4th Grade Science

Help your child explore his love of science both in and out of the classroom with these fun learning activities.

A Guide to Food Labels

Terms and definitions of words used on food labels. read more

Animal Specific Vocabulary

Children complete a chart by telling the proper name of the male, female, offspring, and group for a specific animal. read more

Blue Baby

See if you can figure out which animal this printable is describing by solving the puzzle. read more

Electromagnetic Fields

The two sheets in this activity have a reference article, data chart, and questions to enhance the children's understanding of electromagnetic fields. read more

Eyewitness Dinosaur Printables

This printable set supports Eyewitness: Dinosaur, from the DK Eyewitness Series. It contains two scavenger hunts (one for the book and one for the video), a wordsearch with relevant vocabulary, and a dinosaur-related creative writing assignment. read more

Eyewitness Human Body Printables

This printable set supports Eyewitness: Human Body, from the DK Eyewitness Series. It contains two scavenger hunts (one for the book and one for the video), a wordsearch with relevant vocabulary, and a creative writing assignment related to the human body. read more

Eyewitness Plant Printables

This printable set supports Eyewitness: Plant, from the DK Eyewitness Series. It contains two scavenger hunts (one for the book and one for the video), a wordsearch with relevant vocabulary, and a plant-related creative writing assignment. read more

Eyewitness Weather Printables

This printable set supports Eyewitness: Weather, from the DK Eyewitness Series. It contains two scavenger hunts (one for the book and one for the video), a wordsearch with relevant vocabulary, and a weather-related creative writing assignment. read more

Fourth Grade Science and Health

Fourth Grade Science and HealthThe Goal of Science Study Children's interest in science often seems to decline in grade four and after. I suspect that this happens because science study is too often textbook-driven, passive, formal, and narrow in its scope. But the major goal of science study in these grades should be to keep children interested in science and cause them to believe that they can be successful science students. Not an easy task -- but one that is critically important. read more

Getting Ready for Earthquakes

This worksheet allows children to answer questions about earthquake preparations and safety. They also learn about earthquakes in the developing world. read more

Graphing Temperatures

Children use a newspaper to gather temperature data from around the United States and use the information to create a line graph. read more

Hide and Seek

See if you can find the names of creatures hidden in the sentences in this printable. read more

Is it Found on Land, in Water, or Both?

Children sort animals by where they live. read more

Plant Terminology

A list of plant vocabulary words and their corresponding definitions. read more

Rain Forest Foods and Spices

A list of foods, spices, and house plants from the rain forest. read more

Science, Technology and Society: Quake Meters

This worksheet provides a reading assignment and questions on the various ways that we can measure and predict earthquakes. read more

South American Tropical Rain Forests

A listening comprehension activity on the tropical rain forests of South America. read more

The Makeup of the Earth: Vocabulary

Distribute a printable set of vocabulary words for students to the makeup of the Earth. read more

Threats to Tropical Rain Forests

Behaviors contributing to the deforestation of the rain forests. read more

Traveling Seeds Worksheet

A worksheet that goes with the "Traveling Seeds" lesson. read more

Tropical Rain Forest Plant Products

A list of plant species that grow in the tropical rain forests. read more

Tropical Rain Forests

A list of tropical rain forest locations. read more

Wild or Domesticated?

Students sort a list of animals into two groups: wild or domesticated. This is a fun science activity for elementary students. read more