The How It Works Book Of The Elements covers all known elements on the planet in the order in which they appear in the periodic table. From lanthanoids to actinoids, alkali metals to transition metals, halogens to noble gases – you can find all you need to know about the universe’s building blocks right here. Featuring:
An introduction to the elements - Electrons. atoms, compounds and much more explained
Elements – a history - Key discoveries and people from the past 400 years
All elements covered - All 118 discovered elements appear.
Element information - Atomic numbers, oxidation states, electron configurations and more for each element.