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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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In this plant habitats activity, children play the role of an ecologist and take surveys of different areas to discover the best habitat for dandelions.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
Learn with makes water molecules work with this fun and easy science activity!
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
It's food. It's Thanksgiving tradition. And guess what: Cranberry Sauce is also science! Try our simple recipe/experiment.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
Make sourdough bread...and learn some colonial history and modern science in the process!
Fifth Grade
Life Science
In this experiment, a hard-boiled egg will fit through an impossibly small opening with the help of only a few matches.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Make a splash when you delve into this assemblage of science activities that features the life source we all know and love: Water!
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
There are hundreds of properties in rocks which you can describe, so get your geology goggles on and get ready to rock your child's science skills.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
This easy at-home experiment is a great way to 'see' science.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
Many ancient cultures used the rising or setting sun to create calendars. Observe the setting sun once a week to come up with your own solar calendar!
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
Learn about Ikebana, or the Japanese art of flower arranging, with your child while artfully arranging spring flowers!
Fifth Grade
Nature Activities
A simple science experiment exploring the physics of water pressure that's been amazing people since Medieval times.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Help your fifth grader embrace the roots--literally--of Mother's Day by growing carnations to honor mothers in you family's history.
Fifth Grade
Nature Activities

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