Outdoor Physics Fun

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Take physics learning outdoors with these epic experiments about motion, gravity, friction and other forces of physics.

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Playground Physics

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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.

Potato Cannon!

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This potato cannon activity teaches your middle schooler about the principle of Boyle's Law. Make a potato cannon and have a blast learning about science.

Construct an Easy Paddle Boat Racer!

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Invite your fifth grader to design a fleet of miniature paddle boats to race in the family bathtub.

Make a Better Paper Airplane

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Turn the common time killer of constructing paper airplanes into a lesson on the physics of aerodynamics and flight with this fun science activity.

Spin the Bucket: A Centripetal Force Experiment

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Have your child try this classic experiment that demonstrates circular motion using a bucket and rope. Be careful, you might get soaked!

Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar

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This simple experiment serves as an introduction to the greenhouse effect.

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Make a Hovercraft!

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Here's a fun activity that will introduce your fourth grader to the concept of frictionless motion by constructing a hovercraft.

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