The Elements Book
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By: DK
DK Children / 2017 / Hardcover

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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.

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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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