Fifth Grade Science

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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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Natural vs. Artificial: Can You Taste the Difference?
Natural vs. Artificial: Can You Taste the Difference?
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Natural vs. Artificial: Can You Taste the Difference?
Which do you prefer: real or artificial? Try this sweet little taste experiment to help your kids develop a better awareness of the food they consume.
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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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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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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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Explore the Four Components of Blood
Explore the Four Components of Blood
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Explore the Four Components of Blood
This activity will introduce your child to the four different components of blood and give him a fun way to visualize its properties.
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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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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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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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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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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 Marbleized Paper!
Make Marbleized Paper!
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Make Marbleized Paper!
Learn how to make marbleized paper with simple everyday ingredients in this fun activity! Your child will learn about oil and water while doing this project.
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Thinking Cap
Thinking Cap
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Thinking Cap
Want to help make studying the nervous system a little more fun? This thinking cap is a great way to learn external human brain anatomy.
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How to Press Flowers
How to Press Flowers
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How to Press Flowers
April showers may bring May flowers, but your child can preserve the beauty of spring's bounty all year long with this simple craft project!
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Make an Electrical Zapper
Make an Electrical Zapper
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Make an Electrical Zapper
Using simple materials found around your home, you can reinforce the static electricity concept by helping your child build a simple device with zapping power!
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Testing the Solubility of Common Liquid Solvents
Testing the Solubility of Common Liquid Solvents
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Testing the Solubility of Common Liquid Solvents
In this fun science fair project idea learn about universal solvents and solutes and find out the solubility of several common liquid substances.
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What Causes the Phases of the Moon?
What Causes the Phases of the Moon?
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What Causes the Phases of the Moon?
What cause the phases of the moon? Make a model to see how the positions of the Sun, Moon, and Earth cause the crescent, gibbous, quarter, full, and new moon.
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Different Types of Rocks
Different Types of Rocks
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Different Types of Rocks
The rock cycle will come alive for your child when he uses broken crayons to create the three basic rock types.
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Series and Parallel Circuits
Series and Parallel Circuits
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Series and Parallel Circuits
How do series and parallel circuits work, and which produces the brightest light in a light bulb? Construct both in this project and find out!
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3-D Model of the Sun
3-D Model of the Sun
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3-D Model of the Sun
In this cool project, create a lighted, scale model of the different layers of the Sun, including the core, radiation and convection zones, and photosphere.
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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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A Trick for the Eyes: Color Wheels and Optical Illusion Tops
A Trick for the Eyes: Color Wheels and Optical Illusion Tops
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A Trick for the Eyes: Color Wheels and Optical Illusion Tops
This science fair project idea experiments with spinning color wheels and optical illusions.
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How to Make a Bouncy Ball
How to Make a Bouncy Ball
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How to Make a Bouncy Ball
In this activity, you'll not only make your own bouncy balls at home, but your child will also learn how polymers are made.
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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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Fifth Grade Science

Fifth grade science resources like these can help turn on a love of science. Check out our materials for teaching fifth grade science, from baking a chemistry cake to keeping a candle burning underwater to a muscle anatomy word search. You can help scientific principles come to life and make learning fifth grade science an adventure. For a review of key scientific concepts, browse our fourth grade science resources.