By fifth grade, children are ready to tackle more independent science fair projects on their own. These experiments inspire curiosity, foster learning passions, and stimulate young scientists’ interests.
Put your student’s engineering skills to the test with this engaging project using clothespins and wood craft sticks to build airplanes – it’s also a fantastic way to demonstrate gravity!
By fifth grade, students should take on increased responsibility when designing and conducting science experiments. Engaging hands-on projects will inspire curiosity while creating a desire for learning.
To escape quicksand successfully, the key to survival lies in slowly rotating your legs with small movements to reintroduce water between sand particles and create more buoyancy. As long as you struggle in quicksand, more quickly will you sink.
Increase kids’ physics knowledge with this simple catapult design! They’ll love exploring how distance can be affected by variables like projectile weight and release angle.
Kids can send secret messages between themselves and friends by using invisible ink, an acid-base experiment which also teaches about convection currents.
Children can use this engaging physics experiment to explore Newton’s Law of Action and Reaction. Plus, they can decorate balloons to see if their designs affect results!
Kids can quickly and easily explore density with this engaging science experiment, while seeing how different liquids influence paperclip floatability and discovering why some objects sink while others float. This project requires minimal adult assistance for completion.
By fifth grade, students are ready to assume more independence in designing and conducting their science experiments independently. These hands-on projects foster curiosity while feeding an appetite for learning.
This rebounder features a heavy-duty anti-slip mat and 32 bungee cords to ensure quiet bouncing action. Additionally, its frame can support up to 200 pounds.
Students of any age will love engaging with this hands-on experiment that explores polymers. All it requires to start is a resealable plastic bag, water, and a pencil!
This fantastic kids science experiment illustrates how long chains of molecules create a flexible polymer, such as plastic zipper storage bags that can store water without spillage.
It demonstrates the significance of collecting and analyzing data.
By fifth grade, students are expected to assume greater responsibility in designing and conducting science experiments, giving them hands-on activities to further understand physics, chemistry and biology.
Static electricity can be both amusing and alarming; such as when your hair stands on end or you feel the shock from touching a doorknob. This experiment from STEAMsational shows how charges move when objects come together by rubbing.
Marshmallows make an irresistibly delicious treat, whether added to Rice Krispies treats, roasted over an open campfire, or floated in hot chocolate – discover more of their food science with this engaging STEM challenge!
This experiment shows both sublimation and chromatography to 5th graders. It’s a fun way to introduce these key scientific principles while providing valuable experience with dry ice! Please remember this activity requires adult supervision – please be careful if using dry ice!
At fifth grade, students should feel empowered and ready to undertake greater responsibilities for designing and conducting experiments themselves. This straightforward project provides them with a great starting point.
Engage teams in exploring different filter materials, keeping track of their experiments on a worksheet. Make it clear that filtered water should not be consumed and teach them how to properly dispose of waste products.
Put your students’ engineering abilities to the test with this classic science fair project! Paper airplane experiments provide a fantastic way to explore potential and kinetic energy principles.
Use this science fair project to teach kids about acids and bases. Although it requires some prep, this engaging experiment offers an effective and engaging learning opportunity on chemical reactions which form acids and bases.
Students taking eggshell tests will quickly realize that this seemingly fragile material can support significant weight. This simple science experiment can teach children both physics and chemistry.
This engaging science fair project tests the strength of an arch made out of egg shells – while providing students with lessons about both chemistry and ecology!
Join young scientists as they discover how seeds sprout with this engaging and simple science experiment on plant growing! Additionally, this activity helps develop fine motor skills.