Multcolib Homework Center Picks: The Periodic Table
Annotation:"The Periodic Table is one of man's crowning scientific achievements. But it's also a treasure trove of stories of passion, adventure, betrayal, and obsession. The infectious tales and astounding details in THE DISAPPEARING SPOON follow carbon, neon, silicon, and gold as they play out their parts in human." (From publisher.)
Annotation:This book may be short, but it includes lots of valuable information. A modern take on the periodic table, it includes sections on applications for physics.
Annotation:Jackson charts the history of the periodic table against the wider history of cultural and intellectual development. Includes a handy timeline about landmarks in the development of the Periodic Table and over 300 useful illustrations.
Annotation:This book, aimed at students in 4th-8th grade, will give you great ideas for science projects about the elements and other chemistry topics. Learn about the periodic table hands-on!
Annotation:Aimed at middle and high-schoolers, this book, will give you an understanding of how scientists learned about atoms and discovered the major elements.
Annotation:Part of the "Breakthroughs in Science and Technology" series, this eBook will tell you the fascinating stories of the many whose work led to the creation of the Periodic Table.
Annotation:Want some cartoon pictures to help you keep the elements straight? Then this is the book for you! Helpful for middle-schoolers or anyone who wants a fun introduction to this topic.
A Shared List by multcolib_homeworkcenter
Member of Multnomah County LibrarySend multcolib_homeworkcenter a Message Follow Ignore Report This List
Learning about the Periodic Table of the Elements? Check out these books to help you understand it's history, organization and uses. These resources are at a variety of levels, from those useful to middle-school students to those published for adults. All of them serve to offer an introduction to the topic for those without a lot of background knowledge.