Exploring the Elements: A Complete Guide to the Periodic Table (Hardback)Sara Gillingham (artist), Isabel Thomas (author)
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A marvel of both accessible scholarship and graphic design, Exploring the Elements provides children with a vivid guide to the periodic table and the endless possibilities of chemistry.
This artful and accessible guide to the periodic table - the ultimate reference tool for scientists worldwide - names all 118 chemical elements and helps young readers understand the remarkable ways we have learned to use them.
Wrapped in a double-sided jacket, with the illustrated periodic table printed on the underside, Exploring the Elements is jam-packed with 240 pages of information, including:
- - 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 it's used or changing the world
- - Plus an index, glossary and suggested reading and additional references and Resources
Both a gift book and a practical book, Exploring the Elements is for teachers and librarians, parents and grandparents, the home bookshelf and classroom bookshelf, science enthusiasts and budding scientists of all ages.
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 203 x 229 x 26 mm
"Could make a chemist out of anyone."-Kirkus Reviews
"A comprehensive guide to the periodic table."-My Baba
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