The Element in the Room
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 bottled 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 own home!
Join the great scientific sleuth, Sherlock Ohms, as he investigates the elements in this funny and fascinating guide! Mike Barfield's book is bursting with facts, atomic comics show you the savvy scientists who discovered these elements, and easy DIY science experiments dot the pages to help you learn more!