Temperature
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P=Project   E=Experiment
What temperature, humidity level and wind speed are the best for drying clothes? [P]
How do different sizes, angles, and temperature affect the voltage of the solar panel? [P]
The effects of water type, distilled or tap, and temperature on an hydrogen fuel cell efficiency [P]
Compare the burning time, heat output and carbon dioxide emission of ethanol, gasoline and diesel. [E]
Can algae be cultured to produce a bio-diesel fuel? Compare its characteristics as burn time and temperature to regular #2 diesel fuel? [E]
Could Galileo's Thermometer Be Adapted to Make a Simple Solar Water Pasteurization Indicator? [E] [E]
Test Photovoltaic Cells vs. Solar Thermal Energy (Stirling Engines) Efficiency [E]
Build a geothermal power plant model. [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]
Which species of wood will produce the most thermal energy when combusted? [P] [P]
Find out if solar energy can be used to help grow plants in cold weather. [E]
Find out if the temperature of the water used to cool the condensation plate of a homemade solar powered desalination device affects the amount of desalinated water produced. [E]
Temperature effects on the energy developed by a solar panel (photovoltaic cell) [E] [E] [E] [P]
The Effect of Temperature on PEM Hydrogen Fuel Cell Efficiency [E]
Does temperature affect the performance of a fuel cell? [E] [P] [P]
Discover which shape of parabolic solar oven, between a trough and a cone, would reach a higher temperature quicker, and if insulation would make a difference in reaching higher temperatures [E]
How Does the Species of Wood Used in a Fire Affect the Resultant Temperature Produced? [E]
Solar Water Heaters & Collectors
Solar Appliances, Machines & Devices
Solar Cookers & Ovens
Solar Water Purification & Distillation
Environmental Sciences
Measure dissolved oxygen in water samples at different temperatures, and determine the saturating oxygen concentration for water samples at different temperatures. [E]
Find out if the ocean's temperature continues to increase, will its qualities such as pH, oxygen, density, and salinity hurt the ocean environment? [E]
Test landscaping materials to determine what materials could cool down our planet. [E]
Build two solar hot boxes and conduct solar thermal experiments that demonstrate the greenhouse effect. [E]
Determine the effect of temperature on the formation of trihalomethanes (THM) and determine an effective method of THM removal using filters that were either hand-made or commercially processed. [E]
Does temperature affect the rate of soil nitrification and denitrification? [P]
The Effect of Water Salinity and Temperature on Oil Spreading Rate [P]
Determine if increasing amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would cause increases in temperature. [E]
What amount of carbon dioxide affects temperature change in the atmosphere? [E] [P]
Find out if plants affect the a sealed box. [E]
Is there a relationship between the surface water temperature and salinity of a stream? [P]
Determine if different flow rates affect the dissolved oxygen, pH, turbidity, and a stream. [P] [P]
Compared warm temperatures (Gulf of Mexico) to freezing temperatures (Gulf of Alaska), trying to find which environment has the highest amount of oil loss with the use of oil-hungry bacteria that is a result of the degradation of the oil over a 6-day period. [E]
Global Warming / Greenhouse Effect
Earth Sciences
Predicting Sea Level Rise from Thermal Expansion [E]
The Effect of Surface Area and Volume on the Temperature and pH in a Tide Pool [E]
Test the hypothesis that warmer seas make stronger hurricanes. [E]
Does Ocean Water Temperature Affect Its Viscosity Enough to Change Waves? [P]
Can we predict future temperatures using the number of sunspots? [E]
What amount of carbon dioxide affects temperature change in the atmosphere? [P]
Is the air the same the sun and in the shade? [E]
Investigate change in water temperature as a result of El Nino. [P]
Does Temperature Affect the Salt Formation in the Dead Sea? [E]
Meteorology
Astronomy
Which combination of materials are best for Mars temperatures? [P]
Quantify the trace chemical changes induced by ultrahigh temperatures and pressure in granite samples due to meteoritic impact. [E]
Explore the effect of the lunar phase on events on Earth - temperature and birth rates. [P]
The effects of the temperature of the universe on Black Holes as the universe ages. [E]
The Global Sun Temperature Project [E]
Electronics
P=Project   E=Experiment   C=Circuit
A flashlight that runs solely on the heat of the human hand [P]
How long would it take for a semiconductor device to reach a dangerously high temperature of 200įC when soldered into a circuit? [E]
Make your own thermistor and pressure sensor. [E]
Find out which is affected greater by changes in temperature - fiber optic cable or copper wire? [E]
What Is the Effect of Temperature on the Output of Semiconductor Diodes? [E]
Build a Temperature Monitor [C] [C]
Temperature Controlled Relays [C]
Build A Thermostat With Adjustable Hysteresis [C]
Build a Hot Water Level Indicator [C]
Genetics
A global picture of differentially expressed transcripts in winter and spring wheat during cold acclimation [P]
Analysis of Low Temperature Regulated Genes in Wheat [P]
Ecology
Do Cool Temperatures Impact the Parasitism Rate of Psyttalia humilis (parasitoid wasp)? [E]
Test if there is higher mortality of Pinyon Pines on steeper slopes and on hotter slopes (south aspect) during the last drought. [E]
Behavioral Sciences / Psychology
How do moderately cold temperatures affect human physical and mental performance? [E]
Biochemistry
Investigate enzyme kinetics, using catalase enzyme extracted from potatoes; enzyme activity function of temperature and enzyme concentration. [E]
Biochemical Analysis of the Mechanisms of Cold Tolerance in Citrus [E]
The Effect of Temperature on DNA Extraction [E] [P]
Test the efficiency of lactase enzyme, with varying concentrations and temperatures of lactose. [E] [E]
How Does Temperature Affect the Reaction Rate between Catalase and Hydrogen Peroxide? [E]
How the rate of an enzyme-catalyzed reaction is affected by concentration of the enzyme, the pH of the reaction, temperature and inhibitors [E]
Forensic Science
Measure the rate of heat loss from an orange (representing a body) and see how it depends on the temperature of the surroundings. [E]
Study the science of mummification by mummifying a hot dog using baking soda. [E]
Investigate how temperature affects the blue glow created by the chemical luminol. [E]
Maggot Mass Temperature and ADH (Accumulated Degree Hours) [E]
Engineering
Find out if a bigger hot air balloon will go higher than a smaller one. [E]
Energy saving at home - the thermal envelope [P] [P] [E]
Which roofing material and color offers the best energy efficiency? Challange: a new roofing material that changes colour based on temperature? [P]
Find out if the colour of a house affects the temperature inside the house in different environments and which colour absorbs more or less heat. [P]
Learn if extreme climatic temperature changes would affect the bounce height and pressure of basketballs and if a recycled ball would perform as well as a synthetic or rubber basketball. [E]
Quantifying the Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on Violin Pitch [E]
Thermally Accelerated Vacuum Dryer: Method for Direct Extraction of Energy from Temperature Differences in Environment [E]
Investigate how the restoring force of a rubber band varies with temperature. [E]
How Is the Rate of Escape of Helium Molecules through a Semi-permeable Membrane Affected by Varying the Temperature? [E]
See which of a variety of materials that are commonly used in home construction acts as the better insulator against heat. [E]
Out of the Three Materials, Fiber Glass, Rock Wool, or Insulation Foam, Which Works as the Best Housing Insulator? [E]
Determine which type of insulation will keep a house at room temperature during extreme weather: fiberglass, cellulose, or foam. [E]
Does the Color of Your House Affect the Temperature Inside? [E]
Which material is best for hot air balloons: nylon or polyester? [P]
Will the balloon with hot air go higher than the one with cold air? [P]
Biotechnology
Utilizing antisense ODN technology as a means for silencing starch biosynthetic genes in wheat [P]
Electricity
Determine how the output of an LED flashlight changes over time as its temperature increases. [E]
Temperature and Electricity
Thermoelectricity
Food Science
Temperature Effects on Foods
Cooking & Baking
Zoology
Temperature Effects on Animals
Microbiology
Temperature Effects on Bacteria, Algae & Fungi
Physics
Heat & Thermodynamics
Botany
The Effect of Temperature on the Growth of Red Radishes with Symbiotic Endomycorrhizae [E]
The influence of water, soil color, mulch, soil surface configuration on soil temperature [E]
Temperature Effect on Plants
Chemistry
Effect of Temperature on States of Matter and Material Properties
Medicine
The Effects of Temperature on the Human Body
Computer Science
Compare two generations of Intel microprocessors - Nehalem and Sandy Bridge - in regard to temperature, voltage and clock rate. [P]
The Effects of Temperature on the Human Body
Temperature Interdisciplinary Topics
Interdisciplinary Topic: Energy
Interdisciplinary Topic: Fire
Future Science
A window in which the tint can be adjusted to help save money and use less energy to regulate the office buildings, and even homes [P]
A filter that will heat landfill dioxins to high temperatures to destroy them [P]
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS): a crib will utilize sensors to monitor the infantís heart rate, breathing, body temperature, pressure of the mattress and will alert the guardian if necessary. [P]
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