Second Grade Physical Science Activities

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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
In this Halloween-themed activity, young learners will find out what happens when they mix two household items together to create a surprising chemical reaction.
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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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Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
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Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
Is it solid or liquid? Create oobleck and witness the amazingly weird oscillation between the two!
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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
Help your child understand the scientific concept of evaporation with this fun outdoor science activity.
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Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
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Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
Here's a classic celery science experiment that uses celery and food coloring to demonstrate how plants absorb water.
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Physics Magic Trick
Physics Magic Trick
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Physics Magic Trick
Delight your budding scientist with this cool physics magic trick and teach her some basic physics concepts while you're at it!
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Experiment with Sudsy Lemon Science
Experiment with Sudsy Lemon Science
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Experiment with Sudsy Lemon Science
Magic, science, or household cleanser? Let your second grader decide with this practical, nontoxic chemistry experiment with acids and bases.
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Build a Balloon-Powered Car
Build a Balloon-Powered Car
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Build a Balloon-Powered Car
This balloon-powered car project is a great way for your kid to learn about energy and how it can be used efficiently.
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States of Matter in a Baggie
States of Matter in a Baggie
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States of Matter in a Baggie
Try this experiment to give your curious kid a more "solid" understanding of how temperature affects the states of matter.
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Making Measurements: How Big is Your Hand?
Making Measurements: How Big is Your Hand?
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Making Measurements: How Big is Your Hand?
Here's a fun math and science activity: help your child explore four different kinds of measurement, using their hand and a few simple household tools.
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How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
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How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
Help your second grade scientist explore the timely topic of wind speed using a version of the classic Beaufort Scale.
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Rock Candy Science
Rock Candy Science
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Rock Candy Science
The next time you've got a restless second grade earth scientist on your hands, use this experiment to demonstrate crystals and make a tasty treat, too!
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Blow It Out!
Blow It Out!
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Blow It Out!
Air invisible; it doesn't make sounds; you can't pick it up and throw it. So how do we know it exists? Help your second grade scientist figure it out.
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Firework Science
Firework Science
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Firework Science
Put your second grade scientist to work this Fourth of July with our colorful "liquid fireworks" project!
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Superhero Lightning Bolt
Superhero Lightning Bolt
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Superhero Lightning Bolt
Help your kid feel like a superhero with this safe and fun science experiment that creates an electrical charge that's like a mini lightning bolt!
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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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Bottle Race Car
Bottle Race Car
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Bottle Race Car
Your second grader will love this simple soda bottle race car activity. Make a ramp and customize your car for an entertaining way to learn scientific concepts.
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Sock Science
Sock Science
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Sock Science
Wool can absorb 1/3 of its weight in water, while still keeping the body warm. She can test this theory by performing a scientific sock comparison!
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Magic Soap Experiment
Magic Soap Experiment
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Magic Soap Experiment
Your child will do a fun science experiment using soap and pepper flakes to help understand the concepts of water molecules and the surface tension of water.
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Fizzy Water
Fizzy Water
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Fizzy Water
Here's a fun science experiment that's refreshingly tasty too! Turn regular water into a tasty treat perfect for consuming on a hot day.
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Craft Fizzing Bath Soaps
Craft Fizzing Bath Soaps
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Craft Fizzing Bath Soaps
Help your child experiment with the combination of acid and baking soda by making these homemade bath bombs!
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Separate Salt and Pepper With Static Electricity
Separate Salt and Pepper With Static Electricity
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Separate Salt and Pepper With Static Electricity
What's the quickest way to separate salt and pepper? Let static electricity do the work! Your child will be fascinated by this simple experiment.
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Marbled Paper
Marbled Paper
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Marbled Paper
This fun marbled paper craft uses things you're likely to have around your house, and it teaches kids some simple chemistry too!
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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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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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Second Grade Physical Science Activities

Show kids the wonders of physical science with these second grade physical science activities, including fizzy water, invisible air, and electricity projects.