12 Cool Science Projects for Kids: 5 to 9 years old DIY projects

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  1. Making Rain

    Making Rain

    What does it take for rain to fall? Is it possible that we can create the conditions for rain ourselves? Let's find out!

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  2. Salt Volcano

    Salt Volcano

    We know that oil and water doesn't mix...but what happens when you add salt? Let's play with science and find out!

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  3. How Strong is Paper?

    How Strong is Paper?

    We have an engineer in our family... she's always playing with pulleys and levers and constructing things. This time we were playing with compression...

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  4. Glittery Volcano

    Glittery Volcano

    This project is part science experiment, part sensory fun! The volcanic reaction of vinegar and baking soda, with some glitter for extra sparkle, exploding over...

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  5. Discovering Sound Matters

    Discovering Sound Matters

    We have lots of favorite experiments and demonstrations that we love to play with... and this is absolutely one of them! Who knew that...

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  6. Electrostatic Toothpick

    Electrostatic Toothpick

    How strong is static electricity? Can it move through a cup? Can we actually see it working? We were going to find...

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  7. Paper Plunge Experiment

    Paper Plunge Experiment

    Can you dunk newspaper under water and have it come out dry? Does air take up space? We're always up for a fun...

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  8. Magnet Magic Challenge

    Magnet Magic Challenge

    To kids, magnets are almost like magic! And they're a great source of (mostly) quiet games and exploration. We took our magnetic bingo wands and...

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  9. Sight Word Drag Racing

    Sight Word Drag Racing

    There are few toys my boys love more than their Matchbox cars. As I watched them eagerly race two cars at a time down their...

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  10. What Soda Does to Teeth

    What Soda Does to Teeth

    Why is soda bad for your teeth? My kids keep asking why they can't have more soda. The tooth fairy was kind enough...

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  11. Duct Tape City Bus Playset

    Duct Tape City Bus Playset

    We loved this project because of how open-ended it is. Buses are just one option -- kids can make trains, bucket trucks, or even bicycles....

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  12. Rainbow Density Cylinder

    Rainbow Density Cylinder

    This liquid density demonstration will impress and educate children who think of liquids as "all the same." Let young kids play with jars of colored...

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