What is a good science fair title for "which colored candle burns slower"? i would like it to be catchy if possible . the candles are also votive candles. thank you :)

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Assuming you have purchased candles made by the same manufacturer, with same length and width and wicks, with the only variable being color, you can state your title as a problem. Which colored candle burns slowest? Your title can be something that refers to the problem. Which candle would be...

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Assuming you have purchased candles made by the same manufacturer, with same length and width and wicks, with the only variable being color, you can state your title as a problem. Which colored candle burns slowest? Your title can be something that refers to the problem. Which candle would be better during a blackout? Which candle would burn the longest at a romantic dinner date? Good luck with your research.

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Here are a few more ideas:

  • The race to be slowest.
  • What smells slowest? 
  • What is the slowest smell? 
  • The Great Scent Slowdown
  • Wick Be Nimble
  • Which Wick Be Nimble?
  • The answer is burning in the wind
  • The answer is burning in the wick
  • Burn Test

 

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Why not try short and simple, such as: Colored Candles?  It is catchy because it uses alliteration, and it also might make people want to look closer.  To be a little more clever you could try: Candy Candles.  It is a play on the scents and colors of the candles.

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Not to be an old curmudgeon, but the premise of the experiment seems unscientific to me.  First, you are not measuring the color of the candles, but the burning properties of their ingredients, assuming their smells are caused by different ingredients,  Second, there are too many variables, such as breezes, wick length, thickness of candle, etc.  Third, you do not state a hypothesis.  Not a good start for teaching the scientific method.

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There are many ways to create a catchy and unique title for your science project.  Sometimes catchy titles make allusions, or references, to something popular.  You could also try alliteration, in which you repeat the first letter of each word, like a tongue twister. 

Possible Science Fair Title suggestions:

Burn, Baby, Burn: A Study of the Effects of Colored Wax  (An Allusion to a popular Disco song "Disco Inferno") You could play the song as background music to your presentation!

The Votive Motive:  Why Colored Candles Burn Slower ( A Rhyming Title)

Colored Candle Conflagration  (An Alliteration example.  A conflagration is a really big fire)

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