Science Project Ideas

Encouraging Kids Who Don’t Like Science

Some children take to science likes ducks to water, but others seem to just decide that they ‘don’t like science’, which might be because they are scared off by the…

How Tall is It? Measure Something Tall Without Climbing It

The most accurate way to measure something is using a tape measure, but some things are too tall (or too scary) to climb with a ruler. Try the different methods…

Music and Heart Rate

Many people find music helps them relax, whereas other people listen to music because it makes them excited, helps them run or exercise, or inspires them to write or paint….

The Science of Recycling

Recycling is important because it saves energy and resources and reduces pollution, as well as creating jobs and keeping things out of landfill. Paper Paper is made of wood fibres….

Make a Right Angle With Knots and String

A right angle is a square-shaped or L-shaped angle, and measures 90 degrees (a quarter of a circle). A square is made up of four right angles. Make a Right…

Desalination of Water

Desalination means taking the salt out of salty water (from lakes or the sea) to make fresh, drinkable water. How Does Desalination Work? The two main ways to remove the…

Testing Paper for Strength

Paper is used for a great many things, from paper towels and tissues through sheets of paper for printing at home or work, to special paper for banknotes, and each…

Proving 1=2 and 2=3

Mathematicians use mathematical proofs to prove that what they say about numbers is true. Some proofs look true but aren’t – these are known as fallacies. Here are a few…

Condensation and Dew

Condensation, on the inside of the kitchen window on a chilly morning or on a cold glass of water, and dew on the grass on a cool autumn evening, is…

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