There are two things that come to mind when I think about science experiments for middle school. It really ends up being what makes a middle school science project different than elementary ones. Most people would think that it is because the topics are harder, or the assignment is more detailed, and that is probably true, but when it comes to science the actual topics dont change, you will still study plants, and rocks and electricity, but this time around you will be asked to start looking into the how and why of it.
You move from Look What Happens to Why This Happens
If you are checking out plants growing in different windows with different sun, in elementary school you will focus more on the sun makes a difference, where in middle school you will be asked to research and explain photosynthesis, or how plants turn water and sun into energy or what nitrogen does to the soil.
For many kids this is a real eye opener and if you dont handle it right, it is the beginning of a turn off to science. Continue reading Science Experiments For Middle School Are Different Than Elementary