Science Project Ideas

The Effect of Smell on Taste

Think about the best food ever – perhaps a really good piece of chocolate cake – and remember what it tastes like and what it smells like. And then imagine…

The Effect of Colour on Taste and Appetite

The colour of food is important – if an apple or a strawberry is red, it’s likely to be ripe, sweet and good to eat, and if a piece of…

The Effect of Colour on Memory

People seem to remember many things by their colour – a red bus, their blue car, a friend’s house with a yellow door. An image in colour seems more vivid…

Making a Sundial

Before watches and clocks were invented, people used the position of the sun in the sky to guess the time of day, but this couldn’t be very accurate. The next…

The Effect of Music on Learning

Many students listen to music while they are studying, and say that it helps them learn. Many parents and teachers say that music is just distracting, and that students are…

What is Sand?

Sand is a mixture of small grains of rock, ranging in size from 0.0625 mm to 2 mm. Sand is made by erosion and weathering of rocks – seas or…

Watching Clouds

Clouds are collections of very small drops of water or particles of ice and they form from water vapour in the air. Types of Clouds According to the World Meteorological…

Shapes: Looking at Tessellation

Tessellation is the covering of a surface with repeating patterns of regular or irregular shapes that fit together exactly (interlock), with no gaps or overlaps. The earliest tessellations discovered date…

Monitoring the Weather

Weather stations include different ways of measuring the weather. Meteorologists (people who study the weather) use weather stations to monitor the weather day by day, and use the results to…

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