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The Resource The element in the room : investigating the atomic ingredients that make up your home, Mike Barfield ; illustrated by Lauren Humphrey

The element in the room : investigating the atomic ingredients that make up your home, Mike Barfield ; illustrated by Lauren Humphrey

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The element in the room : investigating the atomic ingredients that make up your home
Title
The element in the room
Title remainder
investigating the atomic ingredients that make up your home
Statement of responsibility
Mike Barfield ; illustrated by Lauren Humphrey
Title variation
Investigating the atomic ingredients that make up your home
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Did you know that without the "lead" in your pencil, there would be no life on Earth? Or that the deadly ingredient used to make the most dangerous weapon in history can also be found in your bottle water? Just about everything in the universe is made up of only 92 elements. And from aluminum to zinc, many of these atomic ingredients can be found in your very own home. Join the great scientific sleuth Sherlock Ohms as he investigates the elements in this funny and fascinating guide! Bursting with brilliant facts about the ingredients that make up everything around us. Atomic comics show you the savvy scientists who discovered the element. Explosive (and easy) scientific experiments!
Summary
A humorous overview of the periodic table presents facts about the chemical elements, from aluminum to zinc, with simple experiments for hands-on learning
Writing style
Illustration
Awards note
Shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Awards 2019.
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10753834
Cataloging source
YDX
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Barfield, Mike
Dewey number
546.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
9 - 11 years
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Humphrey, Lauren
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Periodic table of the elements
  • Periodic law
  • Chemical elements
Target audience
juvenile
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investigating the atomic ingredients that make up your home
Label
The element in the room : investigating the atomic ingredients that make up your home, Mike Barfield ; illustrated by Lauren Humphrey
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000064302880
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
63 pages
Isbn
9781786271778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1019628205
Label
The element in the room : investigating the atomic ingredients that make up your home, Mike Barfield ; illustrated by Lauren Humphrey
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000064302880
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
63 pages
Isbn
9781786271778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1019628205

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