I'm not the biggest science fair fan. It's just that science fair projects have lots of rules and are a whole lotta work for not a lot of fun (in my opinion). Well, as an adult I would like to participate, but it was never fun for me as a child.
Last night we/I reminisced my science fair projects from my childhood.
Let's see. There was the time that I dropped objects out of the barn hayloft to answer the question: Does the weight of an object affect its freefall to the ground?
The next year I hid my science fair paper and ended up growing mold on bread at the last minute.
After that I added different types of manure to plants to see which one worked best for plant growth (which is really cool for a budding tween-ager - thanks Grand Matriarch). I added horse, rabbit, and goat manure to my plants. If I remember correctly, the rabbit manure worked the best.
My middle school project was inspired by
And there ended my science fair adventures.
Lulu wants to test "if age affects the areas where certain tastes are detected on a tongue." She came up with this all on her own. We have a week to change our minds.
Do you have any favorite science fair projects from your childhood? Please - do share!