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 kid can learn about the process of making frozen yogurt and enjoy a homemade, flavorful dessert. Experiment with this fun, chilly food!
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Make a DIY golf putter and design your own golf putting course in this 2nd-3rd grade arts and crafts/game activity.
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Celebrate April Fools' Day with a science prank that is sure to amuse...and educate too!
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Introduce your child to the amazing, almost magical phenomenon of static electricity!
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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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Take to the air with science by experimenting with helicopter seeds right in your own backyard!
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Before your treat your child (and yourself!) to a yummy snack, help her learn a little about Sir Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion!
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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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Teach your kids about entropy with this fun, easy exercise, and teach your money to dance while you're at it!
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Show your kids the power of baking powder by conducting a simple experiment. Make four batches of cornbread, all identical except for one thing: baking powder!
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This easy aerodynamics activity is a simple way to introduce kids to the scientific method.
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Your 1st grade scientist will improve her observation skills as she's encouraged to eat healthy by comparing the dry and fresh fruit in this experiment.
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Introduce your second grader to the crazy world of static electricity with just a balloon and a sheet of paper.
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An home science experiment for older students that teaches about the science behind heat.
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Your child might have noticed how bubbles quickly lose their colors and pop. Check out this creative way to make those bubbles last longer.
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Help your second grade scientist explore the timely topic of wind speed using a version of the classic Beaufort Scale.
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All you need are pencils, paper and some scissors to get started on this easy and fun game to review astronomy information, or other types of study concepts.
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Take this "paper plate snack test" with your child for a hands-on lesson in making healthier choices to teach your child about what's in his food.
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Create a homemade pair of sunglasses with colored lenses to see just how light and color affect our sight! Use this fun project to practice science!
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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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