With these exciting Life Science Projects you can learn about the world around you by studying insects, plants, your senses, bacteria, and much more. Fun ideas like leaf chromatography, making a butterfly garden, and experimenting with bee memory are sure to provide some science fair project inspiration, too!

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Learn About Bugs

 The term "bugs" can include lots of different crawling, flying, hopping, and swimming creatures. Certain kinds of insects are called "true bugs." True bugs include aphids, water bugs, stink bugs, and plant bugs (like box elder bugs and cabbage bugs).

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Life Science Projects

Whale Blubber Experiment

See how blubber keeps cold-weather animals warm by doing this experiment!

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Life Science Projects

How to Build a Wormery

Learn all about worms as you make your own wormery.

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Life Science Projects

Drinking Plants

The roots of plants take up water from the soil. You can see this with a regular carrot, which is the root of a carrot plant.

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Earth & Space Projects

Senses: Ears & Hearing for PreK-2

What is sound? Sound is caused when objects vibrate (move back and forth very quickly)....

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Life Science Projects

A Closer Look: Microscopes & Magnifiers

Experiment with magnification as you raise brine shrimp pets, see the intricate details of money, and learn about how microscopes are used in many different industries.

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Life Science Projects

Phototropism Obstacle Course

Test the power of phototropism with this fun science project!

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Elementary

Butterfly Science Activities

Help kids learn about butterflies, from caterpillars transforming into adults, to how adult butterflies eat.

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