Innovative Topic Ideas for High School Science Fair Projects

High school level science projects should display an advanced degree of innovative thinking, creative ability, and scientific knowledge. With a wide variety of topics and subjects to choose from, coming up with an original idea or experiment can be a tough ask. Here are some suggestions that might nudge you in the right direction.

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Electron Emission from Solids (I): History & Theory

Certain solids emit electrons from their surfaces when subjected to heat (thermionic emission), electromagnetic radiation (photoemission) and/or an electric field (field emission). Much of electronics, including vacuum tubes, cathode-ray tubes in their various manifestations, and electron microscopes, depend on the emission of electrons from metals and the manipulation of these electrons to perform various tasks. Here’s more on the history and theory of electron emission from solids.

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Biography of Albert Einstein

Here is a brief, selective, life sketch of Albert Einstein, the most celebrated scientist ever. He has contributed immensely to the mankind with his work. Discover his life in this article.

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Take Your Pick – Vacuum or Nothing!

The history of vacuum and its applications. What is vacuum? Can you achieve perfect vacuum? Why isn’t the Earth’s atmosphere being sucked out into outer space? What applications & industries use the principle of vacuum? And more…

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India and Space Research

India has conducted a significant amount of research in the field of space technology. This ScienceStruck article sheds some light on its glorified operations.

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Warm Water Vibrates for Longer

Dutch researcher Arjan Lock has investigated the behavior of vibrating water molecules. Using ultra-short laser pulses, he has found that hydrogen atoms in water molecules vibrate for a longer period of time at higher temperatures, contrary to the majority of substances in which a vibration lives shorter at higher temperatures.

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