How to Make A Universe With 92 Ingredients

How to Make A Universe With 92 Ingredients

An Electrifying Guide to the Elements

Book - 2013
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Explores the periodic table, by showing how they can be combined to create an entire universe.

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What do cars, stars, skyscrapers, and ice cream all have in common? They're all made from the same 92 ingredients...and so are we. And so is everything in the entire universe! How to Make a Universe with 92 Ingredients presents a unique and imaginative way for young readers to connect chemistry and science with their daily lives. By using dozens of familiar objects (trees, cell phones, the Sun), author Adrian Dingle has built a platform from which to teach kids the unfamiliar — that trees, cell phones, and the Sun are all made of a handful of chemical elements found on the periodic table. Full of easy experiments and "Did You Know?" information that's perfect for sharing with friends, How to Make a Universe with 92 Ingredients takes on the impossible and triumphs — it makes chemistry FUN!


Publisher: Toronto : Owlkids Books, 2013
ISBN: 9781771470087
1771470089
Branch Call Number: J 546 DIN
Characteristics: 96 p. ; 29 cm

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SPL_Childrens Sep 19, 2016

A review of this book can be found under "Summary".
This book review appeared in the Sept. 15 2016 edition of the "Stratford Gazette".

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SPL_Childrens Sep 19, 2016

How to Make a Universe with 92 Ingredients is definitely for you if you’ve ever wondered what hydrogen is, how a simple molecule like water sustains life on our planet, how to make a volcano that explodes, or why a skyscraper doesn’t collapse under its own weight.
What elements make up a lightbulb? How would you construct a simple rocket?
How would you make “elephant toothpaste”?
This fun, informative book provides straightforward answers and explanations to these and many other questions about the elements that make up our fascinating world, accompanied by graphics, hands-on activities and experiments.
Chemistry has never been so much fun!
** Recommended for ages 8 to 12 years.

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