Scholastic Discover More: The Elements
Discovering the elements is discovering life itself. What are we made of? What keeps our universe in motion? Everything we are and see around us is made up of a little over ninety elements, many of which have existed since the beginning of time and space! In this dazzling book of facts and pictures, you’ll learn all about the power of the elements that make up the periodic table. Discover how elements are created by the tremendous forces of star birth and death. Follow the history of their discovery, and their impact on every aspect of our daily lives, from medicine to technology, architecture to the environment. Beautiful photographs and exciting graphics make these apparently familiar substances look as extraordinary as they truly are.