U·X·L expands their line of science resources in response to requests from librarians and teachers to bring you Chemical Elements. This 3-vol. title provides in-depth, current and accurate information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage on recently-discovered elements 113 through 118 (now waiting approval from the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry).
Chemical Elements follows U·X·L's highly-praised style by covering this difficult topic in a manner and writing level accessible enough for younger and middle school students, yet appropriate for high school students, too. Adding to its appeal are approximately 120 black-and-white illustrations and an 8-page color photo insert in each volume that augments the text.
Through standard rubrics, researchers will learn how the element was discovered and by whom, the element's practical role in everyday life, who or what it is named after and more. Sidebars spotlight well-known products containing the element, trivia on famous events relating to the element, definitions of difficult words and more. Additionally, added value is provided with lists of further reading, a timetable of events, a glossary of terms, a general bibliography, periodic table endsheets and a general index....Continua