Fifth Grade

Hands-on STEM educational activities for fifth grade.

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  • Area Antics
    An academic twist on an old favorite! Area Antics plays like the card game War, but with a new twist -- instead of comparing numbers, students compare area! This versatile activity can also be extended to practice concepts of perimeter and volume. Students will have fun while mastering these math..
    $10.99
  • Black and White Makes Color - 10 Pack
    The mystery of Benham's Disk Turn a CD into an excellent spinning platform. Spin the CD with the Benham’s Disk pattern on top and explore the interesting effect that happens. The spinning black and white pattern creates an illusion of seeing colors in the spinning disk. It also reveals an interes..
    $12.99
  • Brace Yourself - 1 Pack
    What can keep a simple structure from collapsing during an earthquake? How will an earthquake, simulated by shaking, affect a "building" made of linked squares? How can the square "stories" be cross-braced to prevent the "walls" from collapsing? What dangers are there in building above a garage?..
    $10.99
  • Brace Yourself - 10 Pack
    What can keep a simple structure from collapsing during an earthquake? How will an earthquake, simulated by shaking, affect a "building" made of linked squares? How can the square "stories" be cross-braced to prevent the "walls" from collapsing? What dangers are there in building above a garage?..
    $69.99
  • Breadboard Circuits - 10 Pack
    Creating electrical circuits with simple materials Provide students with opportunities to create a basic circuit, build a portable version, and explore parallel and series circuits! Curriculum topics: Electricity, conductors, parallel and series circuits Kit includes: Idea sheet, 10 foam ba..
    $22.99
  • Colors of Light - 10 Pack
    Discover the rainbow of colors in white light! White light is actually a combination of different colors. This easy-to-build spectroscope allows students to separate the incoming light into its component colors, forming a light spectrum (rainbow). Besides creating interesting color patterns it c..
    $14.99
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  • Egg Drop
    How do you prevent a dropped egg from cracking up? Students build a "vehicle" designed to prevent a dropped egg from breaking. In the process, they discover that combining simple materials with a little creative thinking and teamwork will reveal many ways to solve this intriguing challenge! Cu..
    $12.99
  • Evolution by Natural Selection
    Simulate evolution with critters and beaky birds Simulate evolution with some colorful “critters” and carnivorous “beaky birds”. Simulations are helpful to demonstrate processes like evolution that take place over many years. Observe how adaptations such as camouflage help organisms survive and p..
    $16.99
  • Fizzy Rockets - 10 Pack
    Have a blast with this gas-powered flyer! These rockets enable students to use design thinking and are effective demonstrations of Newton’s laws of motion. The liftoff power of the rocket is produced by a common acid/base chemical reaction that creates carbon dioxide gas; making this activity an ..
    $15.99
  • Flip Over Fractions
    How fast can you turn over the fraction wall? In this colorful activity, players use “bricks” to build “fraction walls.” In the process, they master equivalent fractions and gain problem-solving and creative thinking skills. This activity can be used by individual students, or turned into excitin..
    $19.99
  • Floating Compass - 10 Pack
    Let a steel needle point the way! The floating compass is a useful tool for detecting the magnetic fields of magnets and of the Earth. Make a simple compass with a magnetized needle demonstrates the properties of magnetic materials and shows that magnets have north and south poles. Using the floa..
    $12.99
  • Gravity Defying Frog - 10 Pack
    A Balance Investigation  Learn how to move an item’s center of gravity to create the illusion of a gravity defying frog! Use moveable weights to explore what works to keep the frog balancing head first. Create a version with concealed weights to heighten the mystery of how the frog can spin ..
    $9.99
  • Hovercraft - 1 Pack
    An uplifting activity based on air pressure!  Use this activity kit to demonstrate the effects of friction and air pressure on motion. Create a simple hovercraft and be amazed at how it gracefully glides along a smooth, flat surface on a thin cushion of air. How long a “flight” is possible? ..
    $4.99
    Based on 1 reviews.
  • Hovercraft - 10 Pack
    An uplifting activity based on air pressure!  Use this activity kit to demonstrate the effects of friction and air pressure on motion. Create a simple hovercraft and be amazed at how it gracefully glides along a smooth, flat surface on a thin cushion of air. How long a “flight” is possible? ..
    $18.99
    Based on 1 reviews.
  • Leonardo's Arched Bridge
    Build a robust bridge without glue, nails, screws, or rope! Make a self-supporting bridge designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Be amazed by the ingenious simplicity of his creation! Use Leonardo's idea to inspire a student design challenge. Curriculum topics: Forces, Engineering, Design Kit inclu..
    $10.99

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