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Book
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publisher, Date:
New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2017.
Description:
208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Summary:
Profiles every element on the periodic table and describes their properties, when they were discovered, and how they are used in household materials.
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Notes:
"DK Smithsonian."
Includes index.
Contents:
Elemental building blocks -- Chemical discoveries -- Inside an atom -- Periodic table of elements -- Reactions and uses -- Hydrogen -- Alkali metals -- Alkaline earth metals -- Transition metals -- Lanthanides -- Actinides -- The Boron group -- The Carbon group -- The Nitrogen group -- The Oxygen group -- The Halogen Group -- Noble gases.
ISBN:
9781465456601
1465456600
Other Number:
978288908
System Availability:
9
Current Holds:
0
Control Number:
1277311
Call Number:
J546 JACKSON
Course Reserves:
0
# System items in:
3
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Summary
<p>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.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>Supporting STEM education initiatives and designed in DK's signature visual style, The Elements Book brings the periodic table to life.</p>
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