Heat (Thermodynamics) science fair projects

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The purpose of this experiment was to compare the amount of heat expansion in various gases. The information gained from this experiment will determine what temperature you need to keep your balloons at so that it can have more volume....
Intermediate 4
For those who dream of giant solar collectors which can generate temperatures high enough to melt steel, below is a method for building your own Solar Furnace of any size you...
Advanced 7
I originally built this toy using a Canadian nickel coin. Canadian nickels are made of pure nickel, unlike U.S. nickels, which contain so much copper that they are not magnetic. You can build the toy with the nickel or with the Radio Shack...
Advanced 7
Just about everyone has used rubber bands, but few people have taken the time to observe the less obvious properties of these everyday objects. In this activity you will examine the thermal properties of rubber, that is, the behavior of...
Beginner 1
Do different colors absorb heat...
Intermediate 4
The purpose of my project is to find out more about the flammability of household fabrics used in the home, and maybe find a relationship between the size of the fabric, the length of time that it was exposed to fire, and the length of...
Advanced 7
I wanted to know if SPF matters when you buy sun block. For example, does a CVS brand 30 sunblock work better than a CVS brand 15 sunblock? I also wanted to know if higher priced sunblock works better than lower priced sunblock of the...
Intermediate 4
This project was adapted from Science Projects in Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency written by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, published and copyright 1991 by the American Solar Energy Society, and distributed by the National...
Intermediate 4
The purpose of the following experiment is to demonstrate that energy from the sun can be collected and stored in many ways. In particular, it demonstrates the difference in the rate of absorption between black and white...
Beginner 1
If you are the experimental sort, you might want to try some experiments to see how different forms of insulation compare to a thermos. Or you might want to try to improve the performance of a thermos. "Can you keep hot coffee hot all...
Beginner 1
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