Why is the sky blue? How do see-saws work? What’s ooblech? This series provides fun experiments and explanations that answer all sorts of questions and tie into the K-4 science curriculum. The books will surprise your students with the realization that science is not just in the classroom — it’s in the kitchen, in their food, in the gym, in the playground, in the car — it’s even right in their own backyard! This book turns the backyard into a jungle of adventure. Kids will learn that through science, they can open up new worlds in familiar places. Insects, vegetation, and weather all help the backyard come to life in these accessible and fun experiments.