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STEM Projects: 10 Winning Science Fair Projects

Which types of fruit make the most seeds? In the "How Many Seeds Do Different Types of Fruit Produce?" #science project, students put their observation and counting skills to work as they investigate and compare different fruits to calculate the productivity for each type of fruit. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/PlantBio_p019.shtml?from=Pinterest; Image: Dr. Renfroe, James Madison University] #STEM #scienceproject

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Build a water clock to track three hours of time using this science fair project idea at Science Buddies. http://pinterest.com/sciencebuddies

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How much energy do the various appliances in your house use? Are there ways to cut down on your family's power consumption? In the "Spare a Watt, Save a Lot" #science project, students investigate the energy usage of household appliances and learn more about phantom power drain. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Energy_p020.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject #energy

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What is the biochemical basis for lactose intolerance? In the "I Love Ice Cream, But It Doesn't Love Me: Understanding Lactose Intolerance" biochemistry #science project, students can investigate by adding the enzyme lactase to lactose and then testing for one of the reaction products (glucose) by using glucose strips. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/BioChem_p031.shtml?from=Pinterest; Image: Wikipedia] #STEM #scienceproject #biotech

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How does a plane take off from a ship? Because a runway on a naval aircraft is very short, naval pilots actually get a boost from a catapult to take off! In the "Into the Wild Blue Yonder: The Science of Launching an Airplane by Catapult" aerodynamics #science project, students can investigate catapult-assisted takeoffs! [Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Aero_p048.shtml?from=Pinterest; Image: US Navy] #STEM #scienceproject

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from Really, Are You Serious? | Atlanta Mom Blogger | Southern Mom Blog | Parenting and Lifestyle

STEM Projects: 10 Winning Science Fair Projects

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Do you like your fries crispy? What's the secret to making crispy fries in the oven? In the "You Want Fries With That? The Science of Crispy Potatoes" #science project, students experiment to see whether or not a cold-water soaking process makes a difference in the crispness of oven-fried potatoes. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/FoodSci_p042.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject

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