Fourth Grade Physical Science Activities

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

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Your child will be hooked on chemistry after she builds a model volcano by combining an acid and an alkaline substance.
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A homemade lava lamp gives any room a retro flair. Find out how to make a homemade lava lamp, and learn some science too, with this educational activity.
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An hour glass, also known as a sand clock, keeps time. In this activity, your child will make her own sand clock and measure the time it keeps.
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This taste buds science experiment demonstrates how strongly our sense of smell controls what we taste.
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Chemistry isn't just incredible ... sometimes its edible! These crystal lollipops are a delicious introduction to chemistry concepts.
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This 4th of July, explore fourth grade science and make some safe fireworks in your own backyard using soda pop!
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Show your child how and why the microwave works, while demonstrating just how strangely foods can behave while inside the crazy cooker.
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Try this chemistry experiment with your curious kid and get some "shocking" results!
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Show your child that the simplest ingredients (salt and water) can be used to illustrate the concept of density!
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Here's a fun activity that will introduce your fourth grader to the concept of frictionless motion by constructing a hovercraft.
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Wondering how we know that air is there? Here's a quick and easy experiment that proves that air may be thin, but it's not too wimpy to block your shot!
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Deck the halls with last season's Christmas lights for a spectacular and electrifying science activity.
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Make water and clay play a little more scientific with this hands-on experiment that teaches displacement and shows how an object's shape affects its buoyancy.
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This simple "how to make a water wheel" activity makes physics come alive for your child by demonstrating how different kinds of energy work.
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Explore the chemistry of latex polymers with this outrageous, hilarious science activity.
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Teach your child how butter is created by shaking up cream the old-fashioned way.
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How sensitive is your skin? Here's a fourth grade science experiment that lets your child figure it out.
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Encourage your child to think outside the bathtub by making her very own handmade soaps! Perfect as a present, a decoration, or just to pamper herself.
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Give your budding young observers a chance to discover simple machines at use in their own home.
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Amaze your kids by separating a salt and pepper mixture using an "electric spoon" charged with wool.

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