Elementary Projects
(Grades 4 - 6)

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A Bell System 

History of Shells 

A Chemical Change

A Crystal Radio Set 

Heat can Produce Electricity 

Fire Must Have Air to Burn 

A Door Chime 

How Electricity is Made 

Climate 

Electromagnetism

Fluorescent Lights 

Measuring the Ocean Depths 

How to Develop a Picture 

Most Liquid contain either Acid or Alkali 

Operation of a Doorbell buzzer

Parts of an Electric Motor 

Minerals: Origin, Distribution 

A Water Pump in action 
Our Solar System 

Phases of the Moon 

Cross Section of the Earth 

Simple Machines 

Distillation of Water 

Fingerprinting 

The Telegraph Key 

Which Metals Conduct Heat best? 

Water Supports Heavy Weights 

An Electromagnetic Crane 

Space Problems in Gravity 

Parts of a Windmill 

Water is Compound of Hydrogen & Oxygen

Working of a Telegraph 

How Hard are Various Types of Rocks and Minerals? 

Air Pollution - causes and cleanup 

Precipitation 

Water Filtration 

The City of the Future 

Tides 

Foods 

Volcano

GRADES 4-6 EXPERIMENTAL PROJECTS

 


ELECTRICITY 

Understanding Electrical Conductors and Insulators

Demonstration of principals; how is current affected by type of conductor, temperature, filament, etc. 

Compare material and objects for conductivity.

Principles of fluorescent lights; how do they compare with filament bulbs, in effectiveness and cost. 

 


PHYSICS 

How metals compare in conducting heat.

How metals compare in density

Egg Floatation (buoyancy)

How do Airplanes fly? What is the best wing shape? 

How do waves carry energy? 

How do magnets work? How are they made? 


CHEMISTRY 

Acid and basic solutions, how are they produced, how can they be modified; practical considerations in soil, lakes, food; acid or basic solutions around the house. 

The effects of salts on the freezing point of water. 


METEOROLOGY 

Dew - Does it form on clear or cloudy nights? What other frost factors increase the amount of dew? Can you measure how much dew is formed in a square meter. 


BIOLOGY 

Insects:

Personal observations on life cycle

Plants:

How plants reproduce and factors that affect the process

Why do plants move? 

How do plants get nitrogen 

Soil:

The effect of soil components and organic matter on growth of plants. 

Field Studies:

Plants and animal life in a balanced aquarium


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