Physical Science Activities & Experiments

Physical science activities & experiments that help show your child the fun side of learning science. From easy physical science activities to more advanced, we've got you covered.

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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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Get your sense of humor ready for this fun science experiment that demonstrates the fundamental physics of air pressure.
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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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By using static electricity generated from their body, a child can cause a small fluorescent lamp bulb to light up!
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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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Make your own marshmallows and mix up some very interesting third grade chemistry lessons while you're at it!
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Put your second grade scientist to work this Fourth of July with our colorful "liquid fireworks" project!
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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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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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Based on the concept of water's "freezing point," this activity entails the lowering of water's freezing point to chill ice cream!
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Try the classic balloon-on-the-wall trick with your kid and watch static electricity in action.
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Turn the common time killer of constructing paper airplanes into a lesson on the physics of aerodynamics and flight with this fun science activity.
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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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Household items and a bit of imagination will create a CSI kit for your child to have investigative adventures with. Explore the world of forensic science!
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Try this chemistry experiment with your curious kid and get some "shocking" results!
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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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Using simple materials found around your home, you can reinforce the static electricity concept by helping your child build a simple device with zapping power!
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Does your child know that salt water conducts electricity? This simple experiment will show how salt water acts as a conductor to electrical currents.

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