Fifth Grade Earth & Space Science Activities

Fifth Grade Earth & Space Science activities to help show your child the fun side of learning! From easy fifth grade earth & space science activities to more advanced, we've got you covered!

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In this activity, your child will make her own "quicksand" to better understand how a substance can be both fluid and solid at the same time.
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In this activity, your kid will watch coal turn into crystals right before her very eyes, and learn some science along the way!
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Grow borax crystals and get your child excited about Earth science with this crafty science experiment.
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Some fossils have been been preserved for billions of years! Help your kid understand how fossils are created and preserved with this crafty project.
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This simple experiment serves as an introduction to the greenhouse effect.
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Pair a planetarium visit with this fun art project that mimics the look of far-off galaxies.
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With a clear bottle and a few plastic straws, you can easily make a hummingbird feeder and demonstrate the effects of atmospheric pressure at the same time!
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There are hundreds of properties in rocks which you can describe, so get your geology goggles on and get ready to rock your child's science skills.
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This easy at-home experiment is a great way to "see" science.
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Are you looking for an out-of-this world activity that's both fun and educational? This solar system garland is a great way to introduce your kid to astronomy.
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The rock cycle will come alive for your child when he uses broken crayons to create the three basic rock types.
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Help your young scientist celebrate the wonders of the night sky in the comfort of your own home.
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Many ancient cultures used the rising or setting sun to create calendars. Observe the setting sun once a week to come up with your own solar calendar!
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In celebration of Earth Day, help your fifth grader write a poem from the Earth to its inhabitants.
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Teach your fifth grader about the wonders of wind by making and observing this winter wind chime.

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