15 Ways for Kids to Explore Ramps and Inclined Planes

This science and STEM collection for kids includes all kinds of hands-on ways children can explore ramps (or inclined planes), one of the six simple machines. You’ll find all kinds science activities that incorporate play into learning about things like gravity, friction, and more!

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15 Science experiments for kids using ramps and inclined planes

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Kids can learn so much about science by just exploring, observing, and playing! This collection of science activities for children focuses on the exploration of ramps or inclined planes. Through play children will have the opportunity to theorize and problem solve- all while having fun!

 

15 Ramp and Inclined Plane Activities for Kids

Science for Kids: Exploring Ramps and Inclined Planes

Playground Science: Learning about Friction and Ramps with a Slide from Buggy and Buddy

Exploring Ramps and Friction from Pre-K Pages

Playing with Wooden Car Ramps from Buggy and Buddy

 

Science for Kids: Exploring Ramps and Inclined Planes

Cereal Box Ramps from A Little Pinch of Perfect

Engineering with Ramp Making Materials from Teach Preschool

Apple Gravity Experiment from Little Bins for Little Hands

 

Science for Kids: Exploring Ramps and Inclined Planes

Wooden Ramp Challenge Set

Rolling Eggs Experiment from Science Sparks

Science Experiments with Momentum from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls

 

Science for Kids: Exploring Ramps and Inclined Planes

Explore Ramps with a Homemade Marble Run from Buggy and Buddy

Wooden Inclined Plane and Cart Model

Getting an Apple Up an Inclined Plane from Kid Minds

 

Science for Kids: Exploring Ramps and Inclined Planes

Marble Run Game Using an Inclined Plane from Preschool Toolkit

Exploring Ramps from Kids Activities Blog

DIY Adjustable Hot Wheels Car Ramp from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls

 

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15 Science experiments for kids using ramps and inclined planes

Comments

  1. These look like so much fun. My younger brother and I used to make inclines to race Hot Wheels cars to see which cars went further.

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