Electromagnetism
Science Fair Projects
Ideas and Sample Projects by Grade Level

The Deflection of a Magnetic Compass Needle by a Current in a Wire

P=Project   E=Experiment
P=Project   E=Experiment
How does the strength of the magnetic field change as the number of turns in the coil is increased? [E]
Test if the number of turns of wire will affect the amount of electricity in a circuit (induction). [E]
What factors determine the strength of an electromagnet? [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]
Build a simple telegraph set? [E] [E]
How do loudspeakers work? [P]
Electric Motor and Generator Science Fair Projects
Magnetic Levitation and Propulsion and Maglev Train Science Fair Projects
P=Project   E=Experiment
The relationship between coil and core length to achieve maximum velocity for electromagnetic accelerator applications. [E]
Build an Ionic Thruster like NASA Uses for Space Propulsion [E]
What factors determine the strength of an electromagnet? [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]
The Effect of Temperature on the Strength of an Electromagnet [P]
Picture the shape of the field around an electromagnet. [E]
What are electromagnetic bombs (E-bombs)? [E]
Does electromagnetising a magnet, increase or decrease the power of the magnet? [E]
Build a simple wireless telegraph system. [E]
Do electromagnetic fields affect plant growth? [P]
Build your own galvanometer [E] [E]
Demonstrate Lenz's Law [E] [E]
Electric Motor and Generator Science Fair Projects
Magnetic Levitation and Propulsion and Maglev Train Science Fair Projects
P=Project   E=Experiment
Superconductor Tapes: A Solution to the Rare Earth Shortage Crisis [P] [P]
Determine which of the following variables most greatly affected the strength of an electromagnet: the number of coils, the voltage of the power source, the diameter of the core, and the gauge of the wire. [E]
Research WiTricity. [E]
Determine if Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) can be prevented by products that claim to prevent EMFs. [E]
Ampère's law related experiments [E]
Compare the performance between pre-wrapped and hand wrapped magnetic coils with lower inductance. [E]
Build a simple wireless telegraph system. [E]
Discover how electromagnetic radiation flows through open air, empty vacuum, helium and argon. [E] [E]
Electric Motor and Generator Science Fair Projects
Magnetic Levitation and Propulsion and Maglev Train Science Fair Projects
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Science Fair Project Resources [R]
Citation Guides, Style Manuals, Reference [R]
Electrical Safety [R] [R]
Electricity Science Fair Books

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