Eggs & Chickens
Science Fair Projects
Ideas and Sample Projects by Grade Level

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Primary School - Grades K-3
P=Project   E=Experiment
What happens if you leave an egg out for a really long time in my backyard or out in a nature spot? [P]
Determine if the pores in a chicken egg shell allow water to enter by weighing eggs before and after hard boiling. [E]
Which are stronger, free range eggs or caged eggs? [P]
Birds & Birding Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
Eggs and Hen's Diet: Can You Get Bigger Eggs for Peanuts? [E]
Bones and Calcium [E]
Test if music affects chickens' laying patterns. [E]
Birds & Birding Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
Does Calcium Strengthen Eggshells? [E] [E]
Comparing Aggressive Behavior of Chicken Genders at Various Stages of Development [E]
The relationship of incubation times and egg volumes in a variety of bird species [E]
Determine if laying hen chickens would lay more eggs if artificial light was added each day as compared to laying hen chickens that only had natural light. [E]
What kind of feeding pattern is better for egg production? [P]
Determine whether it is necessary to rotate various types of bird eggs to achieve a high hatch rate or whether rotating eggs is an unnecessary and costly expense. [E]
Will the increase of the amount of peanuts in a laying hen's diet increase the size and mass of its eggs. [E]
Determine if chickens will exhibit the conditioned response of coming to the gate with the ringing of a telephone. [E]
Discover the effects of change in orientation of chicken embryos to the Earth's geomagnetic field. [E]
The effect of steroids on the growth of chickens [P]
A few egg experiments [E]
A few embryology projects [E]
Effects of age and sex on the aggressive behavior of chickens [E]
Determine if the quality of a commercial chicken's egg is better than a backyard chicken's egg. [E]
Will the introduction of peanuts into the diet of chickens result in larger and heavier eggs. [E]
Determine if home farm chickens have stronger egg shells than caged chickens. [E]
Birds & Birding Science Fair Projects & Experiments
High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
The effect of trans-resveratrol (instead of antibiotics and synthetic compounds) on the growth, size and behavior of baby gallus gallus (chicken). [E]
Determine if sebum samples from the uropygial glands of ducks or chickens will promote or prevent bacterial growth on the uropygial papilla, and, by using that information, to understand the functions and significance of the uropygial gland. [E]
The Effect of the Early Introduction of Nutritional Saturated Fats in Chicken Embryos and Young Chicks on the Lipid Prof [E]
Birds & Birding Science Fair Projects & Experiments
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