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Fourth Grade Science Activities and Experiments

Our 4th grade science activities and experiments include enlightening physics demonstrations, cool electricity projects, fun food experiments, and more. For more in depth science projects, take a look at the Science Fair Project Ideas section of the site.

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Help your child plant a âtea garden': a garden made of herbs for making teas.
Fourth Grade
Nature Activities
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.
Fourth Grade
Physical Science
This 4th of July, explore fourth grade science and make some safe fireworks in your own backyard using soda pop!
Fourth Grade
Physical Science
How do you tell time without a watch? Use the sun! This simple activity will show your child how to build his own sundial.
Fourth Grade
Earth & Space Science
Try this chemistry experiment with your curious kid and get some 'shocking' results!
Fourth Grade
Physical Science
Chemistry isn't just incredible ... sometimes its edible! These crystal lollipops are a delicious introduction to chemistry concepts.
Fourth Grade
Physical Science
Here's a fun activity that will introduce your fourth grader to the concept of frictionless motion by constructing a hovercraft.
Fourth Grade
Physical Science
Your child will be hooked on chemistry after she builds a model volcano by combining an acid and an alkaline substance.
Fourth Grade
Physical Science
Is your child a rocket scientist in the making? Here's a fun activity that illustrates the basic principles behind what makes rockets rock!
Fourth Grade
Physical Science
Yum! Science never tasted so good. Gear up for a new school year with edible science, brought to you by your home kitchen chemistry lab.
Fourth Grade
Physical Science
This simple 'how to make a water wheel' activity makes physics come alive for your child by demonstrating how different kinds of energy work.
Fourth Grade
Physical Science
Introduce your fourth grader to the concepts of solstices by observing the length of her shadow on the shortest day of the year, compared to other solstices.
Fourth Grade
Earth & Space Science
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.
Fourth Grade
Physical Science
Explore the chemistry of latex polymers with this outrageous, hilarious science activity.
Fourth Grade
Physical Science

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