
Middle School  Grades 79

P=Project E=Experiment

The Physics of Baseball and Hit Charts
[E]
Using magnetic levitation to measure gravity
[P]
Physics of Vertical Loop Roller Coasters
[E]
[E]
Coefficient of Restitution: A Comparison of Major League and Little League Baseballs
[E]
Investigate the relationship between potential and kinetic energy.
[E]
What is the relationship between frequency of handlebar motion and forward speed?
[E]
The Height Limits and Linearity of Bouncy Balls
[E]
Determine the relation between elapsed time and distance traveled when a moving object is under constant acceleration.
[E]
Explore the Forces of Friction
[E]
Will a Guitar String Vibrate Forever in the Vacuum of Space?
[E]
Calculate the constant velocity at which a person in a spaceship would have to travel from Earth to the edge of the visible universe.
[E]
Find the relationship between the resonant frequency of a wire and its length and diameter.
[E]
The correlation between a sphere's density and the speed it traveles and the convertion of potential energy into kinetic energy.
[E]
Calculating a Projectile's Trajectory
[E]
Determine if weight distribution inside a cylinder affects the speed of the cylinder while traveling down a slope.
[E]
The Effect of Ball Diameter on the Time It Takes to Fall
[E]
Replicate Galileo's falling bodies experiment
[E]
Replicate Galileo's inclined plane experiment
[E]
Discover the relationship between an applied force and the kinetic energy of a car accelerating on a track.
[E]
Find out if larger objects always have more force than smaller objects when they collide.
[P]
The effect of mass on the amount of force needed to move it at a steady speed.
[P]
How does the height of a ramp affect potential energy of a car?
[E]
Newton's Laws of Motion Science Fair Projects and Experiments
Gravitation and Gravity
Simple Machine Physics Concepts Science Fair Projects and Experiments
Pendulum Science Fair Projects and Experiments
Trebuchet Catapults Science Fair Projects and Experiments
Interdisciplinary Topic: Energy

Useful Links

R=Resource

Science Fair Projects Resources
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Energy Sciences Resources
[R]
Optics Resources
[R]
Citation Guides, Style Manuals, Reference
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Safety Resources
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[R]
Physics Science Fair Books

