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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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Help your child understand surface tension by showing her how she can create a 'skin' on top of water.
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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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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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This experiment uses a yeast solution, liquid detergent, and hydrogen peroxide to produce an exciting reaction like no other!
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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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Show your fifth grade scientist how to create a siphon using two buckets, plastic tubing, and water. Watch her astonishment as the water travels uphill!
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What happens when colored beams of light mix? You might be surprised.
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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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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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How to test for acids and bases? In this activity you and your child can make your own indicator from red cabbage!
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Physical Science
Teach your child some scientific basics as you explore the densities of various liquids in this fun 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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Physical Science
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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Experiment with buoyancy to learn how a submarine rises and sinks in this classic science experiment.
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Physical Science
Invite your fifth grader to test the different rates of liquid absorption in synthetic and cotton materials, such as nylon and cotton.
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