It's Elementary!: How Chemistry Rocks Our World

It's Elementary!: How Chemistry Rocks Our World

by Robert Winston


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It's Elementary!: How Chemistry Rocks Our World by Robert Winston

Elements make up everything around us — our computers, our games, and our food and drink. They make up trees and grass, cars and roads, and are the fundamental components of us, human beings. But what exactly are elements? What is their history? When were they discovered? It's Elementary! explores the chemistry of everyday things, from how blood needs iron to why helium balloons are lighter than air. Structure and headings based around easy-to-understand questions and statements, such as "What's a dog made from?" and "Inside and Atom" clearly organizes the material, while bold design and engaging stories work together to make learning about the elements surprising, fun, and understandable to kids.

It's Elementary! looks at this weird and wonderful side of science, providing a unique and exciting biography of the elements and making chemistry fun for kids.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756626662
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 07/30/2007
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.47(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Johnny Ball is the host of several popular British TV shows. His shows and videos have won 12 awards, including a New York International Emmy nomination, the ITV "Presenter of the Year" Craft Award and a BAFTA. He is the author of DK's Go Figure!

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