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Author Beatty, Richard.
Title Sulfur / Richard Beatty.
Pub Info New York : Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish, ©2001.
book jacket
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Descript 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The elements
Elements (Benchmark Books)
Note Includes index.
Contents What is sulfur? -- Early history -- Obtaining sulfur -- Chemistry and compounds -- Sulfuric acid -- From fossil fuels to rubber tires -- Sulfur and warfare -- Biology and medicine -- Periodic table -- Chemical reactions -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Explores the history of the element sulfur and explains its chemistry, its reactions with other substances, its uses, and its importance in our lives. Introduces this nonmetallic element, its characteristics, various compounds, & uses in everyday life, with color photos, easy-to-follow diagrams, fact boxes, & a clear text. Every single thing and person consists of elements, and this informative series will help young readers understand just how important the elements are and what role they play in the science of chemistry. Enhanced by easy-to-follow diagrams and full-color illustrations, the text explains how elements behave, their individual characteristics and their importance in everyday life. In addition to informative "fact boxes, " each volume also contains "Did You Know" features which explore topics such as why carbon makes soft drinks fizz. A wonderfully balanced combination of color photographs, paintings and drawings enhance the text and assist in learning about each element.
Note Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 8.8 1.
Subject Sulfur -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0761409483 (lib. bdg.)
9780761409489 (lib. bdg.)
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