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Scholastic Discover More: The Elements

Series: Scholastic Discover More

by Dan Green


Scholastic Reference
January 2012


Non-Fiction
Ages 10 – 13 . Grades 5 – 8

Library of Congress: N/A


Lexile measure: 1040L

DRA: 50

Guided Reading: V

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THE ELEMENTS unlocks a free 64-page digital companion book, ELEMENTS COLLECTOR, offering even more information, photos, and videos!

Discovering the elements is discovering life itself. What are we made of? What keeps us and our universe in motion? Everything we are, and see around us, and create, is made up of a little over 90 elements, many of which have existed since the beginning of time and space. This book is more than a walk through the periodic table. It explains the tremendous forces of star birth and death that create elements. It chronicles the history of their discovery and the impact of their science on every aspect of our daily lives, from medicine to technology, architecture to the environment. Beautiful photographs and modern graphics make apparently ordinary substances, their extraction and their changes look as extraordinary as they truly are.
Dan Green

Dan Green studied natural sciences at the University of Cambridge. He has worked on many popular science titles, written humor books, edited a South American national newspaper, and worked as a travel writer, as well as developing and editing the wildly successful Horrible Science magazine collection.

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ISBN: 9780545330190

112pp. | 9 x 11