Exploring the elements : a complete guide to the periodic table / words by Isabel Thomas ; pictures by Sara Gillingham
Book | Phaidon Press, Inc. | 2020 | [US edition].
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Edition
[US edition].
Description
223 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Note
Includes index.
Contents
Introduction: The building blocks of everything -- Hydrogen: where it all begins -- Alkali metals -- Alkaline earth metals -- Transition metals -- Post-transition metals -- Metalloids -- Non-metals -- Halogens -- Noble gases -- Lanthanides -- Actinides -- Superheavy elements -- More about the elements and other resources.
Summary
"A comprehensive introduction explaining what elements are and the design and purpose of the periodic table. Each of the 118 elements is visually presented with its respective letter symbol and atomic number, as well as a map of where it's located in the periodic table. Additional details showing where each element is found in the universe (from food on our plates to the center of a star), its unique properties, atomic diagram, secret chemistry, and working examples of how its's used or changing the world." -- Amazon.com.
"A ... comprehensive introduction to the chemical elements that make up our universe for ages 8-14"--Provided by publisher.
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ISBN
9781838662318 (hardcover)
1838662316 (hardcover)
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