Every single thing and person consists of elements, and this informative series will help young readers understand just how important the elements are and what role they play in the science of chemistry. Enhanced by easy-to-follow diagrams and full color illustrations, the text explains how the elements behave, their individual characteristics, and their importance in everyday life.
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