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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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Teach your child some scientific basics as you explore the densities of various liquids in this fun experiment.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Pair a planetarium visit with this fun art project that mimics the look of far-off galaxies.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
With this hands-on activity, you'll show how fall colors are hidden in the leaf all year long!
Fifth Grade
Life Science
In this activity, you'll not only make your own bouncy balls at home, but your child will also learn how polymers are made.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Calling all mad scientists! Set up a home chemistry lab in the kitchen to explore slime, acids and bases, and even make your own homemade frozen yogurt.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
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.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
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!
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
In this activity your child will make a coiling snake out of simple household materials, and also find out why they coil.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
The rock cycle will come alive for your child when he uses broken crayons to create the three basic rock types.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
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.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
In celebration of Earth Day, help your fifth grader write a poem from the Earth to its inhabitants.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
This simple experiment serves as an introduction to the greenhouse effect.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
Help your first grade scientist celebrate the wonders of the night sky in the comfort of your own home.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
Your kid can learn about the process of making frozen yogurt and enjoy a homemade, flavorful dessert. Experiment with this fun, chilly food!
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Teach your fifth grader about the wonders of wind by making and observing this winter wind chime.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science

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