A highly visual and easy-to-understand guide to the 118 chemical elements that make up our world, perfect for children ages 9 and above. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
Kids can go on a visual tour of the 118 chemical elements of the periodic table, from argon to zinc, with The Elements Book. Cataloged by type, each element's properties and atomic structure is explained. More than 1,000 full-color photographs showcase the natural forms of each element, as well as a wide range of unexpected everyday objects in which it is found, to make them relevant to a child's world. From hydrogen to sodium to nickel, kids will learn fun facts and be amazed by stunning feature spreads of elements in extraordinary places. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution and designed in DK's signature style, kids can see the periodic table come to life in The Elements Book.