The Periodic Table Book A Visual Encyclopedia of the Elements
"Perfect for browsing, this gorgeous volume deserves a place in every school and public library." — Starred Review, Library Journal A highly visual and easy-to-understand guide to the 118 chemical elements that make up our world, perfect for young people aged 9 and up. This eye-catching encyclopedia takes young people on a visual tour of the 118 chemical elements of the periodic table, from argon to zinc. It explores the naturally occurring elements, as well as the man-made ones, and explains their properties and atomic structures. Using more than 1,000 full-colour photographs, The Periodic Table Book shows the many natural forms of each element, as well as a wide range of both everyday and unexpected objects in which it is found, making each element relevant for the child's world. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.