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I'm assuming you've got a very limited amount of time to complete the experiment, so that limits some of my ideas. But something fairly simple like comparing the efficacy of two kinds of treatments is very doable over a short-ish period.

Protocol could look something like this:
- Measure pre-treatment mite load (%) in HIVE 1.
- Measure pre-treatment mite load (%) in HIVE 2.
- HIVE 1 gets 42 day treatment with Apivar.
- HIVE 2 gets four weekly treatments with OAV (to cover more than one drone brood cycle).
- Measure post-treatment mite load (%) in HIVE 1 after 42 days.
- Measure post-treatment mite load (%) in HIVE 2 after 42 days.
- Determine percentage of mite load decrease for each treatment method, and thereby conclude which was the most effective treatment in this case.
- Discuss upsides and downsides to each type of treatment, the need to vary treatments, the challenges for effectively treating for mites, etc.
- Discuss the limitations of this experiment (namely the very small sample, differences in colony genetics, etc.).
- Your daughter could then hypothesize why each treatment worked the way it did, and suggest a follow-on study to gain more insight.

That's just one possible route and I think fairly age-appropriate for 7th graders. Interested to hear other folks' ideas.
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