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25 Winning Science Fair Project Ideas

using problems kids have!

 

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by Lani Yamafuji in how to, winner
A winning science fair experiment solves a problem

What makes a winning science fair project? It is a science experiment that takes a problem, and tries to figure out how to fix it. It is about being a real scientist and doing real life testing. And you, my friend, are on your way to being a super scientist!

Start with a problem

So, the first step to an awesome experiment is thinking of a problem people have. For today, let’s focus on problems kids have. Now, we all know there are an infinite number of problems in this category! So, this list is just to get your brain going. Please add your own problems in the comments below.

FYI: All of these are from winning science fair projects!

Real Science Fair Ideas: Kid Problems

  1. My teeth hurt from my braces
  2. My dog gets stuck with cactus thorns
  3. I don’t have time to open my locker Great science fair project about being locked out
  4. I broke my arm
  5. I ran out of glue
  6. My mom won’t let me eat candy
  7. Flies get on my food
  8. My sandwich gave me a stomach ache
  9. My hair turned green
  10. I got a cavity Great science fair project about toothbrushes
  11. My carrots didn’t grow
  12. My crochet string keeps getting tangled
  13. My shoes stink
  14. A javelina knocked over the garbage and I have to pick it up
  15. I’m not good at measuring
  16. I have Tourette syndromeGreat science fair project about Tourettes syndrome
  17. I keep biting my nails
  18. My cat won’t listen
  19. My ballet shoes keep ripping
  20. I got pinkeye
  21. My hands slip on the gymnastics bars
  22. I did bad on my spelling test
  23. I have a hard time sitting still in class Great science fair project about sensory blankets
  24. I had to stay home because I’m sick
  25. My mom forgot

Wow! It ain’t easy being a kid!

After you think of an interesting and unique problem, you need to follow the steps of the scientific method. Try and form your question into something like, “Which of _____, _____, _____, or _____ solves my problem the best?

Need a great science fair project idea? Think back through your day. What problems did you or someone you know have? Comment below.

 

 

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