With these Physical Science & Engineering Projects, you’ll be able to discover laws of force and motion, build and construct models and machines, and more! Experience the force of magnetism, the thrust of pressurized gas, or the power of the sun in hands-on activities like building a balloon rocket car.

Check out our Force & Motion page for more hands-on project ideas with the Physics Workshop or Amazing Bridges kits, fascinating books, and more!

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Build an Igloo

Build a full-size igloo with snow or an ice cube model without!

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How To Make a Kaleidoscope

Learn about light and optics by making your own kaleidoscope.

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Water Bottle Rocket & Water Balloon Density

Beat the heat and make a splash this summer with a water bottle rocket and water balloon density project.

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Ink & Paper Activities

Learn the history of paper and ink, and make your own berry ink and handmade paper.

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Science of the Circus

Close your eyes and imagine that you are at a circus. Can you smell the...

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How To Make a Paper Flying Machine

Make a glider that flies farther than a paper airplane using common household items.

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Rocket Pennies

Make a rocket using a frozen plastic bottle of water.

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Crime Scene Science: Fingerprinting

Science can do many things – help us understand the world we live in, develop...

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