Are you on the hunt for science fair projects kids will love?! We’ve got you covered! These 20 science experiments are motivating AND educational – our favorite combination.
Teach kids about physics, chemistry, engineering and so much more. This roundup is packed with serious science fair inspiration!
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Learn about density by pouring a rainbow in a jar. // Playdough to Plato
Turn an ordinary egg into a bouncy, glow in the dark egg that teaches kids about osmosis and egg anatomy.
Work on engineering and physics with a motivating egg drop challenge. // Buggy and Buddy
Build a homopolar motor that really moves a wire ballet dancer. // Babble Dabble Do
Discover how plants “drink” water by turning a flower not one but TWO colors! // Playdough to Plato
Make a rainbow as water magically walks.
Explore chemical reactions and engineering when you build a LEGO volcano that really erupts.
Test whether candies will melt in the sun. // Playdough to Plato
Find out how much sugar is really in soda, juice and more. // Ditch the Carbs
Inflate a balloon with a simple pouch of yeast. // Playdough to Plato
Experiment with different liquids to see what prevents an apple from turning brown. // Teach Beside Me
Get up close and personal with the water cycle using a simple Ziploc. // Playdough to Plato
Build lemon batteries. // Fantastic Fun and Learning
Learn about buoyancy by making one orange float and another orange sink. // Playdough to Plato
Find out how arctic animals stay warm in the winter. // I Can Teach My Child
Make gummy worms wiggle and dance with a simple chemistry experiment. // Playdough to Plato
Design a DIY thermometer that really works. // Lemon Lime Adventures
See the plant cycle in action with an easy to make sprout house. // Playdough to Plato
Or grow a real, live “green house”. (Get it?!)
Discover how germs are spread from one person to the next. // I Can Teach My Child
And finally, learn about osmosis by making gummy bears grow! // Playdough to Plato
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