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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Take a look at forensic science with your child. She'll learn how to take a shoe impression, just like the detectives do!
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Have your child build his own mini waterfall, and help him develop his planning, problem solving, and architectural skills.
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On the next chilly, winter day, invite your fifth grader to make a hand warmer by experimenting with the loaded combination of a few natural ingredients.
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Here's a fun and simple activity to introduce your child to surface tension, and pull an awesome stunt in the process!
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Believe it or not, images that are cast upon your eye's light-sensitive screen (called the retina) are upside down. Here's a fun, fast experiment to prove it!
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Your child will learn science and make a fun new malleable toy with this balloon sandbag science experiment.
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Want to make Halloween truly eerie? Science to the rescue! These ghouly hands come alive with a little help from simple chemistry.
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Would your child like to learn about a hidden world? All she needs to do is open her box of markers!
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Let your fourth grade chef mix up butter and sugar with scientific principles about different states of matter, and get delicious toffee, too.
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These flying potato poppers make a cool sound, create a celebratory mood, and they can teach your child about the power of air pressure.
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Along with being an interesting science activity, dehydrated strawberries are also tasty รข and healthy!
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What is it about a Slinky that causes it to walk down the steps? This simple experiment is a perfect illustration of both gravity and momentum.
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Popsicles aren't just for the summertime, this activity takes cold and turns it into a creative and tasty science experiment.
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An home science experiment for older students that teaches about the science behind heat.
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If your fourth grader is obsessed with all things glow-in-the-dark, then here's an activity that will really light up her imagination!
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Give your child an introduction to food preservation by making and canning your own yummy, homemade pasta sauce!
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Help your child get a grasp on what it was like to build gigantic ancient structures with this easy engineering activity about science and physics.
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Excite your fourth grader by recreating ancient Viking myths. This miniature longboat will explore the principle of water molecules expanding when heated.

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