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The book of ingeniously daring chemistry

Author: Sean Connolly; Cara Bean
Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Series: Irresponsible Science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-four eye-opening chemistry experiments that take readers on an interactive journey through the periodic table of elements. Includes glossary.
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Handbooks and manuals
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Connolly; Cara Bean
ISBN: 9780761180104 0761180109
OCLC Number: 1043774277
Notes: "24 experiments for young scientists"--Cover.
Target Audience: For ages 9 and up.
Description: xiii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Hydrogen : Get to Know an Atom --
Helium : Hey, Cool It! --
Boron : A Star Is Boron --
Carbon : Good Conduct Award --
Nitrogen : Fixin' to Use Some Nitrogen --
Oxygen : Global Cooling - On the Trail of Cavendish --
Fluorine : Try the Fluorine Tooth Test --
Neon : Even Neon Gets Excited --
Sodium : Hot Ice --
Magnesium : Trick Birthday Candles - Crackpot Crystals --
Aluminum : Curses---Foiled Again! --
Silicon : Don't Sand So Close to Me - Fast-Track Fossils --
Phosphorus : Playing Cat Detective --
Sulfur : Save That Silver! --
Chlorine : "I'll Have an Egg Float" --
Calcium : Not Such a Softie --
Iron : Burning Iron --
Copper : May the Force Be with You --
Zinc : Did You Wind the Potato Clock? --
Tin : Is That a Tin "Tin Can"? --
Bonus Activity: Because You're Worth It : "DIRTY DOZEN" Arsenic ; Strontium; Cadmium; Cesium; Mercury; Lead; Polonium; Radon; Francium; Radium; Uranium; Plutonium. Hydrogen --
Helium --
Boron --
Carbon --
Nitrogen --
Oxygen --
Fluorine --
Neon --
Sodium --
Magnesium --
Aluminum --
Silicon --
Phosphorus --
Sulfur --
Chlorine --
Calcium --
Iron --
Copper --
Zinc --
Tin --
The "dirty dozen". Arsenic ; Strontium ; Cadmium ; Cesium ; Mercury ; Lead ; Polonium ; Radon ; Francium ; Radium ; Uranium ; Plutonium.
Series Title: Irresponsible Science.
Other Titles: Ingeniously daring chemistry
Responsibility: Sean Connolly ; cover and interior illustrations by Cara Bean.

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From Sean Connolly, the master of messy and dangerous (and therefore extra fun!) science, more than 20 hands-on experiments that introduce kids to chemistry, element by element.  Read more...

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