Mystery of the Periodic Table

The first part of wiker's witty and solidly instructive presentation is most suitable to middle school age, while the later chapters are designed for ages 12-13 and up, with a final chapter somewhat more advanced. He introduces the young reader to people like von helmont, Stahl, Boyle, Lavoisier, Cavendish, Priestly, all incredibly diverse in personality and approach, and many others, who have laid the groundwork for a search that is still unfolding to this day.

Leads the reader on a delightful and absorbing journey through the ages, on the trail of the elements of the Periodic Table as we know them today. Illustrated by Jeanne Bendick and Ted Schluenderfritz.

It Couldn't Just Happen: Knowing the Truth About God's Awesome Creation

Did earth begin with a æbig bangÆ cosmic explosion?ö ôdoes science contradict the bible?ö ôWhat happened to dinosaurs?ö ôIs there life on other planets?ö ôDid we evolve from apes?ö ôWhat makes my body work on its own?ö Kids are daily exposed to the theory of evolution by the media and public schools.

This four-color, gold medallion book Award winner is a perfect tool that offers solid, biblical answers to some of the tough questions kids ask about evolution and our world. ItÆs up to us as parents and Christian leaders to make sure our children know the truth about the creation of the world. ItÆs not safe to assume that your kids will reject that theory.

With thousands of evidences to prove he created and sustains the universe, It CouldnÆt Just Happen will fascinate kids with fun activities and examples of GodÆs marvelous works.

Dr. Joe & What You Didn't Know: 177 Fascinating Questions & Answers about the Chemistry of Everyday Life

Joe schwarcz tackles range from Beethoven’s connection to plumbing to why rotten eggs smell like rotten eggs. Completely captivating. New brunswick Reader. Joe & what you didn’t know acts as both the source and satiation of scientific curiosity through a series of 177 chemistry-related questions and answers designed to both inform and entertain.

The mythbuster and bestselling popular science author of A Grain of Salt tackles questions that show the scientific underpinnings of our culture. From the esoteric to the everyday, the topics Dr. How did a sheep, a duck, and a rooster usher in the age of air travel? What does Miss Piggy have to do with the World Cup? And is there really any danger in eating green potatoes? The answers to these whimsical questions and more are revealed in this collection in an accessible scientific fashion.

Joe can turn the world’s most fascinating questions into a compelling journey through the great scientific mysteries of everyday life. Paul lewis, former president and general manager, Discovery Channel   “A book with an incredibly high ‘Did you know that.  .  . Quotient .  .  .

Archimedes and the Door of Science

The author, through text and pictures, introduces Archimedes- the ancient Greek mathematician who enriched mathematics and all branches of science. In a biography full of lively incidents, Bendick discusses the mathematician, discoveries, inventor, and great pioneer of modern scientific method including his work, and the knowledge later based upon it.


The Story of David Livingstone Illustrated

A beautiful introduction to the story of Dr. David livingstone, a great opponent of the African slave trade and noted explorer. One of the foremost missionaries intensely focused on achieving substantial and lasting change in freeing human beings from the cruelty of other human beings.

The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

Also included are fascinating stories of the elements, density, including atomic number, as well as data on the properties of each, atomic symbol, as well as scales for electron filling order, atomic weight, state of matter, atomic radius, and an atomic emission spectrum. This of solid science and stunning artistic photographs is the perfect gift book for every sentient creature in the universe.

With more than 1 million copies sold worldwide, The Elements is the most entertaining, comprehensive, and visually arresting book on all 118 elements in the periodic table. Based on seven years of research and photography by Theodore Gray and Nick Mann, The Elements presents the most complete and visually arresting representation available to the naked eye of every atom in the universe.

. Several additional photographs show each element in slightly altered forms or as used in various practical ways. Organized sequentially by atomic number, every element is represented by a big beautiful photograph that most closely represents it in its purest form.

The Story of Mankind

Beautiful and detailed, van loon’s epic work has withstood the test of time with its lively illustrations and warm and accessible prose, making these famous figures and grand world events relatable and interesting to children of all ages. A remarkable, accurate, and enduring work, “The Story of Mankind” is a masterpiece of children’s literature and continues to engage and inspire young readers to this day.

This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper. Originally written for his children, a Dutch-American journalist and historian, Hendrik van Loon, both wrote and illustrated this classic for children to learn about world history in an entertaining way. From the very beginning of mankind, the rise of world religions, to the formation of nation-states and modern politics, the development of writing and art, van Loon emphasizes the people and events central to the monumental changes and achievements of human history.

First published in 1921 and awarded the first ever newbery medal of 1922 for its contribution to children’s literature, “The Story of Mankind” follows the history of western civilization from prehistoric times to the early 20th century.

Culinary Reactions: The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking

Following or modifying recipes is shown to be an experiment with acids and bases, emulsions and suspensions, gels and foams. Also included in this fun, fact-filled companion are answers to various culinary curiosities, butter, sugar, yeast, such as How does altering the ratio of flour, salt, and water affect how high bread rises? and Why is whipped cream made with nitrous oxide rather than the more common carbon dioxide? .

This easy-to-follow primer includes recipes that demonstrate the scientific concepts, such as Whipped Creamsicle Topping a foam, Cherry Dream Cheese a protein gel, and Lemonade with Chameleon Eggs an acid indicator. Exploring the scientific principles behind everyday recipes, this informative blend of lab book and cookbook reveals that cooks are actually chemists.


The Story of the Romans Illustrated

The classic helene guerber work introduces the majesty of the Roman civilization through story, from the legendary founding of the city to its' equally legendary fall. The story of the romans is loaded with vivid illustrations that balance a rich, educational, narrative experience.

Galileo and the Magic Numbers

And it was through this quest for truth that he was able to establish a structure for modern science. Sixteenth century italy produced a genius who marked the world with his studies and hypotheses about mathematical, physical and astronomical truths. This is not the easy path in life but it is the most rewarding.

Galileo challenged divine law and the physics of Aristotle, and questioned everything in search of truths. Truth appears only when the answers to questions are searched out by a free mind. His father, musician vincenzio Galilei said, “Truth is not found behind a man’s reputation.

The Iliad for Boys and Girls Yesterday's Classics

Suitable for ages 8 and up. Vigorous retelling of homer's iliad, relating the incidents of the great siege of Troy, from the quarrel of the chiefs to the ransoming of Hector's body.