Spring 2019

Hack Your Backyard

Discover a World of Outside Fun with Science Buddies ®

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

The great outdoors is calling! Explore science in your own backyard through this wild collection of projects. Make your own compass, learn to tell the temperature from crickets, count the stars, and more! Simple instructions and clear photos ensure projects will be successful, and QR codes lead to supplemental content. This book was created in partnership with Science Buddies®, an organization focused on fostering STEM discovery through hands-on explorations.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-54153-915-0
$27.99 $20.99
978-1-54155-717-8
$8.99 $8.99
978-1-54154-357-7
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Science Buddies ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-01-01
BISACS JNF051110, JNF022000
Dewey 508.072/3
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 810
Guided Reading Level R
Features Activities, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Page Plus, Sidebars, Step-by-step instructions, and Table of contents

Author, Photographer: Niki Ahrens

Niki Ahrens lives in San Diego, CA with her spouse, her inquisitive children Edel and Remy, and four pets. She is an outdoor education coordinator, naturalist, and intercultural consultant. Niki works to disrupt inequities by connecting nature and social justice learning experiences. She is likely out birding on a nature walk.