75 Unique School Presentation Ideas and Topics Plus Templates

Are you tired of the usual and overused school presentation ideas and topics?

The solar system, your favorite pet, a list of past presidents in your country, national flags of different countries, and so on.

If you answered yes, you’ve come to the right place.

This massive collection of unique school presentation ideas and templates is for you if:

  • You’re a teacher looking to make your class more engaging and fun with student presentations
  • You’re a student who wants to impress your teacher and the rest of the class with a thought-provoking, engaging topic

A curated list of interesting topics for school presentations

Sometimes, you need a little help to get the wheels moving in your head for your next school presentation.

The great thing about these ideas and topics is you can present them either in face-to-face classes or virtual learning sessions.

Each school presentation idea or topic below also comes with a template that you can use. Create a free Piktochart account so you can easily follow along and get access to the high-quality version of the templates. You can also check out our Piktochart for Education plan.

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The templates are further divided into the following categories. Click the links below to skip to a specific section.

We hope this list will inspire you and help you nail your next school presentation activity.

Unique science presentation topics to cultivate curiosity in class

Science is a broad field and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with too many topics to choose for your next presentation.

Cultivate curiosity in the classroom with the following unique science presentation ideas and topics:

1. Can life survive in space?

template for can life survive in space?

2. Do plants scream when they’re in pain?

template for do plants scream when they're in pain?

3. What are the traits of successful inventors?

template of what are the traits of successful inventors?

4. How vaccines work

template for how vaccines work

5. Massive destruction of the Koala’s habitat in Australia

template for massive destruction of the Koala's habitat in Australia

6. Left brain versus right brain

template for left brain vs right brain

7. What are great sources of calcium?

template for great sources of calcium infographic

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8. Recycling facts you need to know

template for recycling facts you need to know

9. Do you have what it takes to be a NASA astronaut?

NASA astronaut template

10. The rise of robots and AI: Should we be afraid of them?

rise of robots template

11. How far down does the sea go?

template for how far down does the sea go?

12. The stages of sleep

stages of sleep template

13. Will Mars be our home in 2028?

template for will mars be our home in 2028

14. A quick look at laboratory safety rules

template for laboratory rules

15. The first person in history to break the sound barrier

template for the first person in history to break the sound barrier

Engaging culture and history presentation ideas to draw inspiration from

History is filled with equally inspiring and terrifying stories, and there are lessons that students can learn from the events of the past. Meanwhile, presentations about culture help students embrace diversity. 

16. Women in history: A conversation through time

infographic template about women in history: A conversation through time

17. The sweet story of chocolate 

visual for sweet story of chocolate 

18. A history lesson with a twist 

template for a history lesson with a twist

19. The history of basketball 

history of basketball visual template

20. The origin of the Halloween celebration 

origin of the Halloween celebration template

21. AI History 

AI History template

22. What you need to know about New Zealand 

infographic template about New Zealand facts

23. 1883 volcanic eruption of Krakatoa 

template for volcanic eruption of Krakatoa 

24. Roman structures: 2000 years of strength

template for roman structures: 2000 years of strength

25. The most famous art heists in history 

template for the most famous art heists in history 

26. Elmo: The story behind a child icon 

template for Elmo: The story behind a child icon 

27. 10 things you should know before you visit South Korea 

template for things you should know before you visit South Korea 

28. 8 things you didn’t know about these 8 countries 

Health class presentation topics to help students make healthy lifestyle decisions

According to the CDC, school-based health education contributes to the development of functional health knowledge among students. It also helps them adapt and maintain health-promoting behaviors throughout their lives. 

The following health and wellness presentation ideas and topics are a good start. 

29. How to look after your mental health?

how to look after your mental health infographic template

30. The eradication of Polio

template for the eradication of polio

31. How to have a healthy lifestyle 

infographic template about healthy lifestyle

32. 10 handwashing facts 

33. Myths and facts about depression

infographic template about depression

34. Hacks for making fresh food last longer 

hacks for making fresh food last longer template

35. Ways to avoid spreading the coronavirus

template about how to avoid spreading the coronavirus

36. Mask protection in 5 simple steps 

template about mask protection

37. Everything you need to know about the flu

cover photo of the presentation about everything you need to know about the flu

38. All about stress: Prevention, tips, and how to cope 

template about stress prevention, tips, and how to cope 

39. The importance of sleep 

template about the importance of sleep

40. Is milk tea bad for you?

template about milk tea is bad for you

41. How to boost happiness in 10 minutes

template about how to boost happiness in 10 minutes

42. How dirty are debit and credit cards 

template of how dirty are debit and credit cards 

43. Why do you need sunscreen protection

template about sunscreen

Data visualization ideas to help students present an overwhelming amount of data and information into clear, engaging visuals

Data visualization is all about using visuals to make sense of data. Inspire your class to be master data storytellers with the following data visualization ideas:

44. Are we slowly losing the Borneo rainforest?

template about deforestation

45. Skateboard deck design over the years

template about skateboard deck design over the years

46. Food waste during the Super Bowl

template about food waste during the Super Bowl

47. The weight of the tallest building in the world

template about the weight of the tallest building in the world

48. Infographic about data and statistics

template about infographic and data statistics

49. Stats about cyberbullying

template for stats about cyberbullying

50. How whales combat climate change

template for how whales combat climate change

First day of school activity ideas to foster classroom camaraderie

Welcome your new students and start the school year with the following back-to-school presentation ideas and templates for first-day-of-school activities.

51. Meet the teacher

Abstract Meet the Teacher Introduction

52. All about me

template about all about me

53. Self-introduction

template about self introduction

54. Tips on how to focus on schoolwork

template about how to productive

55. Course plan and schedule

Simple Course Plan & Schedule template

56. Interpreting a student’s report card (for parents)

student report card template

57. Introduction of classroom rules

58. Assignment schedule

Colorful Course Plan & Schedule

59. Daily planner

daily planner template

60. Course syllabus presentation

course syllabus template

61. How to create a class presentation

template for how to create a class presentation

Communication and media topics to teach students the importance of effective communication

Visual media helps students retain more of the concepts taught in the classroom. The following media topics and infographic templates can help you showcase complex concepts in a short amount of time. 

In addition, presentation activities using these templates also encourage the development of a holistic learning process in the classroom because they help focus on the three domains of learning: cognitive, affective, and psychomotor. 

62. Presentation do’s and don’ts 

template for presentation dos and donts

63. How to create an infographic 

template about how to create an infographic 

64. How to improve your internet security and privacy

infographic template about internet privacy

65. What is design thinking?

what is design thinking infographic template

66. What are your favorite software tools to use in the classroom? 

infographic template about educational software

Topics and presentation ideas to help students prepare for life after school

One of the things that makes teaching a rewarding career is seeing your students become successful, productive adults.

From pitching a business idea to starting your podcast, the following topics are good starting points to prepare students for the challenges after graduation (aka adulting 101):

67. How to make a resume

68. How to start a startup

69. Credit card vs. debit card

infographic about credit cards and debit cards

70. Pros and cons of cryptocurrency

pros and cons of cryptocurrency infographic template

71. How to save on travel

ways to save on travel infographic template

72. How to do a SWOT analysis

SWOT analysis infographic

73. How to pitch a business idea

business idea pitch infographic template

74. Habits of successful people

presentation template about habits of successful people

75. Starting your own podcast: A checklist

infographic template about starting your own podcast

Make school presentation visuals without the hassle of making them from scratch 

School presentations, when done right, can help teachers and students effectively convey information. 

If you’re pressed for time and resources to make your school presentation visuals, choose a template from Piktochart’s template gallery. Aside from the easy customization options, you can also print and download these templates to your preferred format. 

Creating school presentations can be tedious at first, but with a little bit of research and Piktochart’s handy templates, you’re going to do a great job!

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Kai Tomboc

Kyjean Tomboc is an experienced content marketer for healthcare, design, and SaaS brands. She also manages content (like a digital librarian of sorts). She lives for mountain trips, lap swimming, books, and cats.

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