Search 5th Grade Earth & Space Science Hands-on Activities

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Explore Soil Erosion
Explore Soil Erosion
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Explore Soil Erosion
Learners hypothesize about and experiment with soil erosion in this hands-on activity.
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Make a Hummingbird Feeder
Make a Hummingbird Feeder
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Make a Hummingbird Feeder
With a clear bottle and a few plastic straws, you can easily make a hummingbird feeder and demonstrate the effects of atmospheric pressure at the same time!
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Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
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Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
In this activity, your kid will watch coal turn into crystals right before her very eyes, and learn some science along the way!
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Sunset Calendar
Sunset Calendar
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Sunset Calendar
Many ancient cultures used the rising or setting sun to create calendars. Observe the setting sun once a week to come up with your own solar calendar!
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Study Game: Planets!
Study Game: Planets!
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Study Game: Planets!
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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Guess My Rock!
Guess My Rock!
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Guess My Rock!
There are hundreds of properties in rocks which you can describe, so get your geology goggles on and get ready to rock your child's science skills.
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Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
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Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
Here's a fun activity that will have your child researching, collecting, and charting plant specimens from the neighborhood.
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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
Plant Habitats: Dandelions
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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
In this plant habitats activity, children play the role of an ecologist and take surveys of different areas to discover the best habitat for dandelions.
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Glue Fossils
Glue Fossils
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Glue Fossils
Some fossils have been been preserved for billions of years! Help your kid understand how fossils are created and preserved with this crafty project.
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Homemade Thermometer
Homemade Thermometer
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Homemade Thermometer
Show your child how to construct a homemade thermometer. It's hands-on fun and a great way to learn about this important instrument!
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Making Rain
Making Rain
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Making Rain
Help your kindergarten science maven explore the water cycle without getting everything wet.
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Get Astronomical with an Indoor Star Show!
Get Astronomical with an Indoor Star Show!
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Get Astronomical with an Indoor Star Show!
Help your young scientist celebrate the wonders of the night sky in the comfort of your own home.
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Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
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Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
This simple experiment serves as an introduction to the greenhouse effect.
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Experiment with "Quicksand"
Experiment with "Quicksand"
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Experiment with "Quicksand"
In this activity, your child will make her own "quicksand" to better understand how a substance can be both fluid and solid at the same time.
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Construct a Winter Wind Chime
Construct a Winter Wind Chime
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Construct a Winter Wind Chime
Teach your fifth grader about the wonders of wind by making and observing this winter wind chime.
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Grow Sparkling Borax Crystals
Grow Sparkling Borax Crystals
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Grow Sparkling Borax Crystals
Grow borax crystals and get your child excited about Earth science with this crafty science experiment.
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Speak up for the Earth
Speak up for the Earth
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Speak up for the Earth
In celebration of Earth Day, help your fifth grader write a poem from the Earth to its inhabitants.
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Family Tree Craft
Family Tree Craft
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Family Tree Craft
Help your fifth grader trace your family's roots and interview all the living mothers to create a makeshift, 3-D family tree!
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Mother's Day Carnations
Mother's Day Carnations
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Mother's Day Carnations
Help your fifth grader embrace the roots--literally--of Mother's Day by growing carnations to honor mothers in you family's history.
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Insectivorous Terrarium
Insectivorous Terrarium
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Insectivorous Terrarium
Boys might wrinkle their noses at the thought of gardening, but we guarantee they'll like this activity! Make a recycled terrarium full of bug-eating plants.
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Ikebana: Flower Arrangement
Ikebana: Flower Arrangement
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Ikebana: Flower Arrangement
Learn about Ikebana, or the Japanese art of flower arranging, with your child while artfully arranging spring flowers!
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Make a Galaxy Mobile
Make a Galaxy Mobile
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Make a Galaxy Mobile
Pair a planetarium visit with this fun art project that mimics the look of far-off galaxies.
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Solar System Garland
Solar System Garland
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Solar System Garland
Are you looking for an out-of-this world activity that's both fun and educational? This solar system garland is a great way to introduce your child to astronomy.
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Air Particle Experiment
Air Particle Experiment
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Air Particle Experiment
This easy at-home experiment is a great way to "see" science.
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DIY Bird Feeder
DIY Bird Feeder
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DIY Bird Feeder
Is your child a nature nut with an eye for creative, green-friendly projects? Introduce them to this amazing DIY bird feeder!
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Search 5th Grade Earth & Space Science Hands-on Activities

Fifth grade earth science is exciting! Full of DIY volcanoes, solar system studies, and homemade crystals, the subject can really bring science to life. Kids can also learn a little more about rocks with geology activities. Help students discover the wondrous science that's happening all around them with these earth science activities and projects for fifth grade.