Third Grade Physical Science Activities

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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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Bending Light Experiment
Bending Light Experiment
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Bending Light Experiment
If your science savy third grader is up for a challenge, let her bend light with a casserole dish!
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Triboluminescence Experiment
Triboluminescence Experiment
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Triboluminescence Experiment
Stir up some enthusiasm for experimentation with this candy-cracking science experiment!
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Static Electricity Comb
Static Electricity Comb
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Static Electricity Comb
Help your own young scientist tackle the wonders of static electricity from the comfort of his own home!
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Sound and Vibration
Sound and Vibration
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Sound and Vibration
Let your young scientist explore a brave new world of sound with an experiment that just requires a handful of common household items.
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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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DIY Pinwheels
DIY Pinwheels
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DIY Pinwheels
The pinwheel is a simple toy that has been around for years and uses the wonders of the wind to spin it and delight kids of all ages!
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Balloon Trick
Balloon Trick
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Balloon Trick
Celebrate April Fools' Day with a science prank that is sure to amuse...and educate too!
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Play Forensic Flashlight Tricks
Play Forensic Flashlight Tricks
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Play Forensic Flashlight Tricks
Learn to solve a crime scene investigation using an important forensics tool: oblique lighting.
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Make a CSI Kit
Make a CSI Kit
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Make a CSI Kit
Household items and a bit of imagination will create a CSI kit for your child to have investigative adventures with. Explore the world of forensic science!
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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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Make a Keyhole Spy Glass
Make a Keyhole Spy Glass
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Make a Keyhole Spy Glass
Combine the science of physics with the fun of playing spy. Your young detective can make his own tiny looking glass. It's simple to make!
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Make a Handwriting Analysis!
Make a Handwriting Analysis!
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Make a Handwriting Analysis!
Hone your child's skills of observation and take a look at forensic science for an interesting afternoon of exploration and detective work!
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Vinegar and Baking Soda Balloon
Vinegar and Baking Soda Balloon
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Vinegar and Baking Soda Balloon
Set your young chemist up for an afternoon of science-fueled magic with a deceptively simple activity starring baking soda and vinegar!
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Create a Constellation
Create a Constellation
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Create a Constellation
Looking for an enjoyable evening activity you can do with your kids? Study the stars: help them learn about constellations by making one of their own.
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Design a Great Glass Xylophone!
Design a Great Glass Xylophone!
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Design a Great Glass Xylophone!
Your third grader will delight in learning about sound waves as he observes the different sounds created by tapping on glasses with varying amounts of water.
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Keep a Candle Burning Underwater!
Keep a Candle Burning Underwater!
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Keep a Candle Burning Underwater!
Help your fifth grader execute this experiment involving a lit candle (submerged in water!) to show him the wonders of heat energy transference.
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Make Gak: Experiment with Polymers
Make Gak: Experiment with Polymers
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Make Gak: Experiment with Polymers
In this 3rd grade science activity, you'll experiment with the little-known fourth state of matter: polymers! Mix borax with white glue and watch what happens.
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Make Homemade Glue!
Make Homemade Glue!
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Make Homemade Glue!
This surprisingly good glue recipe comes from common kitchen items.
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Make a Balloon Stick to the Wall Like "Magic"
Make a Balloon Stick to the Wall Like "Magic"
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Make a Balloon Stick to the Wall Like "Magic"
Try the classic balloon-on-the-wall trick with your kid and watch static electricity in action.
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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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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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Homemade Submarine
Homemade Submarine
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Homemade Submarine
Has your child ever asked you how a submarine works? Here's a simple bathtub project that will make for a hands-on answer.
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Pop Bottle Science
Pop Bottle Science
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Pop Bottle Science
Teach your kids about entropy with this fun, easy exercise, and teach your money to dance while you're at it!
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Nice Shades! How Light and Color Affect Sight
Nice Shades! How Light and Color Affect Sight
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Nice Shades! How Light and Color Affect Sight
Create a homemade pair of sunglasses with colored lenses to see just how light and color affect our sight! Use this fun project to practice science!
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Third Grade Physical Science Activities

Third grade physical science activities take science concepts that kids learn in the classroom and put it into practice! These fun science projects for third graders include a range of concepts, from air pressure and sound to chemistry and color theory. Browse the complete collection of third grade science activities for more fun science education on a wide range of topics.