Animal Color Vision
Science Fair Projects
Ideas and Sample Projects by Grade Level

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Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
Do Milkweed Bugs Show a Color Preference for Egg-Laying Sites? [E]
To What Color of Bird Feeders are Birds Most Attracted? [P]
The Effect of Different Colored Bird Feeders On How Much Seed Wild Birds Eat [P]
Color Preference of Mealworms [E]
Interdisciplinary Topic: Colors
Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
Determine if moths are equally attracted to different-colored lights. [E]
Explore the Roles of Color and Sugar Content in Hummingbirds' Food Preferences. [E]
See if Helix aspersa (garden snail) preferes to eat blue and purple pansies or yellow and white pansies. [E]
See if desert tortoises can see color. [E]
Dog Color Genetics [E]
Do Hummingbirds Prefer Colored Nectar from the Warm End of the Color Spectrum? [E]
Gecko Color Sight in the Dark of the Night [E]
Which of the primary colors are birds attracted to? [P]
Which colors is a dwarf hamster more attracted to? [P]
Are birds attracted to brighter or darker ultraviolet colors? [E]
What color can dogs see best? [E]
The effect of color on the behavior of tidepool sculpin [E]
Are dogs color blind? [E]
Manipulate a chameleon to change colors. [E] [E]
Do snails have color vision? [E]
Color, Fragrance, and Flavor: Measuring Their Influence on the Behavior of Worker Bees [E]
Which color moving object in a dog's peripheral vision will distract it the fastest? [E]
Find out which leopard coat color provides more protection, black or tawny [E]
Do Goats See Color and What Color Do They Perefer? [E]
See which colored light (purple, green, red or white) crickets are attracted to. [E]
How Does the Coloring and Sweetness of a Flower Affect Bee Visitation? [E]
Interdisciplinary Topic: Colors
High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
Do birds respond to different colored seeds? [E]
Interdisciplinary Topic: Colors
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