Eyewitness The Elements (DK Eyewitness) (Hardcover)
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Packed with stunning photography, Eyewitness The Elements 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 mesmerized 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 table of elements. Using striking full-color 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 The Elements 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 chemical elements 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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About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.
DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.
DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, the world’s leading publisher of strategy content for PC and console video games.