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Take a Pick! 40 Supercool High School Science Fair Project Ideas

Saptakee Sengupta Mar 24, 2019
Here are some high school science fair project ideas, covering the basic disciplines of science. Read ahead and find out.
Science exhibitions, fairs and projects are always interesting for those who have the urge to know and discover. Almost every important topics of science practicals are covered by students after getting promoted to high school.
Science fair projects are a part of their academic course and often it's a criterion of promotion, based on the performance of students. You will come across a diverse range of high school science fair project ideas from this post, covering the main disciplines of science.

High School Science Fair Project Topics

  • High school science fair projects in biology.
  • High school science fair projects in physics.
  • High school science fair projects in chemistry.
Apart from these, there are ample topics in earth science and environmental science, becoming one of the major subjects of concern.
One you have decided your topic, you can seek help from your teachers in case there's any doubt regarding the practical work or the experimental set up. You can also form a group of two or three and set up an interesting experiment, proving the scientific phenomenon correctly. This way, you can easily work on the project ideas.
The topics are presented here. Check them out to gather information or come up with innovative ideas.
  • Demonstrating the existence of symbiotic relationship between a plants bacteria.
  • Representing the process of photosynthesis.
  • Demonstrating a replica of the nitrogen cycle occurring in nature.
  • The growth stage of different types of bacteria.
  • The growth of bacteria in presence of varying light, temperature and medium.
  • An experimental set up to depict the growth of plant in hydroponic and soil medium.
  • The scientific explanation for insects getting attracted to light.
  • Factors affecting germination of seeds.
  • Dissection of thigh muscle of cockroach and presents the different parts.
  • A model representing harmful effects of pollution in the food chain an environment.
  • A labeled diagram of animal cell model and plant cell model, explaining the difference.
  • Growth of mold on bread under different conditions.
  • Reflection of light through a prism.
  • Establishing the relationship between kinetic friction and static friction.
  • Demonstrating the phenomenon of production of sound.
  • Viewing a sample under microscope and explaining the parts of a spectrometer.
  • The pathway of current by making a model of electric circuit.
  • Proving Newton's laws of motion by different experiments.
  • Proving the Archimedes principle of buoyancy.
  • Presenting a replica of the solar system.
  • A small experiment to represent the working of a transformer.
  • The biological process of phytoremediation of plants with simple experiments.
  • The effects of biomagnification in the environment.
  • Presenting a model of photoelectric circuit with potential difference.
  • Establishing an electric cell capable of electrolysis.
  • An experiment showing artificial formation of coral reef.
  • A project listing the most common chemical changes.
  • The effects of preservatives and sweeteners on nutritional value of foods.
  • A model to explain the anomalous expansion of water.
  • Representing different types of chemical changes through titration process.
  • Demonstrating the chemistry behind washing clothes with detergent.
  • A model to present mining of coal.
  • Presenting a comparative study between the safe and eco-friendly antifreeze elements.
  • A study representing the effectiveness of natural mosquito repellents.
  • An experiment showing the growth of plants in the presence of magnets.
  • A chart to demonstrate the nutritional information and calorie content in different types of vegetables and fruits.
  • A model showing the adverse effects of smoking in human lungs.
  • A small experiment to conduct the growth of mushrooms.
  • The experiment depicting formation of fossil fuels.
  • A small set up representing the various types of dry ice experiments.
It's a great idea to organize such fairs and competition for uplifting the performance of students and building up a platform where they can exhibit their scientific skills and intelligence.