Last Friday I came across a news article that I think would make a great escalator for science classroom discussions. This news article discussed pharming. Pharming is a process by which scientists alter the genes of a plant in order to produce new drugs. This is not a new science issue, as it was experimented […]

Spring Super Science Fair Projects Rock!

Spring Science Fair Projects

Last week we talked about a new study that exposed the presence of BPA in a high number of test subjects. Today I’d like to get away from news stories to talk about the upcoming seasonal transition from winter to spring. This is a great time of the year to examine ecosystems, weather patterns and […]