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For Primary, Elementary, Middle and High School Students

 Primary School - Grades K-3 P=Project   E=Experiment Determine the best length for a jump rope. [E] Determine and rank the number of simple machines in common toys. [E] Design an entry to the Sally Ride TOYchallenge that teaches, demonstrates or tests a scientific concept. [E] What are electric bicycles? [P] Sports Engineering Science Fair Projects and Experiments Kites, Gliders And Hot Air Balloons Science Fair Projects and Experiments
Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
Build a waterslide that is fun and energy efficient. [P] [P]
Build a Gear Powered Ferris Wheel [P]
Research and build folk toys. [E]
Apply simple ergonomic principles to a set task, such as playing a video game, and see if the user will achieve higher productivity, while increasing efficiency. [E]
Use an inclined plane to test the walking speed of two differently sized Slinkies. [E]
Build a water clock [E] [E]

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 Middle School - Grades 7-9 P=Project   E=Experiment Build a small dynamometer that could measure the output power, torque, and RPM of a HO scale slot car. [E] Physics of Vertical Loop Roller Coasters [E] [E] Investigate the mechanics of carnival games. [E] Build a roller coaster for marbles using foam pipe insulation. [E] How the length of the string affects a yo-yo's sleeping time. [E] Use a soda straw robot simulator to test different robotic designs for stability. [E] Determine if different brands of bubble gum produce the same size of bubble by measuring circumference and diameter. [E] Effect of Trebuchet Arm Length or Counterweight Mass on Projectile Distance [E] Hinged vs. Fixed Trebuchet Counterweight Design [E] Sports Engineering Science Fair Projects and Experiments Kites, Gliders And Hot Air Balloons Science Fair Projects and Experiments
 High School - Grades 10-12 P=Project   E=Experiment Can you build a perpetual motion machine (over-unity device)? [E] [E] Sports Engineering Science Fair Projects and Experiments Kites, Gliders And Hot Air Balloons Science Fair Projects and Experiments
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