4th Grade Earth & Space Science Resources

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Set Up a Solar System of Kids
Set Up a Solar System of Kids
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Set Up a Solar System of Kids
This kinesthetic learning activity will help your fourth grader get a firm grasp on the immensity of the solar system.
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How Long is Your Shadow on the Shortest Day?
How Long is Your Shadow on the Shortest Day?
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How Long is Your Shadow on the Shortest Day?
Introduce your fourth grader to the concepts of solstices by observing the length of her shadow on the shortest day of the year, compared to other solstices.
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Tracking Temperatures
Tracking Temperatures
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Tracking Temperatures
To help your child learn how to use a thermometer, try this temperature collecting activity at home.
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Rain Damage
Rain Damage
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Rain Damage
Test marble and limestone to determine if acid rain is harmful enough to damage buildings and stone monuments.
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Streak Test
Streak Test
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Streak Test
In this science fair project, students use the streak test to tell minerals apart from each other.
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How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
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How Does Pressure Change Minerals?
In this science fair project, students learn how pressure can make the minerals in a rock line up in the same direction and form bands and foliation.
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Magma Lamp: What Happens When a Less-Dense Fluid Interacts with a Denser One?
Magma Lamp: What Happens When a Less-Dense Fluid Interacts with a Denser One?
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Magma Lamp: What Happens When a Less-Dense Fluid Interacts with a Denser One?
In this experiment, students find out what happens when a less-dense fluid interacts with a denser one, replicating the effect of cooler solid rock on magma.
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Create Your Own Miniature Salt Flats!
Create Your Own Miniature Salt Flats!
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Create Your Own Miniature Salt Flats!
In this science fair project, students create their own miniature salt flats at home.
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The Mohs Test: How to Compare the Hardness of Minerals
The Mohs Test: How to Compare the Hardness of Minerals
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The Mohs Test: How to Compare the Hardness of Minerals
This science project uses Mohsâ Hardness Test to show kids how to compare the hardness of different types of minerals.
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Popcorn Pumice: Exploring Different Rock Densities
Popcorn Pumice: Exploring Different Rock Densities
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Popcorn Pumice: Exploring Different Rock Densities
In this popcorn experiment, students can explore how two things made out of the same material can have very different appearances and densities.
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How do Sedimentary Layers Form?
How do Sedimentary Layers Form?
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How do Sedimentary Layers Form?
In this science fair project, students discover how sedimentary layers form as sediments like mud, silt and sand settle over time.
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Edge Effect
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Edge Effect
In this experiment, young ecologists will learn about a type of edge effect: how trees and plants at the edge of a forest can act as a weed filter.
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Desert Food Web
Desert Food Web
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Desert Food Web
Kids build a desert food chain, desert food web, and desert food pyramid in this cool science fair project to learn about trophic levels and consumers.
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Ocean Food Web
Ocean Food Web
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Ocean Food Web
4th graders construct an ocean food web to learn about consumers and trophic levels, food webs, and food chains in this cool ecology science fair project.
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How Much Radiation is in Your House?
How Much Radiation is in Your House?
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How Much Radiation is in Your House?
This study evaluates if electronic devices commonly found in most households emit radiation, and if they do, how much?
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Exploring the Movement of Tectonic Plates with S'Mores
Exploring the Movement of Tectonic Plates with S'Mores
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Exploring the Movement of Tectonic Plates with S'Mores
In this experiment you explore how tectonic plates move to create land and expand bodies of water.
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A Rocky Quiz
A Rocky Quiz
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A Rocky Quiz
Check out this cool science project idea to learn about rocks and explore the cycles of formation, breakdown, and reformation of rocks in the Earth's crust.
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Decomposition Rates of Biodegradable Materials
Decomposition Rates of Biodegradable Materials
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Decomposition Rates of Biodegradable Materials
This science fair project idea highlights decomposition rates by comparing how long it takes an item to decompose in a compost pile vs. a landfill.
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Geology 101
Geology 101
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Geology 101
Science fair project that examines the behavior of water and gravel in creek beds and the formation of sedimentary rocks.
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Exploring Soil Sandwiches
Exploring Soil Sandwiches
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Exploring Soil Sandwiches
Science fair project that identifies the differences between soils from different environments and attempts to figure out why those differences exist.
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Survival Skills
Survival Skills
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Survival Skills
Design a survival kit. Brainstorm various survival scenarios. Address basic human requirements and natural resources. Describe each tool as well uses.
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Stars In The Sky
Stars In The Sky
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Stars In The Sky
This science fair project investigates why the number of visible stars changes from place to place.
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Making A Rock In A Cup
Making A Rock In A Cup
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Making A Rock In A Cup
This science fair project idea creates a sedimentary rock and to investigate what takes place during the rock cycle.
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The Gas Guzzler Challenge
The Gas Guzzler Challenge
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The Gas Guzzler Challenge
Your child helps the environment while saving your family money in this fun and rewarding "Gas Guzzlers" competition.
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Make a Sundial
Make a Sundial
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Make a Sundial
How do you tell time without a watch? Use the sun! This simple activity will show your child how to build his own sundial.
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