Fifth Grade Physical Science Activities

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

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Here's an experiment that will have your child experimenting with cake ingredients to learn about the chemical reactions that happen when a cake's in the oven.
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This experiment uses a yeast solution, liquid detergent, and hydrogen peroxide to produce an exciting reaction like no other!
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Teach your child some scientific basics as you explore the densities of various liquids in this fun experiment.
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In this activity, you'll not only make your own bouncy balls at home, but your child will also learn how polymers are made.
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Help your child understand surface tension by showing her how she can create a "skin" on top of water.
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Believe it or not, the common spud has enough electrochemical energy to power a small digital clock. Show your sixth grader how!
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Help your fifth grader execute this experiment involving a lit candle (submerged in water!) to show him the wonders of heat energy transference.
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By using static electricity generated from their body, a child can cause a small fluorescent lamp bulb to light up!
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Based on the concept of water's "freezing point," this activity entails the lowering of water's freezing point to chill ice cream!
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Turn the common time killer of constructing paper airplanes into a lesson on the physics of aerodynamics and flight with this fun science activity.
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Using simple materials found around your home, you can reinforce the static electricity concept by helping your child build a simple device with zapping power!
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Science isn't ho hum anymore when it involves building catapults to teach your fifth grader about projectile motion.
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Check out this mind-blowing experiment in which a hard-boiled egg will fit through an impossibly small opening with the help of only a few matches!
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Every time a sound is produced it emits a sound wave. This experiment demonstrates how sound travels, using nothing more than a spoon and a string!
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Conduct a simple science experiment to see if flowers from your garden pass the acid-base indicator test with this exciting chemistry activity.
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Get your hands on a concoction that breaks the rules about what's a solid and what's a liquid.
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Learn with makes water molecules work with this fun and easy science activity!
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Learn how to make marbleized paper with simple everyday ingredients in this fun activity! Your child will learn about oil and water while doing this project.
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Experiment with buoyancy to learn how a submarine rises and sinks in this classic science experiment.
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This experiment that explores water and air pressure will amaze your fifth grader as it appears that a single card is holding water in an upside-down glass.

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