by John Farndon

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Everything in the universe is made of elements. This series looks at the most important chemical elements and explains where they can be found, how they were discovered, their special characteristics and reactions, and their importance in the body and in everyday life. Understanding how the elements behave is the key to understanding chemistry. The Elements provides a fascinating and fact-filled introduction to this important subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761408796
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing
Publication date: 09/28/1998
Series: The Elements
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

What is oxygen?4
Where oxygen is found6
How oxygen was discovered8
Special characteristics10
How oxygen reacts11
Oxygen and life19
The oxygen cycle24
How oxygen is used26
Periodic table28
Chemical reactions30

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