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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Your child will learn science and make a fun new malleable toy with this balloon sandbag science experiment.
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Looking for an enjoyable evening activity you can do with your kids? Study the stars: help them learn about constellations by making one of their own.
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Help your child understand the scientific concept of evaporation with this fun outdoor science activity.
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Hone your child's skills of observation and take a look at forensic science for an interesting afternoon of exploration and detective work!
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Help your first grader explore the magical world of constellations by creating these special star charts from the night sky.
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Here's a fun activity to help build thinking skills in young first grade scientists, and to encourage them to have a blast exploring the mass and volume.
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Has your child ever asked you how a submarine works? Here's a simple bathtub project that will make for a hands-on answer.
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This Mother's Day, mix in some fifth grade science learning to create this fabulous fudge!
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How do people move pianos and heavy furniture into tall buildings? Show your kids some pulley potential with this simple household exercise!
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Teach your first grade scientist the difference between liquids and solids using maple syrup.
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Here is a quick experiment you can conduct at the playground to introduce or reinforce the concept of Newton's First Law, The Law of Inertia.
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This trick uses vertical and horizontal forces to help your child to push apart your hands apart, no matter how hard you try to keep them together!
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This fun marbled paper craft uses things you're likely to have around your house, and it teaches kids some simple chemistry too!
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Engineers in training can get started with this simple wheel-and-axle construction activity.
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Learn to solve a crime scene investigation using an important forensics tool: oblique lighting.
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Make meringues with your first grader and see how states of matter can transform before your very eyes. Here's how:
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Making your own glass cleaner is easy, effective and inexpensive!
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When you see those sunscreen "protection levels," what does that really mean? Try this experiment to find out.
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The pinwheel is a simple toy that has been around for years and uses the wonders of the wind to spin it and delight kids of all ages!
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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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