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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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How to test for acids and bases? In this activity you and your child can make your own indicator from red cabbage!
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
By using static electricity generated from their body, a child can cause a small fluorescent lamp bulb to light up!
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
In this activity, your kid will watch coal turn into crystals right before her very eyes, and learn some science along the way!
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
Science isn't ho hum anymore when it involves building catapults to teach your fifth grader about projectile motion.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Grow borax crystals and get your child excited about Earth science with this crafty science experiment.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
This experiment uses a yeast solution, liquid detergent, and hydrogen peroxide to produce an exciting reaction like no other!
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Show your child how to construct a homemade thermometer. It's hands-on fun and a great way to complement what he's learning about this instrument in school.
Fifth Grade
Environmental Science
Help your child understand surface tension by showing her how she can create a 'skin' on top of water.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Teach your child some scientific basics as you explore the densities of various liquids in this fun experiment.
Fifth Grade
Physical 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
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.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Based on the concept of water's 'freezing point,' this activity entails the lowering of water's freezing point to chill ice cream!
Fifth Grade
Physical Science

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