What are stars made of? Why is the ocean blue? How are rainbows created? Whether you live in the country or the city, nature is still all around you, so what are we waiting for? It's time to jump off the couch and discover the world that awaits you on your doorstep. Learn about the formation of the Earth, how the weather works, and what causes volcanoes and earthquakes with this comprehensive book, created in collaboration with a team of experts. Suggestions for activities and many illustrations to help the whole family get started, leave the house, and go out to discover - or simply admire - the amazing world that exists outside.