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Pick a category that interests you and explore the sample topics and project ideas generated by local scientists. You can use one of these project ideas or maybe one of them will inspire to come up with your own project topic.

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Materials Science

  • The best type of fabric to keep an astronaut warm.
  • The comparative durability of marble, wood, laminate, quartz, and stone countertop surfaces.
  • The comparative strength of braising vs. welding in bike frame construction.
  • The effects of air permeability in glass vs. plastic food containers for food quality.