Molds In Bread?

bread mold

Bread mold is a simple fungus which derives its food from a variety of materials such as grains, fruits, vegetables or flesh. Mold spores are tiny and usually remain suspended in air. As soon as it finds the right environment for it to grow, the spores transform into the living fungus. PROBLEM How do bread [...]

Music From Bottles?

empty bottles

Producing music from empty bottles is a fun-learning experience. It is good to know that not only musical instruments can make music, but also empty bottles which we thought are just as good as trash.  In this 8th grade science project, we will be using empty bottles with the same size and shape and fill [...]

Sweet Candy Out Of Rock?

rock candy

In this fun science experiment we will make rock candy crystals. Sugar crystals will formed on a string, a delicious creation will be seen when finished. In the process we will make a super saturated solution. PROBLEM Is it possible to make a rock candy? HYPOTHESIS It is possible to make a rock candy out [...]

Do You Have A Signature Toothpaste?


Wikipedia defines toothpaste as a paste or gel dentifrice used with a toothbrush as an accessory to clean and maintain the aesthetics and health of teeth. Toothpaste is used to promote oral hygiene: it serves as an abrasive that aids in removing the dental plaque and food from the teeth, assists in suppressing halitosis, and [...]

Can You Peel A Raw Egg?


Eggs are composed of a yolk that is yellow in color and a shiny, transparent white mucus. Surrounded by a hard shell, these eggs are vulnerable to hard objects. If eggs are dropped, the protected yolk and white inside will automatically splatter. So, it is quite impossible to peel a raw or uncooked egg. However, [...]

How Is A Sundial Made?


Thousands of years ago, there was never a clock to know the time. Telling the time was through the sun and it had been a usual routine before. It is good to note that we can tell the time without the use of a clock and with the use of just a sundial. In this [...]

Which Food Molds The Fastest?


Mostly all foods need to be preserved through refrigeration. Since food is perishable, we have to make sure that we are eating the food that won’t compromise our health. While this is the usual routine, have you ever thought of knowing which food molds the fastest? In this 8th grade science fair project, we are [...]

What Are The Starch-Containing Foods?


Starch is the building blocks of sugar. Studies show that starch is white, odorless, tasteless carbohydrate powder soluble in cold water. In this project, we will know more about starch. Starch plays a vital role in the biochemistry of both plants and animals. It is made in green plants by photosynthesis, and is one of [...]

How Is Paper Recycling Done?

recycled paper

Normally, schools are facilitating activities like Science Fair Projects for Eight Grade Students. Then, students will be studying and conducting experiments to prove their science project and that they would win contests and earn high grades. It is highly recommended that science projects should be interrelated with our day to day lives or somewhat involving [...]

Can A Soap Drive A Boat?


A soap is made up of fatty acids. It is mainly used for bathing, washing, and cleaning. But did you know that a soap can drive a boat? In this experiment, we may be able to find if a boat can really be driven by an ordinary bath soap. PROBLEM Can a soap drive a [...]

How Does Salt Affect Boiling Water?

boiling water

It has been a practice in the kitchen to add salt when boiling something. When we cook meat until it becomes tender, we add salt. Does salt affect the boling temperature of water? Does it cook the food faster? In this science project, the relationship of salt with the boiling water will be determined. PROBLEM [...]

Do Plants Grow Better With Music?


Music has been proven to help people in boosting their mental capacities. Some people claimed to have performed better and became more more productive when they listen to a classical kind of music. Some become more active when listening to a rock music. In this experiment, we will be able to determine if the effects [...]

Saltwater Plus Air Equals Battery?


Experiments about home-made batteries are now rampant as the world today is facing an energy crisis. With this project, we can prove that electricity or electrical energy can be derived from saltwater and air. It is also good to note that air and saltwater are everywhere and free. We don’t have to purchase them. In [...]

Are Detergents Harmful To Plants?


An 8th grade science fair project is not expected to be an original experiment as long as the procedures are well-demonstrated and fully support the topic idea. Sometimes, smaller and a more specified science fair projects wins over the complicated ones because they are easier to understand. So just a tip: in conducting science projects, [...]

Can You Make A Tornado?


Did you know that the word “tornado” comes from the Latin word tonare, meaning “to thunder”Yes, the Spanish developed the word into tornear which means to turn or twist. Basically, a tornado looks like a black large funnel formed from a rotating or twisting air. It is also called a twister or cyclone because it [...]

How Do Magnets Affect Radish?


The radish (Raphanus sativus) is defined as an edible root vegetable of the Brassicaceae family that was domesticated in Europe. They are grown and consumed throughout the world. Radishes have numerous varieties, varying in size, color and duration of required cultivation time. There are some radishes that are grown for their seeds; oilseed radishes are grown, as the name implies, for oil production. [...]

Which Rocket Flies Higher?


An 8th grade science fair project can be very stressful for it needs a lot of research and experimentation. However, there are also types of projects which are the winning types yet not that hard to conduct. An example of this is the Rocket Can and the analysis on which makes it fly higher. PROBLEM [...]

Can You Make Paper Frogs Jump?


Have you heard of a static electricity? Static means non-moving and the closest thing to electricity is electrical charge. So, it is a kind of electricity that gathers in one placeor a non-moving kind of electricity. In this experiment, you are going to find how to make frogs jump through a static electricity. PROBLEM How [...]

Do Fruits Produce Electricity?


Have you ever thought of getting electricity from fruits? Are fruits capable of producing electricity? We have to find that out with this particular 8th grade science fair project. This project is conducted to prove that there flow of electricity can be derived from fruits. It is based on the same scientific principle of batteries. [...]

With or Without Sunlight?


This project focuses on two subjects: a plant growing with sunlight vs. a plant growing without sunlight. These subjects are being studied to compare its growth in a particular span of time. After the experiment, we will be able to come up with a comparative analysis between the two subjects. We may be able to [...]

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Do Eggs Float In Water?

Eggs are known to sink in water. According to research, if  you put it in a bowl of water and if it sinks to the bottom and stays there, it is about three to six days old. So, eggs that sinks are fresh eggs, right? But in this experiment, we will be able to let [...]

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Which Ice Shape Melts Faster?

It has been noticed that ice cubes in soft drinks do not melt at the same speed. Maybe it has something to do with the ice’ size and shape. In this experiment, ice cubes with the same volume but different shape or surface area will be tested so that the difference of their melting speed [...]

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How Much Water Is In Orange?

Have you ever eaten an orange? Have you thought of asking yourself why this fruit is so juicy? Fruits like oranges are mostly made up of water which caused the fruit to be juicy. In this experiment you’ll be able to determine what percentage of an orange is made up of water and what percentage [...]

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Is A Man-Made Volcano Possible?

Wikipedia defines volcano as an opening, or rupture, in a planet’s surface or crust, which allows hot magma, volcanic ash and gases to escape from below the surface. This may sound very difficult to put it into an experiment. However, a chemical reaction can create the appearance of a physical volcanic eruption. In this experiment, [...]

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What Is The Longest-Lasting Battery?

An example of a good 8th grade science fair project is to determine which battery lasts longer. Different brands of batteries will be tested and with the results, the longer-lasting battery will be identified. With this experiment, you will be able to find if the price of the battery has something to do with its [...]

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Which Water Evaporates Faster?

A hair blower is used to dry our wet hair after shower. We also notice that the air from the hair blower is so hot. Well, that heat activates the evaporation  process of water from our hair. Did you ever wonder how heat affects evaporation rates? In this experiment, we are going to explore the [...]

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