Gas (Physics)
Science Fair Projects
Ideas and Sample Projects by Grade Level

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Primary School - Grades K-3
P=Project   E=Experiment
Suspend a ball in a stream of air [E]
Antibubbles - skins of air which float around underwater, and vanish when touched [E]
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Interdisciplinary Topic: Gases
Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
Demonstrate by an experiment what an antibubble is. [P]
See if the size of the nozzle of a balloon affects how far the balloon goes. [P]
Air Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Interdisciplinary Topic: Gases
Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
Determine how gases expand and contract due to changes in temperature, and explain why racing-car tires are inflated with nitrogen gas. [E]
How Gases Contract and Expand [E]
Charles's Law: Volume vs. Temperature of a Gas at Constant Pressure [E]
Determine whether a container filled with CO2 would cool at a slower rate than a container filled with ambient air when both containers are heated to the same temperature. [E]
Research the effect of temperature on the volume of various gases [P]
Test if density of gas affects the amplitude of sound in a jar. [E]
Testing Sound Decay in Different Gasses [E]
Test the effect of gas bubbles on the density of water. [E]
Find out what effect pressure (PSI) has on the bounce height of a ball. [E]
Discover the relationship between the amount of pressure put in the tank of an air cannon and the distance that the projectile flies. [E]
Build your own barometer [E]
Demonstrate Boyle's Law - Determine the relationship between pressure and volume in gases. [E]
Compare modern parachute performance to that of Leonardo da Vinci’s design [E]
Air Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Interdisciplinary Topic: Gases
High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
Factors Affecting Gas Diffusion [E] [E]
Boyle's Law: Pressure vs. Volume of a Gas at Constant Temperature [E]
Investigate The anatomy of the vortex [P]
Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion by using Bottle Rockets [E]
Air Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Interdisciplinary Topic: Gases
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