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Physical Science Projects & Project Ideas

Our team of professional scientists, science teachers and educational consultants has put together an excellent collection of free physical science projects for kids. These include physics science fair projects, science experiments, and demonstrations that help kids explore the world of classical mechanics, as well as other great physical science topics: our hair-raising magnet and electricity experiments are sure to spark your child's scientific curiosity. Whether you’re looking for science fair project ideas for your child’s upcoming science fair or your little one simply loves conducting physical science experiments, Education.com’s physical science section is a fantastic free resource.

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How do series and parallel circuits work, and which produces the brightest light in a light bulb? Construct both in this project and find out!
Electricity and Magnetism
Fifth Grade
The buoyant force of water explains why some objects float in water. But why do some objects sink? Find out in this physics experiment and learn about density.
Physics
Sixth Grade
This science fair project idea determines the most effective method of preserving food.
Physical Science
Elementary School
In this CD hovercraft science project, students will construct their own DIY hovercraft.
Physics
Fourth Grade
Why doesn't the ocean freeze? Students answer this question by simulating the chemical composition and temperature of arctic waters in their own home.
Chemistry
Second Grade
In this classic Ivory soap experiment, kids learn what happens to different types of soap in the microwave, and why!
Chemistry
Third Grade
How do cold packs work? Explore endothermic reactions by comparing the temperature change that results from various chemicals added to water to find out!
Chemistry
Middle School
In this project, you'll create Oersted's experiment, which relates to how electric currents create magnetic fields.
Physics
Middle School

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