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Fifth Grade Science Activities and Experiments

Browse through our Fifth Grade science activities & experiments. We have many Fifth Grade science activities to keep your student learning on the fly, all year long. For more in depth science projects, take a look at the Science Fair Project Ideas section of the site.

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Get your hands on a concoction that breaks the rules about what's a solid and what's a liquid.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Help your child understand surface tension by showing her how she can create a 'skin' on top of water.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Your fifth grader can make your own fossils at home with a little modeling clay and glue.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
With this activity, watch coal turn into crystals right before your eyes, and learn some science along the way!
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
Get your fifth grader involved in some earth science by helping her plan and create her very own rock collection.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Here is a nifty science experiment using Epsom salts to make 'frost' appear on a piece of glass.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
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.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
This project will enable your child to construct a homemade thermometer that will compliment what they are learning about this instrument in middle school.
Fifth Grade
Environmental Science
Grow borax crystals and get your child excited about Earth science with this 5th grade science experiment.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
In this activity, your child will make her own 'quicksand' to get a feel of how it can be fluid and solid at the same time.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
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!
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
What happens when colored beams of light mix? You might be surprised.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
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.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
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!
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science

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