Fifth Grade Life Science Activities

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Sourdough Science!
Sourdough Science!
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Sourdough Science!
Make sourdough bread...and learn some colonial history and modern science in the process!
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Do Some Cranberry Sauce Science!
Do Some Cranberry Sauce Science!
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Do Some Cranberry Sauce Science!
It's food. It's Thanksgiving tradition. And guess what: Cranberry Sauce is also science! Try our simple recipe/experiment.
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Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
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Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
Does your middle school teenager have good reflexes? Gauge his reaction time in this science and math activity that requires only a yardstick and a friend.
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Try Water Science Trickery!
Try Water Science Trickery!
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Try Water Science Trickery!
This experiment that explores water and air pressure will amaze your fifth grader as it appears that a single card is holding water in an upside-down glass.
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Layering Liquids: Explore Density Science
Layering Liquids: Explore Density Science
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Layering Liquids: Explore Density Science
Teach your child some scientific basics as you explore the densities of various liquids in this fun experiment.
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Make a Martin Luther King, Jr. Timeline
Make a Martin Luther King, Jr. Timeline
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Make a Martin Luther King, Jr. Timeline
Celebrate the life and work of Dr. King by making a timeline of some major events during his life and the Civil Rights Movement.
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Ghost Biography
Ghost Biography
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Ghost Biography
Let your imaginative child "ghost write" the life (and afterlife) story of a made-up phantom.
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Make Your Own Matisse Cut-Out
Make Your Own Matisse Cut-Out
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Make Your Own Matisse Cut-Out
This activity teaches your third grader how to make a paper cut-out still life, in true Matisse-style.
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Thanksgiving Plate
Thanksgiving Plate
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Thanksgiving Plate
Teach your little one to appreciate all the best things in life with a keepsake Thanksgiving plate.
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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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Shoe Sketch
Shoe Sketch
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Shoe Sketch
Help your aspiring fashion designer give new life to a pair of drab shoes with this colorful craft.
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Book Art
Book Art
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Book Art
Breathe new life into a battered old paperback with this creative book art craft that revolves around reading!
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Living with Integrity
Living with Integrity
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Living with Integrity
In this activity, your child will reflect on and write a story about a person who has embodied integrity and honesty in their life.
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Make a Santa's Helper Paper Poinsettia
Make a Santa's Helper Paper Poinsettia
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Make a Santa's Helper Paper Poinsettia
Your child can be Santa's Helper this year by making a Christmas card and a paper poinsettia for someone in her life who may get overlooked this year.
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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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Make Peace Rocks
Make Peace Rocks
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Make Peace Rocks
With school, home, and activities in between, life can sometimes feel chaotic to kids. Help your child learn how to stop and relax with handmade peace rocks.
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Molecule Madness: A Water Experiment
Molecule Madness: A Water Experiment
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Molecule Madness: A Water Experiment
Learn with makes water molecules work with this fun and easy science activity!
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Homemade Lip Balm
Homemade Lip Balm
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Homemade Lip Balm
Bring together science and style with this sweet homemade lip balm project.
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3-D Flower Card
3-D Flower Card
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3-D Flower Card
The special people in your life deserve a special card! Have your kid make a 3-D flower card that will let a loved ones know how much he appreciates them.
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Halloween Decorations: Make Ghouly Hands!
Halloween Decorations: Make Ghouly Hands!
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Halloween Decorations: Make Ghouly Hands!
Want to make Halloween truly eerie? Science to the rescue! These ghouly hands come alive with a little help from simple chemistry.
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Be a Birdseed Detective
Be a Birdseed Detective
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Be a Birdseed Detective
Kids conduct a simple birdseed experiment to figure out what kinds of birds live nearby in this fun science activity.
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Role Models of Perseverance
Role Models of Perseverance
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Role Models of Perseverance
In this activity, your child will reflect on one role model in their life or research one historical figure that has displayed perseverance. Then, they will create a slideshow presentation or poster that defines and illustrates perseverance.
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How Strong are a Bird's Bones?
How Strong are a Bird's Bones?
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How Strong are a Bird's Bones?
In this science experiment, your child will test the strength of hollow structures in order to understand how strong bird bones really are.
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Easy Fudge
Easy Fudge
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Easy Fudge
This Mother's Day, mix in some fifth grade science learning to create this fabulous fudge!
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Under Pressure
Under Pressure
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Under Pressure
A simple science experiment exploring the physics of water pressure that's been amazing people since Medieval times.
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Fifth Grade Life Science Activities

If you’re looking to supplement your fifth grade science curriculum with engaging, hands-on projects, these life science activities are just the ticket! Your young scientists will love the process of exploring and discovering answers to questions they didn’t even know they had as they study the science behind living things, from the microorganisms in sourdough bread, to plants, animals, and the human body.