When trying to find the perfect science project guide for your 6th grader, the internet is an amazing resource. It’s important to find a project that is challenging, educational, but also grade level appropriate and interesting for your student. Searching the internet allows for the type of specificity that will help you find a science project that balances all of these crucial elements.
You can search for projects with more specific search criteria like their grade level, or the subject matter, once you have decided what type of project your child would like to attempt. For example, “6th grade science project ideas, butterflies.” This should hopefully yield plenty of results. It’s important to narrow your results with criteria like your child’s grade level, age, or a subject matter so that you can be sure you are getting results that will be useful to you.
If your student isn’t exactly sure what subject matter they want to do a project on, it might be wise to browse an online database of 6th grade science projects, like those found at http://www.akronlibrary.org/DBS/SFDB/Default.aspx or http://www.youth.net/nsrc/sci/sci.index.html, which you can look through by grade level or subject area. Databases like these are full of ideas and instructions, and are easier to use than just a simple general search that might bring you to an unreliable site. Another great resource for one-stop 6th grade science project ideas are the free guides found at http://www.middle-school-science-projects.com/guide.pdf.