(Grades 4 - 6)




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Select from the projects that are in bold font.  

Project guide and information for projects that are not bold font in our list, must be prepared by a project advisors after you select them. This normally takes 3 to 4 weeks. If you are selecting a project that is not in bold font, make sure you have enough time to wait for project guide and also complete your project.


 Easy Projects

Buoyancy, Egg Floatation

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If you have a new project that is not listed here, we can assign you a dedicated project advisor to help you on gathering information and designing experiments. 

To use this service you need to upgrade your membership to active membership level. There is a $150 fee for each year that you request such upgrade. (Limited to one project per active member). You need to have at least 3 weeks time for your project advisor to gather information and design experiments.


Suggested projects are highlighted.

Egg Floatation Project



















Included are sample topics for making models or conducting demonstrations. These should be level 3 projects. Some personal input is needed to avoid just a display project. 11.

1. A Bell System 
2. History of Shells 
3. A Chemical Change
4. Types of Fuels x
5. A Crystal Radio Set 
6. Heat can Produce Electricity 
7. Action of a Solenoid 
8. Fire Must Have Air to Burn 
9. A Door Chime 
10. How Electricity is Made? (Generator) 
11. Air Currents 
12. Climate 
13. Electric Eye 
14. Weaving and Sewing Techniques 
15. Electromagnetism
16. A Projector (Make a slide projector)
17. Fluorescent Lights 
18. Measuring the Ocean Depths 
20. Measuring Outer Space 
22. Model Airplanes 
23. How to Develop a Picture 
24. Molding 
25. How Traffic Signals Work 
26. Most Liquid contain either Acid or Alkali 
27. Inside a Cave 
29. Operation of a Doorbell buzzer
30. Mercury 
31. Parts of an Electric Motor 
32. Minerals: Origin, Distribution 
34. A Water Pump in action 
35. Make an Equatorial Sundial 
36. A Weather Station 


If you have selected your project for this school year, click on the link to access the page that contains startup information of your project. If that page is not updated or does not contain necessary information, let us know about your choice so we can enter or update the startup information for the project that you have selected.
Email your request with your membership ID number and allow 4 to 7 days for its completion. Startup information can be sent to you via e-mail only if for any reason you are not able to access the members' section of the website.
If you do not have much time for your project and need a priority support, discuss that with your project advisor via email. Project advisors will try to accommodate your needs as much as possible.
Basic members can view details and get support only on one project.

37. Our Solar System 
38. A Cotton Gin 
39. Phases of the Moon 
40. A Wheat Elevator 
(A Compound Machine Project)

41. Printing and its value to Man 
42. Cross Section of a volcano 
43. Salt and its Uses 
44. Cross Section of an Oil Well 
46. Cross Section of the Earth 
47. Simple Machines 
48. Distillation of Water 
49. Sound 
51. Sulfur x
52. Electromagnetism
(same as 15)
53. Fingerprinting  
54. Expansion and Contracting Of Liquids 
55. The Telegraph Key 
57. Which Metals Conduct Heat best? 
60. Sending Messages by Electricity x
62. Light (4 questions, 4 experiments)
63. Water finds its own level 
64. Snowflakes 
65. Water Supports Heavy Weights 
67. An Electromagnetic Crane 
68. Space Problems in Gravity 
70. Steam Propulsion 
71. Parts of a Sailboat x
72. Steam Turbines 
73. Parts of a Windmill 
74. The Fulcrum and the Lever x
77. Principles of a Transformer 
78. Water is Compound of Hydrogen & Oxygen
79. Products of Natural Oil/Petroleum 
80. Jet Propulsion, Natural and Man-Made 
81. Working Principles of a Gasoline Engine
83. Working of a Telegraph 
84. A Reed Basket 
87. Workings of an Irrigation Pump 
89. Machines Made Work Easier 
90. Astronomy x
91. Birth of a Balloon 
92. The Blinker Light 
93. Causes of the Seasons 
94. Bulbs in Series and Parallel 
95. The Climate of your own Home 
96. Chemurgy 
97. Chlorophyll
98. Canals and Locks 
99. Contour Mapping 
100. Using a Compass 
101. Weather Instruments -ForeCasting 
104. Water Cycle 
106. How Hard are Various Types of Rocks and Minerals? 
109. Erosion - What causes erosion? - How can soil erosion be prevented? 
110. Air Pollution - causes and cleanup 
113. Precipitation 
114. Water Filtration 
115. The City of the Future 
118. Topographic Mapping 
119. Tides 
120. Earthquakes and Associated measuring devices
121. Collect and Identify minerals and rocks exposed in local area
122. Foods (
Make a food guide display)
Which popcorn brand pops faster? 
122. Which popcorn brand pops the most?
122. How does the type of food affect the growth of a pet mice?

123. Volcano
124. Can Electricity Create Heat?
130. Compound Machines - Winch / Lift
131. Compound Machines - Water Turbine






1. Understanding Electrical Conductors and Insulators (Quick)

2. Demonstration of principals; how is current affected by type of conductor, temperature, filament, etc. 

3. Compare material and objects for conductivity. (Quick)

4. Compare electromagnets for strength. 

5. Principles of fluorescent lights; how do they compare with filament bulbs, in effectiveness and cost.

6. Compare wires for conductivity.


1- How metals compare in conducting heat. (Quick)
2- How metals compare in density (Quick)
3- Egg Floatation (buoyancy) (Quick)
4- Efficiency of different types of steam engines 
5- How does the amount of oxygen affect the rate of burning? 
6- Does Temperature affect Solubility? 
7- Are some substances more soluble than others 
8- How do Airplanes fly? What is the best wing shape? 
9- How do waves carry energy? 
10- How do magnets work? How are they made? 
11- Compare densities of different gases 
12- How Light is Affected passing through water e.g. viewing objects under water, formation of rainbows. 
13- What limits the speed of a boat, a truck transport. 
14- Submarine; How to sink? How to float?



1- Chemical Change and the factors that affect the rate such as heat, light and catalysts
2- Acid and basic solutions, how are they produced, how can they be modified; practical considerations in soil, lakes, food; acid or basic solutions around the house. 
4- The effects of salts on the freezing point of water.  (Quick)
5- Fire must have air to burn. (Quick)
6- Effect of Acids on teeth, bones and eggs 
10- The effects of salts on the boiling point of water.  (Quick)


1. Day Length - Why the day length changes in different days of the year? Calculate or record length of days and nights over a period of time; what effects do the changes have on things like household plants, pets, etc. 

2. Air Movement - Is air in your house the same temperature at floor level and near the ceiling? How could you spread heat more evenly through the house? 

3. Dew - Does it form on clear or cloudy nights? What other frost factors increase the amount of dew? Can you measure how much dew is formed in a square meter. 

4. Temperature. - How does the temperature change during the day? What time is usually the warmest? Can you construct your own thermometer to keep your own records. 

5. Rain - How does a rain gauge work? Measure the rainfall over a period of time and compare it with the daily weather reports. - Principles of cloud seeding and other weather modification. 




1. Personal observations on life cycle
2. Feeding habitats,
3. Population, flies, bees, butterflies. 
4. What light conditions are favorable for insects?


11. plants and fertilizers 


21. How pet mice respond to different types of food (pellets, crushed, solid)


31. Why do plants grow towards light?
32. The effects of gravity on seed germination
33. How water moves through the plant
34. How plants reproduce and factors that affect the process
35. Why do plants move? 
36. How do plants get nitrogen 
37. Does gravity affect plant growth?


41. The importance of earthworms to soil and plants
42. The effect of soil components and organic matter on growth of plants. 

Field Studies:

51. Plant and animal life in the school grounds
52. Plants and animal life in a creek or stream
53. Plants and animal life in a grassy field
54. Plants and animal life in a tree
55. Plants and animal life in a home garden
56. Plants and animal life in a balanced aquarium
57. Plants and animal life during winter x