Periodic Table

Hardback cover of Periodic Table

Published by DK Children

About Periodic Table

Packed with stunning photography, Eyewitness Periodic Table explores the building blocks of our universe.

Become an eyewitness to the fascinating world of chemical elements, in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of their many different properties and uses. Children will be mesmerised by where each element comes from and what it is used for, like how precious gold protects astronauts in space.

This unique, beautifully illustrated guide reveals the concise history of chemistry, scientific pioneers, and the creation of the first periodic table. Using striking full-colour photographs and illustrations, discover why nitrogen and oxygen are essential to our survival, what makes the metal mercury so unusual, and much more.

Throughout the pages of this newly-revised book on chemical elements, you can expect to find:

- A fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature
- Amazing facts, diagrams, statistics, and timelines
- Brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field

Eyewitness Periodic Table introduces the ultimate guide to chemical elements, exploring the building blocks of our universe. Children can learn about synthetic elements created in labs, which the smartest chemists are still busy figuring out how to use and much more, through amazing facts, diagrams, and statistics to see them as never before. This all-emcompassing periodic table guide is a must-have for curious children aged 9+ with a thirst for learning, as well as teachers, parents and librarians.

So, what's new?

Part of DK's best-selling Eyewitness series, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, up to 20 percent new images, including photography and updated diagrams, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature with fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.

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