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!
Graphically stunning layouts feature each element's letter symbol and atomic number, exploring its attributes, characteristics, uses, and interesting stories behind its discovery. Complete with a comprehensive introduction, conclusion, index, glossary, and a list of suggested reading and additional resources, this is the perfect introduction to chemistry for inquisitive minds.
Wrapped in a double-sided jacket that opens up to show the illustrated periodic table printed on the underside, Exploring the Elements is jam-packed with 240 pages of information. 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!
Written by Isabel Thomas
Illustrated by Sarah Gillingham