Backyard Science is an Australian educational television show for children based on the books by the British publishing company Dorling Kindersley. In the series children carry out experiments with everyday items in order to enhance the scientific knowledge of their viewers in an entertaining and practical way. In the United States this show is known as Crash! Bang! Splat! Backyard Science welcomes a well-known guest star every now and then, such as Australian actress Sophie Lowe (Road Kill, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland), Australian comedian Genevieve Fricker, and Australian actor Lucas Hejtmanek (Home and Away, Vend). The show has also been exported to more than 30 other territories, including Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States.