Fourth Grade Physical Science Activities

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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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Crystal Lollipops
Crystal Lollipops
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Crystal Lollipops
Chemistry isn't just incredible ... sometimes its edible! These crystal lollipops are a delicious introduction to chemistry concepts.
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Make a Pinhole Projector!
Make a Pinhole Projector!
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Make a Pinhole Projector!
Believe it or not, images that are cast upon your eye's light-sensitive screen (called the retina) are upside down. Here's a fun, fast experiment to prove it!
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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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Make Your Own Butter!
Make Your Own Butter!
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Make Your Own Butter!
Teach your child how butter is created by shaking up cream the old-fashioned way.
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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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Air Science Experiment
Air Science Experiment
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Air Science Experiment
Wondering how we know that air is there? Here's a quick and easy experiment that proves that air may be thin, but it's not too wimpy to block your shot!
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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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Mini Waterfall
Mini Waterfall
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Mini Waterfall
Have your child build his own mini waterfall, and help him develop his planning, problem solving, and architectural skills.
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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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Homemade Lava Lamp
Homemade Lava Lamp
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Homemade Lava Lamp
A homemade lava lamp gives any room a retro flair. Find out how to make a homemade lava lamp, and learn some science too, with this educational activity.
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A Glow in the Dark Bonanza!
A Glow in the Dark Bonanza!
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A Glow in the Dark Bonanza!
If your fourth grader is obsessed with all things glow-in-the-dark, then here's an activity that will really light up her imagination!
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Candy Science Experiments: Toffee!
Candy Science Experiments: Toffee!
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Candy Science Experiments: Toffee!
Let your fourth grade chef mix up butter and sugar with scientific principles about different states of matter, and get delicious toffee, too.
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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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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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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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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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Soda Explosion
Soda Explosion
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Soda Explosion
This 4th of July, explore fourth grade science and make some safe fireworks in your own backyard using soda pop!
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Make a Sand Clock
Make a Sand Clock
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Make a Sand Clock
An hour glass, also known as a sand clock, keeps time. In this activity, your child will make her own sand clock and measure the time it keeps.
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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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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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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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Can Your Own Spaghetti Sauce
Can Your Own Spaghetti Sauce
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Can Your Own Spaghetti Sauce
Give your child an introduction to food preservation by making and canning your own yummy, homemade pasta sauce!
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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.