The Elements Book
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The Elements Book

By: DK
DK Children / 2017 / Hardcover

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Stock No: WW456600

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Everything in nature is made of up of simple substances called elements. These 118 elements (some natural, and some made by humans) often have unique properties, and in combination form some of the world's most common substances.The Elements Book, from DK Smithsonian, is a visual encyclopedia of the Table of Elements. Discover the history of our current knowledge, including the work of various chemists and scientists who discovered elements, as well as other chemistry basics. Organized by group, each element has a detailed spread that features large photographs, detailed captions, information on its atomic composition and discovery, and items where it's commonly used. 208 pages with index and glossary, hardcover.

Please Note: This is a secular resource that mentions evolution/"billions of years."

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: DK Children
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 8.50 X 10.90 (inches)
ISBN: 1465456600
ISBN-13: 9781465456601
Ages: 9-12

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Publisher's Description

Kids can go on a visual tour of the 118 chemical elements of the periodic table, from argon to zinc, in this one awesome volume packed with incredible images and fascinating facts.

Cataloged by type, each element's properties and atomic structure is explained. More than 1,000 full-color photographs showcase the natural forms of each element, as well as a wide range of unexpected everyday objects in which it is found, to make them relevant to a child's world. How does a motorcycle utilize nitrogen? Which element can absorb harmful chemicals in water? Which famous landmark is made of copper? From hydrogen to sodium to nickel, kids will learn fun facts and be amazed.

Supporting STEM education initiatives and designed in DK's signature visual style, The Elements Book brings the periodic table to life.

Author Bio

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.

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"Perfect for browsing, this gorgeous volume deserves a place in every school and public library." — Starred Review, Library Journal

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