The Element in the Room

Investigating the Atomic Ingredients that Make Up Your Home

Recommended by Sheila Rowan, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #71 in Science For Kids

Did you know that without the "lead" in your pencil, there would be no life on Earth? Just about everything in the universe is made from only 92 elements – and from aluminum to zinc, many of them are hiding in your very own home!

This funny and fascinating guide is bursting with brilliant facts about the atomic ingredients that make up everything around us. Join scientific sleuth Sherlock Ohms as he investigates the elements, and help his enquiries with explosive experiments.

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Sheila Rowan This book tells a story about another thing that’s key in our world—the elements that make up matter and what their properties are—and presents them very well. (Source)

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