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Backyard Science is an Australian educational children's television show based on the Dorling Kindersley books. In this series, children experiment with everyday items in order to make something fun and practical and also provide scientific insights in a child's world.

The show is presented by Tarun Victor Gordon and Dana Kronental, is co-produced by Beyond Television Productions and Penguin Television and airs on Australian free-to-air television on both the Seven Network and ABC. The series was composed of more than 78 episodes. Jason Smith was a presenter for the first series.

It was broadcast in the USA under the title Crash! Bang! Splat! on the Discovery Family Channel.

International Distribution

The show is broadcast in overseas markets including:

Backyard Science has also been sold to broadcasters in these countries:

Russia, Serbia, USA, Latin America, Colombia, Canada, France, Italy, Malta, Finland, Czech Republic, Turkey, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Brunei, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, New Zealand, South Africa, the Middle East, and Israel.


The program featured Australian actress Sophie Lowe, Daniela Marie and her brother John, comedian Genevieve Fricker, and twins Lucas Hejtmanek and Priscilla Hejtmanek.

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