Project Ideas

  • Blueprint of house plans

What problems do you want to solve? What do you need to learn to be able to do that? Here are just a few of the many topics to consider for the conference:


Environmental Science:

Water Related:

  • Water Conservation
  • Aquifers
  • Water Rights
  • Stormwater Disposal Practices
  • Watershed Planning
  • Lake Restoration
  • Mining Sediments
  • Drinking Water Sources
  • Non-point Source Pollution
  • Agricultural Practices and Water Quality
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Water Reuse
  • Underground Storage Tanks
  • Soil Erosion

Air Related:

  • Ozone
  • Radon
  • Climate Change
  • Automobiles and the Environment
  • Asbestos
  • Industrial Pollution
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Outdoor Air Quality
  • Energy Use & Environment
  • Wood Heating

Solid Waste Related:

  • Hazardous Waste
  • Business Waste Reduction
  • Municipal and/or Household Composting
  • Waste-to-Energy Plant
  • Landfills


Biological Science Topics:

  • Bio-med
  • Pesticides, Herbicides, Hormones in Agriculture
  • Food-borne Illnesses
  • Fish Habitat


Physical Science Topics:

  • Hydrology
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Soil Pollution


Computer Science Topics:

  • Build a Computer
  • Design an App
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Is online learning as good or better than classroom instruction?


Engineering & Inventions:

  • Renewable Energy
  • Robotics
  • Creating a better "________"
  • Pollution Control Equipment
  • Design a town entirely from recycled materials.



Want help from a local expert?

For information contact Reanette Boese, 477-7575, or email at

Testing Ethics:

Check the ISEF rules on experiments with vertebrates, humans, and the environment.