First Grade Physical Science Activities

First Grade Physical Science activities to help show your child the fun side of learning! From easy first grade physical science activities to more advanced, we've got you covered!

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Here's a classic celery science experiment that uses celery and food coloring to demonstrate how plants absorb water.
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Is it solid or liquid? Create oobleck and witness the amazingly weird oscillation between the two!
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Think you can blow up a balloon without using your mouth? This isn't just a cool trick, it's also a great way to introduce chemistry and biology concepts.
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Here's a science experiment that gives your kids a chance to see how fire needs oxygen to burn, with a little math and writing practice thrown in.
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Did you ever think you could make colors disappear right before your eyes? This science experiment is just like a magic trick: now you see it, now you don't!
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Your kid will be captivated as she watches liquids change color before her very eyes during this fun science project that introduces some chemistry basics.
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Chemistry is a blast with this backyard bomb made from a sandwich bag. All you need are ingredients from the pantry to create a satisfying, and safe, explosion.
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How do we know that air exists when we can't see it, taste it, or touch it? Here's a classic experiment that will teach your kid some basics of aerodynamics!
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First grade science often covers solids, liquids, and gases. This silly science explores serious facts about the difference between all three.
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This science exploration lets your first grader see how eggs can provide a perfect environment for a living, growing creature.
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Explore solids and liquids with your young scientist by making gluep, a goopy substance that can behave like both a solid and a liquid!
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Put a twist on traditional oil painting with this fun science activity that you and your first grader can do together.
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Play this flashlight game with your child to teach him about objects that are transparent, translucent, and opaque.
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Here's a science activity that lets a first grader use an empty dish detergent bottle to create his own fountain as he explores air pressure.
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Use reusable, recyclable materials--along with a dose of imagination--to build a castle with first grade geometrical forms.
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Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy summer activity! Make homemade ice cream and let your child practice his science skills.
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Explore the scientific concept of capacity by seeing how many pennies you boat can hold before it sinks!
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What's cooler than an explosion? Not much! This simple science experiment lets kids build their own pop rocket. So put on your safety goggles and let her rip.
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This is a fun way to introduce kids to the concept of volume, and give them a quick hands-on activity to boot.
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Help your first grader explore the magical world of constellations by creating these special star charts from the night sky.

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