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 elements behave, their individual characteristics and their importance in everyday life. In addition to informative "fact boxes, " each volume also contains "Did You Know" features which explore topics such as why carbon makes soft drinks fizz. A wonderfully balanced combination of color photographs, paintings and drawings enhance the text and assist in learning about each element.
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actinide elements alloy of copper aluminum bronze atomic number atoms of copper bell bond brass called copper carbon dioxide catalysts chalcopyrite CuFeS2 chemical reaction CHEMISTRY AND COMPOUNDS colored compounds Colossus of Rhodes copper alloys copper atom copper carbonate copper compounds copper deficiency Copper forms copper hydroxide Copper I Oxygen copper II copper ion copper is removed copper loses copper sulfate CuSO4 crystals Cu2+ ion Cu2S cupric oxide CuSO cyanide electrical wiring Electrorefining equation example heat Hemocyanin HISTORY OF COPPER hydrogen ions Hydrometallurgy isotopes lanthanide lanthanide elements mold molecule of oxygen molecules of copper molecules of sulfur Molten bronze neutrons nitric acid nonmetals nucleus number of atoms number of electrons number of protons orbital outer shell oxide CuO periodic table picture shows pipes plants positively charged protein pure copper resistance to corrosion rock shape smelt subshell substance sulfur dioxide sulfuric acid three molecules tiny particle transition metals