Virus & Bacteria
Science Fair Projects
Ideas and Sample Projects by Grade Level


Home Experiments Medical Jokes Warning!
Primary School - Grades K-3
P=Project   E=Experiment
Determine if turmeric can prevent the growth of bacteria which cause foodborne illnesses. [P] [P]
Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
Find out if bacteria enters a beverage when you drink it directly from the bottle or carton and if refrigerating would affect the bacterial content of beverages. [P] [P]
Determine where germs thrive in our immediate environment and what is the effective way to avoid getting sick by them. [P] [P]
Determine which is the best way to prevent bacteria from spreading after someone has sneezed. [P] [P]
Which parts of the hand are the most difficult to wash germs off of? [E]
Which spice inhibits bacterial growth best? [P]
The Effect of Various Antibiotics on Bacterial Growth [P] [P]
What Disinfectant is Most Effective Against Bacteria? [P] [P]
The Effect of Antiseptics on the Survival Rate of Different Types of Bacteria [P] [P]
What is HIV/AIDS [P]
Pharmacology Science Fair Projects & Experiments
E. coli / Coliform Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Interdisciplinary Topic: Bacteria
Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
Determine if human tears can kill an equivalent amount of Staphylococcus aureus as Bactine, Neosporin, Isopropyl Alcohol, and sterile water. [E]
Identification of Pathogen and Anti-Ebola Drug Targets Using Bayes' Theorem and Information Entropy [E]
Do spices inhibit the growth of pathogenic bacteria like E. coli? [P]
Determine if a Cownose rays epidermal mucus will inhibit three types of bacteria: Micrococcus luteus, Staphylococci epidermidis, and Escherichia coli. [E]
Extract antioxidants from natural sources and to compare their polyphenolic content by Folin Ciocalteau Assay, and activity by DPPH Assay, and also to determine their antibacterial properties. [E]
Are dandelions able to inhibit bacterial growth and have other health benefits? [P]
Research the 2009 flu pandemic (swine flu). [P] [P]
Comparison of Antigenic Drift and Shift in Swine Influenza Virus Strains [E] [E]
Will Colloidal Silver Work as an Antibacterial? [E] [E]
Investigating Antibacterial Properties of Leaves, Berries, and Bark [E]
Determine if Xylitol will have an inhibiting effect on the growth of Streptococcus Mutans. [E]
Determine Which Fabrics Will Inhibit the Passage of Bacteria [E]
Determine if by adding juices with possible health benefits (green tea, pomegranate juice, grapefruit juice, and cranberry juice) to antibiotics you then increase the antibiotics ability to fight bacteria. [E]

Which Mouthwash Kills the Most Bacteria: PLAX vs. Listerine. [E]
Explore the health benefits of red wine and chocolate through the growth of probiotic bacteria. [E]
The Effects of Herbs and Natural Remedies on Staphylococcus aureus [E]
Cyanobacteria [P]
Which Material Is Better at Blocking Bacteria in a Sneeze? [E]
Does working around sick people affects the amount of bacteria present on that person. [E]
Does Vitis Extract (White Grape Seed Tannin) Have an Effect on Escherichia coli (E coli) Plasimd Competency? [E]
How Clean Is Your Hospital? [E]
Which Bandage Inhibits Bacterial Growth Most Effectively? [E]
Determine the effectiveness of different concentration levels of select essential oils on the growth of the bacteria, Bacillus Cereus. [E]
Determine how common foods affect the growth of oral bacteria. [E]
How Effective Is the School's Disinfectant During the Day? [E]
Determine if drinking water from a bottle with either a straw or by mouth will contaminate the remaining water in the bottle with bacteria from the mouth. [E]
What is Avian (Bird) Flu? [P]
How to Prevent Salmonella [P]
Investigate Bioterrorism Medicine [P]
Which Method of Handwashing Removes the Most Bacteria? [E] [E] [E]
Find a simple and effective method to make a toothbrush microorganism-free before every use. [E]
Which contact lens solution will sterilize bacteria the best? [P]
Determine if footwear is an environment in which bacteria flourish, and if so, which type of shoes (leather/fabric) grow and withhold the most bacteria.? [E]
Rhizobia-genetic mutation and natural adaptation (Bacteria Evolution) [P]
Pharmacology Science Fair Projects & Experiments
E. coli / Coliform Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Interdisciplinary Topic: Bacteria
High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
Temperature-independent, inexpensive and rapid detection of Ebola [P] [P]
Rapid and Selective Detection of Viruses Using Inexpensive Polymer Films [E]
Transcriptional Regulators as Drug Targets for Treatment of C. glabrata Infection (prevalent in HIV positive people, and the elderly) [E]
Computer-aided Discovery of Novel Influenza Endonuclease Inhibitors to Combat Flu Pandemic [P] [P]
3D Structure of Powerful Antimicrobial and Potential Cancer Treatment Naegleriapore A [E]
Discovery of Novel Influenza Endonuclease Inhibitors to Combat Flu Pandemic [E]
Will makeup itself grow bacteria or is the the method of the application that causes bacteria growth? [P]
Determine which over-the-counter acne medications are the most effective at stopping the proliferation of E. coli [E]
Prove that it is possible to improve antimicrobial activity and cell selectivity in Tachyplesin I by modifying its structure. [P]
Investigate Biofilm Resistance to Antimicrobial Agents and Antibiotics [E]
Research mutations in the RNA of influenza strains such as H1N1 to determine whether the mutations follow a cyclical pattern that could be used to predict future outbreaks. [P]
Prioritization of Treatment and Vaccination Strategies Against Infectious Diseases: An Agent-Based Modelling Approach [P] [P]
Using bacteriophages as delivery mechanisms for organic materials to fight bacterial infections, and compare the results to currently used antibiotics. [E]

Development of a Real-Time PCR Assay to Detect the 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Virus [E]
Transportation Networks and the Propagation of Novel H1N1 Swine Flu-like Epidemics [E]
The Antioxidizing, Antimicrobial, and Anticancer Effects of Tree Bark Extracts [P]
Does circumcision help prevent HIV infection? [E]
Why children brought up in sterile environments are more susceptible to autoimmune diseases and allergies than are children brought up in pathogen-saturated environments? [P]
The Effect of EtOH and Antimicrobial Peptide RP-1 on Apoptosis in Various Pathogenic Microbes [E]
Potential Celecoxib-induced Cerebrovascular Signaling Alterations in HIV Patients [E]
Is Beta Glucan and Echinacea safe to administer to AIDS sufferers in third world countries? [P]
An Investigation into the Patterns of the Spread of Infectious Disease [E]
Determining the Presence of Chlamydophila pneumoniae in the San Joaquin Valley via Development of a Real Time PCR [E]
Wolbachia: A Potential WMD for West Nile Virus [E]
The development of a plant-based vaccine against SARS-CoV [P]
Effects of Curry and Other Common Foods on the Growth of Oral Bacteria [E]
Roles of Auxotrophic Markers in Candida albicans Virulence [E]
What Is a Virus? [P]
The West Nile Virus - General Information [P]
Pharmacology Science Fair Projects & Experiments
E. coli / Coliform Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Interdisciplinary Topic: Bacteria
Useful Links
R=Resource
Science Fair Projects Resources [R]
Citation Guides, Style Manuals, Reference [R]
Safety Resources [R] [R]
Medicine Project Books

              


Medicine and Health Projects
Medicine Topics Anatomy Topics
Cancer
Cancer Causes & Therapy
Breast Cancer
Diabetes
Alzheimer's Disease
Parkinson's Disease
Mental Disorders
Preventive Medicine
Nutrition
Immunology & Vaccination
Antioxidants & Free Radicals
Radiation Health Effects
Viruses & Bacteria
Heart Disease
Blood Disorders
Eye Disease
Brain & Nervous System
Lung Disease
Skin & Wound Care
Digestive System Disease
Muscular System Disease
Aging
Medical Biochemistry
Pharmacology
Antibiotics
Vitamins
Alternative Medicine
Gender Medicine
Cosmetics
Sports Medicine
Medical Instruments
Personal Hygiene
Dentistry
Acids and Antacids
Temperature & Human Body
Reaction Time & Reflexes
Color Perception and Vision
Metals in Medicine
Miscellany
Human Anatomy
Hair
Senses
Visual System
Auditory System
Taste and Smell
Circulatory System
Respiratory System
Nervous System
Laterality
Digestive System
Muscular System
Skeletal System

Science Fair Project Guide
Home
Science Fair Project Types
The Scientific Method - How to Experiment
The Display Board
Topics, Ideas, Sample Projects

DNA Scientists DNA Discovery Radiologists
Biochemists Microbiologists Geneticists
Psychiatrists Sigmund Freud

Read for Free
The Science Fair
A Juvenile Detective Novel
by Julian T. Rubin



My Dog Kelly

Follow Us On:
       

Privacy Policy - Site Map - About Us - Letters to the Editor

Comments and inquiries:
webmaster@julianTrubin.com


Last updated: January 2017
Copyright 2003-2017 Julian Rubin