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Science Fair Questions

1. Does (wing design) (size) (type of paper) affect the flight (time) (distance)
of a paper airplane?
2. Does filter material affect how well muddy water is cleaned?
3. Does the packing material affect how well a raw egg is protected?
4. Does cleanser brand affect cleaning ability?
5. Does temperature affect crystal growth?
6. Does using hard or soft water affect the cleaning ability of soap?
7. Does the type of insulation material affect how long heat is retained?
8. Does the type of insulation material affect how long cold is retained?
9. Does salt water or fresh water affect the flotation height of an object?
10. Does the type of liquid affect melting time?
11. Does the design of a bridge built with straws affect its strength?
12. Does soil type affect ability to retain water?
13. Does the type of adhesive tape affect the sticking strength?
14. Does density of an object affect its floating height?
15. Does the (material) (size) (design) (weight on the bottom) [select one] of a
parachute affect its drop (speed) (time) [select one]?
16. Does the weight of a pendulum bob affect the number of swings per
minute?
17. Does the length of a pendulum affect the number of swings per minute?
18. Does the height from which a pendulum is released affect the number of
swings per minute?
19. Does soil type affect the growth of bean seeds?
20. Does sunlight or artificial light affect the growth of bean seeds?
21. Does hydroponics instead of soil affect the growth of plants?
22. Does the amount of light a plant receives affect the growth of bean plants?
23. Does the source of light affect the direction in which a plant grows?

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24. Does the amount of the number of hours a day a plant receives light affect
germination time for seeds?
25. Does plant position (upside down or right side up) affect growth rate of
plants?
26. Does plant position (upside down or right side up) affect direction in which
a plant will grow?
27. Does the type of fertilizer affect the growth of bean plants?
28. Does the type of liquid used to water affect the growth of plants?
29. Does (gender) (age) [select one] of a person affect the length of a series
of numbers that can be memorized?
30. Does color affect preference for lifesaver flavors?
31. Does water temperature affect cleaning ability of detergent?
32. Does (brand of bubble gum) (age) affect size of bubblegum bubbles?
33. Does (age) (gender) [select one] of a person affect ability to distinguish
(diet from regular) (Coke from Pepsi) soda?
34. Does the type of cushioning material used affect the protection on an egg
when dropped?
35. Does the weight of an object affect drop time?
36. Does gender affect flexibility?
37. Does the brand of battery affect battery life?
38. Does type of bread affect mold growth?
39. Does sound or no sound affect video game scores?
40. Does paper towel brand affect absorbency?
41. Does water temperature affect the speed at which ice melts?
42. Does gender affect heart rate after exercise?
43. Does length of exercise affect heart rate?
44. Does grade level affect preference for clear soda?
45. Does color affect preference for the same clear drink?
46. Does bottled water or tap water affect people’s preferences?
47. Does the cost of detergent affect cleaning ability?
48. Does (wing length) (size) affect flight (time) (speed) [select one] of a balsa
plane?

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49. Does (ramp height) (car weight) affect model car (speed) (distance) [select
one]?
50. Does grade level affect perceptions of an optical illusion?
51. Does grade level affect candy choice between hard, chocolate, or
gummy?
52. Does diaper brand affect absorption?
53. Does the amount of (ammonia) (bluing) affect crystal growth?
54. Does toilet paper brand affect (perceptions of softness) (absorbency)
(strength) [select one]?
55. Does volume of air affect the burning time of a candle?
56. Does the amount of water affect how long it takes to boil?
57. Does temperature of soda affect the length of time it retains its bubbles?
58. Does the length of wire in a coil affect the strength of an electromagnet?
59. Does the size of the core affect the strength of an electromagnet?
60. Does the number of volts of electricity affect the strength of an
electromagnet?
61. Does using one or two eyes affect correct perceptions of distance?
62. Does water, solids, or air affect sound transmission?
63. Does color affect soil temperature?
64. Does age affect ability to accurately estimate one minute of time?
65. Does the amount of salt in water affect the length of time it takes to boil?
66. Does the number in a die affect how many times it is rolled?
67. Does the brand of sponge affect water absorption?
68. Does the type of clear liquid – water, alcohol, vinegar, hydrogen peroxide
affect speed of evaporation?
69. Does gender affect ability to (balance on one foot) (walk a straight line)
blindfolded?

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