Fourth Grade Science Activities and Experiments

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Design Challenge: Inflate a Balloon
Design Challenge: Inflate a Balloon
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Design Challenge: Inflate a Balloon
In this exciting design challenge, your child will use design thinking skills to find a solution that can inflate a balloon.
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Design Challenge: Egg Drop
Design Challenge: Egg Drop
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Design Challenge: Egg Drop
In this activity, your child will be challenged to create a contraption that protects an egg when it is dropped from a height of about 10 feet.
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Design Challenge: Making a Bottle Rocket
Design Challenge: Making a Bottle Rocket
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Design Challenge: Making a Bottle Rocket
In this design challenge, your child will make a bottle rocket using typical household items.
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Design Challenge: Making a Parachute
Design Challenge: Making a Parachute
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Design Challenge: Making a Parachute
In this design thinking activity, your child will create a parachute for a small toy using typical household items.
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Design Challenge: Making a Water Slide
Design Challenge: Making a Water Slide
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Design Challenge: Making a Water Slide
Have your child kick off their summer vacation by making a miniature water slide!
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Design Challenge: Making a Solar Oven
Design Challenge: Making a Solar Oven
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Design Challenge: Making a Solar Oven
In this fun activity, your child will create their very own solar oven to bake cookies or s'mores!
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Clay Animation
Clay Animation
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Clay Animation
In this activity, students will create a stop motion animation by creating a clay figure and taking a series of digital photographs.
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Design Challenge: Make a Rube Goldberg Machine
Design Challenge: Make a Rube Goldberg Machine
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Design Challenge: Make a Rube Goldberg Machine
In this hands-on design challenge your child will make their very own Rube Goldberg Machine.
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Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
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Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
In this activity your child will create their very own marble maze!
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Robot Domino Effect
Robot Domino Effect
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Robot Domino Effect
This activity challenges students to use computational thinking as they create a sequence of commands that will make a robot initiate a domino effect.
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Building Brick Challenge: Find the Perfect Fit
Building Brick Challenge: Find the Perfect Fit
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Building Brick Challenge: Find the Perfect Fit
This tricky building block challenge asks your learner to think creatively. They will work on their divergent thinking skills as they try to fill up an index card perfectly with building bricks.
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Building Brick Challenge: Make a Tic-Tac-Toe Grid
Building Brick Challenge: Make a Tic-Tac-Toe Grid
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Building Brick Challenge: Make a Tic-Tac-Toe Grid
In this activity, your learner will be challenged to create their own tic-tac-toe grid out of building blocks.
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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Teach children how to upcycle dried-out markers with this homemade paint-making activity!
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Design and Build a City
Design and Build a City
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Design and Build a City
Challenge your learner to design and build a city of their own in this creative engineering activity.
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Build a Tunnel
Build a Tunnel
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Build a Tunnel
In this science and engineering activity, children will explore types of tunnels and their purposes and then design and build a tunnel of their own.
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Building Brick Challenge: Build the Eiffel Tower
Building Brick Challenge: Build the Eiffel Tower
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Building Brick Challenge: Build the Eiffel Tower
In this activity, children will work on their mathematics and engineering skills as they attempt to recreate the Eiffel Tower out of building blocks!
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Explore Soil Erosion
Explore Soil Erosion
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Explore Soil Erosion
Learners hypothesize about and experiment with soil erosion in this hands-on activity.
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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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How to Pan for Gold
How to Pan for Gold
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How to Pan for Gold
Looking for a fun summer adventure? Learn what it was like to be a prospector during the California Gold Rush by panning for gold in a local creek.
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Create a CD Spaceship
Create a CD Spaceship
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Create a CD Spaceship
Your kid will delight in creating an extraterrestrial vehicle from goods found around the house. There's no telling where her imagination will go!
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Fourth Grade Science Activities and Experiments

Broaden your child’s understanding of how the world works with these engaging fourth grade science experiments and activities. Young scientists can explore the laws of physics as they separate mixed spices through induction, make their own sand clock, and learn about ancient building techniques, investigate earth science by crafting their own weathervane or sundial, or create miniature gardens as they learn about life science.