Light Effects on Animals
Science Fair Projects
Ideas and Sample Projects by Grade Level

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Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
The effect of light on crayfish [P]
Effects of temperature, light, different foods and type of sand on ant activities [E]
Temperature Effects of Animals
Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
Determine if moths are equally attracted to different-colored lights. [E]
The Effect of UV Light Range Radiation on the Magnetosensitivity of Drosophila melanogaster [E]
Compare day and night behaviors and activities of different species of lizards. [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]
Find out whether button quails lay more eggs in a light environment than in darkness. [E]
Embryonic Development and Hatch Rates of Taricha torosa (Newt) Subjected to Varying Light Levels [E]
The effect of artificial light on hamsters' sleep habits [P]
Hermit Crab Response to Changes in Light Conditions [E]
Does Light Attract Aquatic Invertebrates? [E]
Test whether artificial light affects the sleeping habits of domestic dogs. [P]
See which colored light (purple, green, red or white) crickets are attracted to. [E]
Explore how the amount of daylight affects the lifecycle of butterflies from the stages of larvae to chrysalis to butterfly. [E]
Are birds attracted to brighter or darker ultraviolet colors? [E]
Temperature Effects of Animals
High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
The Effect of LED Wavelength on the Phototaxis of Artemia [E]
Nitric oxide as an on/off switch for lightning bug’s light [E]
The effects of ultraviolet light on butterflies [P]
Light Intensity Effect on Tilapia Behavior in the California High Desert [E]
The Effect of Light and Diet on the Growth of the Sea Jelly Chrysaora colorata [E]
Dtermine whether the tail segments of planaria that had been cut in half were as sensitive to light as the head segments. [E]
Temperature Effects of Animals
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