Make it easy for middle school students to start doing real science with these hands-on projects that cover the following topics: Chemistry, Biology, Earth Science, Physics, and Technology.

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Physics & Engineering Projects

Make a Spinning Wire Sculpture (Homopolar Motor)

To make a simple motor that doubles as a work of art you will need...

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Middle School

Acids & Bases: Red Cabbage pH Paper

Learn about acids and bases by making pH test strips from coffee filters and the juice from boiled red cabbage.

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Science Lessons

The Fascinating World of Fungi

Some of the most interesting science is in your kitchen! You can find a fascinating variety of life: mold, yeast, and mushrooms, all grouped together as fungi. In this article we'll look at ways you can find out more about these organisms.

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Physics & Engineering Projects

How To Make a Rubber Band Car

Build a model car powered by a rubber band.

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Projects by Grade

Science Fair Projects for Middle School

See this quick tip on preparing for a science fair, including ideas for 25+ science fair projects for middle school.

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Chemistry Projects

Growing Gems

Grow a big single alum crystal with this science project.

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Dissection Guides

Earthworm Dissection Guide Project

Dissect an earthworm and study its tiny organs.

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Chemistry Projects

Baked Alaska: Edible Science

Learn how insulators slow down heat transfer with this edible kitchen science experiment.

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