What Are Some High School Senior Project Ideas?

Finding the best high school senior project idea involves finding something that the student is passionate about, that challenges them and that allows them to apply their knowledge. The project should involve at least 20 hours of time outside the research paper.

Before starting a high school senior project on any topic or area of interest, check with the school and the teacher to ensure that the topic is suitable and to gather all the necessary requirements for completion. Below are some topic ideas :

  • Meteorology
  • Make a weather station

  • Taxidermy
  • Learn the art of taxidermy

  • ADHD
  • Tutor a child that suffers from ADHD

  • Learn the health benefits of yoga
  • Take a yoga class and discover the benefits it offers the mind, body and soul

  • Acting techniques
  • Take an acting class or create a one-act play

  • Automobiles
  • Re-build a carburetor or perform oil changes on various types of vehicles for the community

  • Teenage pregnancy
  • Volunteer at a local agency and interview teenage mothers. Spend the day shadowing a teenage mother and report what it takes to juggle motherhood, school and work

  • Landscaping
  • Spend the day shadowing a landscaping company and learn the art of creating a beautiful lawn

  • Coaching
  • Coach a little league team within the community. If unable to coach, assist the coach with the team during the season