This engaging history of chemistry covers some of the most important discoveries, from hydrogen to metal alloys, electricity to snowflakes. Chapters focus on some of the most famous scientists who discovered these principles; photos and interesting sidebar provide additional information. 142 indexed pages, softcover.
The third in this popular series, with the same format (including questions that teachers can use for checking comprehension) that has driven the success of Exploring Planet Earth and Exploring the History of Medicine. Home and Christian school teachers are clamoring for these more specialized books and here Tiner delivers in a big way. With a flair for telling biographical sketches of famous scientists, Tiner also provides students with a solid foundation for understanding the crucial purposes of chemistry.
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