Light Sensors and Measurement
Science Fair Projects
Ideas and Sample Projects by Grade Level

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P=Project   E=Experiment   C=Circuit
Develop and demonstrate an electric cello utilizing novel optical sensors directly monitoring the vibrations of each of the cello strings independently [E]
Compare the speed and accuracy of touch sensors to light sensors. [P]
Build a color sensor [C]
Build an infrared beam proximity sensor [C]
Use an electronic photosensor to verify that the inverse square law applies to light. [E]
Find out if robots could follow lines better with more than one light sensor. [E]
Determining the Accuracy of an Ultrasonic Proximity Sensor vs. an IR Proximity Sensor using Autonomous Robots [E]
Measure, by using a light sensor, the vibrational frequency of spring/mass combinations using springs of different stiffness and a graded range of masses for each spring. [E]
Build a simple electronic device to measure light scattering in liquids, and use it to measure the effect of protease activity. [E]
Basic laser science projects: measurement of small angles; build a laser range finder [E]
Which Smoke Detector Will Work Best to Alert You to the Possibility of a Fire? [E]
Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR): Using Surface Plasmons to Detect Chemical Changes [E]
Chemical Sensing with Porous Silicon on an Autonomous Robot [E]
Lead-Acid Battery Monitor [E]
Build a Lightning Detector [C]
Build a Light Detector [C] [C] [C]
Electromagnetic Radiation Detectors
Test & Measurement Circuits
Detector / Indicator / Sensor Circuits
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