Fourth Grade Physical Science Activities

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Float My Clay Boat
Float My Clay Boat
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Float My Clay Boat
Make water and clay play a little more scientific with this hands-on experiment that teaches displacement and shows how an object's shape affects its buoyancy.
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Make a Hovercraft!
Make a Hovercraft!
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Make a Hovercraft!
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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Explore Surface Tension
Explore Surface Tension
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Explore Surface Tension
Here's a fun and simple activity to introduce your child to surface tension, and pull an awesome stunt in the process!
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Skewered Balloons!
Skewered Balloons!
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Skewered Balloons!
Explore the chemistry of latex polymers with this outrageous, hilarious science activity.
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Skin Science!
Skin Science!
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Skin Science!
How sensitive is your skin? Here's a fourth grade science experiment that lets your child figure it out.
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Taste Test Science: Fool Your Tongue!
Taste Test Science: Fool Your Tongue!
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Taste Test Science: Fool Your Tongue!
This taste buds science experiment demonstrates how strongly our sense of smell controls what we taste.
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Make a Fistful of Slime!
Make a Fistful of Slime!
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Make a Fistful of Slime!
Get your hands on a concoction that breaks the rules about what's a solid and what's a liquid.
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Density Demonstration
Density Demonstration
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Density Demonstration
Show your child that the simplest ingredients (salt and water) can be used to illustrate the concept of density!
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Ancient Building Techniques
Ancient Building Techniques
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Ancient Building Techniques
Help your child get a grasp on what it was like to build gigantic ancient structures with this easy engineering activity about science and physics.
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Exploding Marshmallows!
Exploding Marshmallows!
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Exploding Marshmallows!
Show your child how and why the microwave works, while demonstrating just how strangely foods can behave while inside the crazy cooker.
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Electric Science: Make a Battery!
Electric Science: Make a Battery!
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Electric Science: Make a Battery!
Try this chemistry experiment with your curious kid and get some "shocking" results!
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What is Induction?
What is Induction?
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What is Induction?
Amaze your kids by separating a salt and pepper mixture using an "electric spoon" charged with wool.
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Viking Funeral
Viking Funeral
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Viking Funeral
Excite your fourth grader by recreating ancient Viking myths. This miniature longboat will explore the principle of water molecules expanding when heated.
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Button Launcher
Button Launcher
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Button Launcher
Ready for takeoff! Make science fun and teach about levers and fulcrums as your child sends buttons flying.
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Simple Machines at Home
Simple Machines at Home
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Simple Machines at Home
Give your budding young observers a chance to discover simple machines at use in their own home.
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Recycling Christmas Lights
Recycling Christmas Lights
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Recycling Christmas Lights
Deck the halls with last season's Christmas lights for a spectacular and electrifying science activity.
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Dehydrating Strawberries
Dehydrating Strawberries
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Dehydrating Strawberries
Along with being an interesting science activity, dehydrated strawberries are also tasty â and healthy!
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Make Your Own Glass Cleaner
Make Your Own Glass Cleaner
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Make Your Own Glass Cleaner
Making your own glass cleaner is easy, effective and inexpensive!
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Flying Potato
Flying Potato
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Flying Potato
These flying potato poppers make a cool sound, create a celebratory mood, and they can teach your child about the power of air pressure.
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How to Make a Water Wheel
How to Make a Water Wheel
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How to Make a Water Wheel
This simple "how to make a water wheel" activity makes physics come alive for your child by demonstrating how different kinds of energy work.
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Fruit Popsicles
Fruit Popsicles
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Fruit Popsicles
Popsicles aren't just for the summertime, this activity takes cold and turns it into a creative and tasty science experiment.
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How to Make a Whirligig
How to Make a Whirligig
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How to Make a Whirligig
An home science experiment for older students that teaches about the science behind heat.
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Marble Physics
Marble Physics
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Marble Physics
Introduce your child to the world of motion and physics with a bit of marble play inspired by Sir Isaac Newton!
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Do a Balloon Sandbag Science Experiment
Do a Balloon Sandbag Science Experiment
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Do a Balloon Sandbag Science Experiment
Your child will learn science and make a fun new malleable toy with this balloon sandbag science experiment.
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Slinky Physics
Slinky Physics
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Slinky Physics
What is it about a Slinky that causes it to walk down the steps? This simple experiment is a perfect illustration of both gravity and momentum.
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Fourth Grade Physical Science Activities

Fourth grade physical science comes to life with these easy-to-do physical science activities designed for the fourth grade level, including lists of materials and step by step instructions.