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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Science isn't ho hum anymore when it involves building catapults to teach your fifth grader about projectile motion.
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Looking for a way to help your teen explore the fun side of physics? How about a round of Saturday morning cartoons?
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Check out this mind-blowing experiment in which a hard-boiled egg will fit through an impossibly small opening with the help of only a few matches!
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Every time a sound is produced it emits a sound wave. This experiment demonstrates how sound travels, using nothing more than a spoon and a string!
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Conduct a simple science experiment to see if flowers from your garden pass the acid-base indicator test with this exciting chemistry activity.
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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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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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Deck the halls with last season's Christmas lights for a spectacular and electrifying science activity.
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The next time you've got a restless second grade earth scientist on your hands, use this experiment to demonstrate crystals and make a tasty treat, too!
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Get your hands on a concoction that breaks the rules about what's a solid and what's a liquid.
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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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Help your kid feel like a superhero with this safe and fun science experiment that creates an electrical charge that's like a mini lightning bolt!
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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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Learn with makes water molecules work with this fun and easy science activity!
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Learn how to make marbleized paper with simple everyday ingredients in this fun activity! Your child will learn about oil and water while doing this project.
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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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Experiment with buoyancy to learn how a submarine rises and sinks in this classic science experiment.
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This experiment that explores water and air pressure will amaze your fifth grader as it appears that a single card is holding water in an upside-down glass.

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