Fifth Grade Life Science Activities

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

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This activity will introduce your child to the four different components of blood and give him a fun way to visualize its properties.
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With this hands-on activity, you'll show how fall colors are hidden in the leaf all year long!
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Which do you prefer: real or artificial? Try this sweet little taste experiment to help your kids develop a better awareness of the food they consume.
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For a fun family activity to introduce your child to genetics, have your child go on a search for dominant and recessive family genes!
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The next time you and your fifth grader go on a hike, take along this key to figure out which common North American animal left a track along the river bank.
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Does your middle school teenager have good reflexes? Gauge his reaction time in this science and math activity that requires only a yardstick and a friend.
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In this science experiment, your child will test the strength of hollow structures in order to understand how strong bird bones really are.
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Want to help make studying the nervous system a little more fun? This thinking cap is a great way to learn external human brain anatomy.
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In this game, players will learn interesting facts about animal adaption and practice them using a fun matching card game!
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Here's a fun activity that will have your child researching, collecting, and charting plant specimens from the neighborhood.
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Make sourdough bread...and learn some colonial history and modern science in the process!
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In this outdoor science activity you'll find tips on how to create a nature journal by choosing a native plant or animal and tracking that species.
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In this plant habitats activity, children play the role of an ecologist and take surveys of different areas to discover the best habitat for dandelions.
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In this activity your child will make a coiling snake out of simple household materials, and also find out why they coil.
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Boys might wrinkle their noses at the thought of gardening, but we guarantee they'll like this activity! Make a recycled terrarium full of bug-eating plants.
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Kids conduct a simple birdseed experiment to figure out what kinds of birds live nearby in this fun science activity.

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