Subject Guide: Science Projects

Do you need help with an upcoming science fair project? Do you like to do experiments at home for fun? Check out the many resources available to help you out!

You can find books on science fair projects under the call number 507.8 in the non-fiction section of the library.  You can also search the catalog for books with the subject words "science projects" or "science experiments".

Last updated: December 31, 2015

Databases

  • Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.

  • Reference documents, articles and dictionary entries covering the physical and applied sciences, literature, biography, history and social studies.

Catalog Links

  • Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun: 22 Super-Charged Science Projects for Kids
    by Michael J. Caduto

    Kids ages 8--12 will love these 22 exciting activities and experiments focused on producing and playing with renewable energy. Projects range from the quick and simple -- like the Pie Plate Wind-Maker--to the thrillingly large-scale, like Pedal Power, in which kids use a bicycle to power a 12-volt battery.

  • Designing a Winning Science Fair Project
    by Sandy Buczynski

    Explains how to design, carry out, and present the results of a science project.

  • I Can Prove It: Investigating Science
    by Kelli Hicks

    This title is all about the scientific method of conducting an experiment. The book gives detailed information on every step a scientist goes through, from hypothesis to communicating the results. Great tool for science projects.

  • Try This! : 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist In You
    by Karen Romano Young

    Provides background information and instructions for fifty science projects involving plants, insects, microbes, human behavior, animals, water, physics, machinery, and other topics, and suggests further ideas to pursue.

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