How Things Work for Kids

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These worksheets teach kids all about how things work by explaining the basic principles of physical science.

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Speed of Light

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Ever wanted to travel at light-speed? Find out how fast that is with this fascinating physics worksheet!

All About Magnets

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If your scientist is mad for magnets, let him explore a few fun facts about magnetism with this physics page!

Newton's Third Law

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If you push your little brother, does he push back? Well, according to Newton's third law of motion, he does!

Newton's Second Law

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Why is it harder to throw a bowling ball than it is to throw a beach ball? The answer is in Newton's second law of motion!

Newton's First Law

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Why do we wear our seat belts in the car? Newton's first law of motion, or the law of inertia, explains that objects in motion stay in motion!

Air Resistance

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Did you know that air has substance too? Learn about air resistance, also known as drag. Air resistance affects the movement of all the things on our planet!

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Paper Airplane Physics

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Ever wonder about how to make the perfect paper airplane? Learn about the four forces that affect flight with paper airplane physics!

Condensation and Evaporation

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What is the difference between condensation and evaporation? Learn about natural cooling and heating processes that are caused by changing states of matter!

How Lightning Works

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Ever wonder what causes lightning to strike? Explore the physics of lightning with this striking physical science worksheet!

The Doppler Effect

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Ever wonder why sounds change as they move away from us? Learn all about the Doppler effect with this physics worksheet.

Law of Gravity

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Discover some of the fascinating properties of gravity by studying one of Newton's famous laws, the Law of Gravitation.

What is Friction?

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Have you ever felt the sting of rug burn or rope burn? That's friction at work! Learn a bit about this important physical force with a comprehensive worksheet.

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Speed of Sound

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How fast does sound travel? Help your child figure out the physics of sound waves with this informative worksheet.

What is Energy?

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Energy is a crucial part of physical science! All things on Earth have energy, whether it's potential or kinetic.

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