and Burning- what factors affect burning? (Quick)
and their efficiency in producing energy.
instruments- the scientific principles behind them
Versus Noise- difference
how can a period of a pendulum be increased? (Quick)
do you establish "elevation from sea level"?
compare efficiencies, effect of different lubricants
effects of curvature, materials on light beams
eggs withstand a greater force from one direction than from others?
strong are nylon fishing lines?
strong are plastic wraps?
homemade airplane design flies best?
factors affect the bounce of a dropped ball?
do compression and tension make things strong?
strong is a toothpick?
type of lawn sprinkler works best?
type\size of light bulb produces the most light?
can the strength of light be measured?- the effect on degradable
materials can be charged with static electricity? (Quick)
battery lasts the longest?- How can power be increased?
affects light reflection?- refraction and diffraction of light?
and color production- prisms
is sound produced? What affects the pitch of sound?- What affects the
volume of sound? - How would you measure the velocity of sound?
Electric Motors- principles and factors effecting their efficiency
Circuits- factors affecting voltage, amperage, resistance
and electromagnets- What affects the strength of an electromagnet?
and bells and alarms (electromagnets).
Magnet Levitation- Experiment gravity defying effects of magnetism
and build a Magnetic Levitating Train
is paint affected by temperature changes?- Elasticity of rubber; effect
of glue. (See projects 110, 111 and 112 in this list)
of solar energy- design and construct solar cookers, solar panels, etc.
a strong bridge
38. Efficient use of renewable energy
resources- E.G. Wood, Wind
the accuracy of various thermometers
much heat is required to raise the temperature of various substances by
an equal amount?
41. Principle of energy conservation coming
active & passive solar energy systems in cost and efficiency.
an energy efficient home
water be magnetized?
45. Make a Minute Timer
Projector (Make a slide projector)
Pressure (Can air pressure be used to push, break or bend objects?)
does water pressure change at different depths?)
61. Does the weight of the firework
determine how long the firework stays in the air? coming
copper wires to optical fibers for communication
is paint affected by temperature changes?
does temperature affect the elasticity of rubber?
does temperature affect the strength or adherence of glue?
of moisture on electrical resistance
130. Heat convection-
131. Heat radiation-
132. Heat conduction
what happens when it melts; what does it contain; structure of snow
flakes; life in a snowbank
Color- account for differences in color at different times
and Clouds- what are the common wind patterns in your area and why? Is
cloud formation related to height, weather systems and temperature?
Study and record how clouds relate to weather patterns.
4. Water levels- study and record
varying levels over the year in a body of water; account for differences
and the results on the surrounding environment.
5. Dew formation- how much is formed on
a square meter for a period of time; account for variations
wind travel at same speeds and in same directions at different heights?
7. Frost formation- what must the
temperature be to form first; what are the effects of humidity? What is
the make-up of frost and dew?
Effect of temperature, wind, or humidity on the rate of evaporation?
can you measure the speed and force of raindrops?-What is the effect on
soil, with and without ground cover? Could you simulate the effect of
Retention- does fresh water hold heat longer than salt water? How does
water compare to land and what effect does this have on the weather?
What factors affect the cooling of land?
how do different surfaces affect the amount of sunlight reflected and
absorbed? Design a method of measuring how much sunshine is available
12. Humidity- can you collect the
amounts of water in the air at different temperatures?
13. Temperature- what is the difference
between direct sun and in the shade? Is the difference constant?
records- Design and build an automatic recording weather device. Test it
over a period of time.
of Humidity- what happens to hair during periods of changing
humidity? How does human hair compare to that of other animals? How do
other materials compare in expansion and contraction.
1. Burning of different materials. coming
2. Everyday activities that illustrate
chemical principles. coming
reactions that produce energy or that require energy
4. Testing of consumer products- glues,
stain removers, tooth whiteners, mouthwash, detergents, paper towels (See
projects 41 to 49 below)
of sunlight on rubber, ink, paper
6. Effects of increased concentrations
on the rate of chemical reactions
Compare the PH levels in mouths of various animals and humans at
different times in the day
the surface tension of various liquids
with chemical spills from industry
10. Analyzing snow and rain for pollutants; samples from different
11. Effects of temperature on density
of gases coming soon*
of salt and other contaminants on rate of rusting
crystals- factors that affect the rate and the size
you obtain water from ink, vinegar, milk?
15. What effects do different amounts
of exercise have on the production of carbon dioxide in humans?
soil samples for their components, ability to hold moisture, fertility
the amount of particle pollution vary with distance from a road, with
location, with height. Determine types of particles found in pollution
how they work and why; commercial applicants and problems
extinguishers - principles of operation and factors affecting their
do acids react with different metals under varying conditions
different metals by the color of flame when they burn
metals based on their chemical activity. Can you devise an
experiment that will list metals in order of their activity, from the
most (potassium) to the least active (gold)?
the principles, how different metals can be used and the practical
to make PH indicator using cabbage? (Quick)
Yogurt is made? Is it a chemical or biochemical reaction?
of temperature on viscosity of oil (Quick)
27. Chemical reactions coming
28. Brownian movement coming
salt water potable, removal of pollutants
Battery (Can you make electricity from fruits and chemicals?) (Quick)
31. Alkaline battery, Make electricity
Battery, Make electricity from salt water and oxygen (NEW)
Paper towels are better absorbent? (Quick)
Soft Drink Has the Most Carbonation? (Quick)
wood glue is stronger? (Quick)
mouthwash kills more germs?
Carpet Stain Remover is more effective?
toothpaste has more whitening power?
Detergent Removes the Organic Stain the best?
paper towel is the strongest? (Quick)
tooth whiteners works best?
candle loose mass when melted down?
BOTANY / BIOLOGY
1. Germination - how monocots and
dicots differ - the effects of heat, light, carbon dioxide, PH level,
etc. on germination rate
- factors affecting the rate of photosynthesis (temperature, light
intensity, water, carbon dioxide)
- part of light spectrum used in photosynthesis
3. Leaf - do the numbers and sizes of
stomata vary with different plants - what happens if stomata are covered
studies on inheritance
Studies - connections between hair and eye color
6. Genetic Studies - connections
between hair color and strength
7. Genetic Studies - connections
between sex and lefthandness
9. Reactions of protozoa to changes in
the environment coming
10. The preferred PH level in the soil
for various plants coming
the effects of various nutrients on plant growth
does the amount of water affect plant growth?
does the hours of sunlight affect the plant growth?
does the strength of weed killer affect the plant growth?
does the temperature affect the plant growth?
do pollutants affect the plant growth?
does PH level affect the plant growth?
plants live without Carbon Dioxide?
19. Can plants live without Oxygen? coming
20. What percentage of various plants
are water? coming soon*
21. Roots - how much water is used by
22. Roots - what is the effect of
temperature, sunlight, etc., on the use of water (transpiration)
- how do different types of soils affect the ability of roots to anchor
24. Roots - what factors encourage root
growth and what is the effect of water, oxygen, soil type, minerals on
root growth? coming soon*
25. What is the effect of acid rain on
plant growth? coming soon*
conditions are favorable for: -fungus growth- E.G. yeast, mold, mildew
conditions are favorable for: -mushroom production?
32. What conditions are favorable for:
growing brine shrimp? coming
conditions are favorable for: algae growth?
conditions are favorable for: bacteria growth or control?
Studies -types of bacteria found around the home.
Studies -types of bacteria found on the body.
48. Field Studies -types of bacteria
found in soil of different types
System - Factors Affecting Blood Pressure
System - Factors Affecting Heartbeat Rate
System - Factors Affecting the rate of breathing
System - Is there any relation between the blood pressure and the rate
a Model of Plant or Animal cell.
202. How big are the plant cells?
203. How big is a drop of water?
Factors affecting the size of a drop in water based solutions.
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