This kids' activity is fun to perform and impressive to watch. Plus, it's a great example of Newton's First Law of Motion at work.
Have your child try this classic experiment that demonstrates circular motion using a bucket and rope. Be careful, you might get soaked!
Here's a fun activity to reinforce the physics concept of stored energy for your middle schooler.
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!
Experiment with magnetism in this 8th grade science activity in which your child will create a working compass using a steel needle, magnet, and jar.
Invite your middle schooler to bungee jump ... with eggs! This experiment will demonstrate Newton's laws of physics in an entertaining way.
Start thinking about how the internet works by assembling an Ethernet cable of your own!
Does your child know that salt water conducts electricity? This simple experiment will show how salt water acts as a conductor to electrical currents.
Experiment with the wonders of pressure and condensation by crushing a soda can with nothing but air and water!
Here's one way to recycle: turn a tuna can into a mini barbecue and teach your child the power of resourcefulness!
Build an electroscope, a simple device that measures static electricity, or the freely flowing electrical charges of the atmosphere!
Before digital cameras, before Polaroids, there was the original pinhole camera. Build a pinhole camera and see what true vintage photography looks like!
Turn the common time killer of constructing paper airplanes into a lesson on the physics of aerodynamics and flight with this fun science activity.
Looking for a way to help your teen explore the fun side of physics? How about a round of Saturday morning cartoons?
Learn about an interesting concept of physical science with this worksheet that explains Archimedes' principle.