Land Animal Ecology
Science Fair Projects
Ideas and Sample Projects by Grade Level

Home Experiments Quiz Warning!
Primary School - Grades K-3
P=Project   E=Experiment
Make and use maps to investigate the distribution of different kinds of animals in your local environment. [E]
Use a homemade bug vacuum to collect insects from your backyard to determine whether it is a biologically diverse habitat. [E]
Use maps to investigate the distribution of different kinds of animals in your local environment. [E]
The kangaroo rat and its adaptations for survival in a desert habitat [P]
Hiding to save your hide - how animals defend themselves through camouflage. [E] [E]
Zoology Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
Tell the story of Earth’s disappearing wildlife, using transparency maps [E]
The Case of the Missing Marmots [P]
Where have the polar bears gone? [E] [E]
The Mountain Pine Beetle's Negative Impact on Pine Trees in British Columbia [P]
Exploring the relationship (symbiosis) between Lesser Dawn Bats and durian fruits [P]
Zoology Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
A Study of Avian Population Recovery after Habitat Restoration using Remote Sensing and Citizen Science Data [P]
Investigating Impacts of Human Intrusion on Lottia gigantea (owl limpet) Populations [E]
The Effects of Pesticides on Bees' Lifespans [E]
Managing the Impact of Infrastructure Projects on Endangered Species [P] [P]
Human Presence Impacts on Lagoon Bird Response [E]
Make your own friendly plant extracts larvacide and test its effects on mosquitos. [E]
Do Rats Learn Faster with Peer Pressure? [E]
The correlation of the flowering population of one plant species to the population of one family of butterflies. [E]
Determining The Effects of Various Animal Hair and Temperature Variations on Mice Behavior [E]
Investigate Integrated Pest Management (IPM) [E] [E]
Survey student knowledge of the extinction and endangerment of animals. [E]
How Does the Coloring and Sweetness of a Flower Affect Bee Visitation? [E]
Roundworms and Hookworms: Prevalence in Shelter Puppies [E]
Are domestic dogs and wolves similar in their hierarchical behaviors? [E]
Fighting Parasites in Horses [E]
Will horses kept in a pasture have more parasites than horses kept in stalls? [E]
Zoology Science Fair Projects & Experiments
High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
Examined the impact of human and domestic dog presence on the species richness and movement of mammals in habitat fragments within a suburban matrix and possible human-wildlife conflict that could occur. [E]
Determine if the fat content of a Honey Bee, Apis mellifera, can be a factor contributing to colony collapse disorder (CCD). [E] [E]
Identifying Trends of Wolbachia pipientis (a parasitic microbe) Infection in Various Species of Arthropods [E] [E]
A Study of Avian Diversity [E]
Predicting Population Growth with Models [E]
Exploring the ecological implications of insect body size [E]
How Habitat Fragmentation Affects Arthropod Diversity [E] [E]
Zoology Science Fair Projects & Experiments
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