Acids and Bases

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Children's Literature - Colleen Kessler
Part of the "Why Chemistry Matters" series, this book takes a complex subject and breaks it down into manageable chunks of text and photographs. The topics covered include information about pH, buffers, acids and bases—all integral to the chemistry curricula taught in the middle school science classroom. Kids who love science will enjoy reading this book for pleasure as well. It contains several activities to try at home, including directions for building a popular baking soda and vinegar volcano. Readers will find that chemistry is not only relevant to the classes they take in school but also to their lives at home. Acids are used to make the bubbles in soda pop, make batteries work, and more! There are even acids in the human body that make it possible for proteins to build up our muscles and our stomachs to digest food. On top of the great information found in this book, it features a user-friendly glossary, index, and web-finder. Kids can look up difficult words, find specific information quickly, and locate web sources where they can learn more about chemistry. Reviewer: Colleen Kessler
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780778742463
  • Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 8/15/2008
  • Series: Why Chemistry Matters Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 692,134
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Lexile: IG900L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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