Take a look at chemistry from the first fire to the chemicals we use in today's technology. Eyewitness books are favorites of kids everywhere for their amazing details, fascinating facts and wonderful images. A visual joy to share with kids and adults alike.
Scientific Explorer's Mind Blowing Science Kit for Young Scientists
by Scientific Explorer
ASIN: B000BURAP2 Ages: 4-8
A kit for exploring chemistry at home. All the tools and instructions needed to enjoy the fun of exploring chemistry. Volcanoes, ooze and more — safe and easy to do.
Other kits in this series include: Fizzy Foamy Science, Disgusting Science, My 1st Science Kit.
Fizz, Bubble – Flash!: Element Explorations – Atom Adventures for Hands-On Science Fun!
by Anita Brandolini, PhD Williamson Publishing Company, 2003
ISBN-10: 188559383X Ages: 9-12
A book for beginning chemists with easy to understand text and wonderful cartoon-like drawings to entertain and educate. Simple science that is explored in hands-on activities, science fair projects, and with a focus on historical discoveries. Helpful for the students and teachers who want to brush up on their chemistry skills.
The Basher Science: Periodic Table
by Adrian Dingle Kingfisher Publishing Company, 2007
ISBN-10: 0753460858 Ages: 9-12
A unique way to explore elements and the periodic table. An explanation of the elements in a cartoon-like format that profiles 64 of the earth's elements.
What Are Atoms?
by Lisa Trumbauer Children's Press, 2005
ISBN-10: 0516246658 Ages: 4-8
One of a series of Rookie Read-About Science books for early learners. A very primary look at atoms. Another book by Trumbauer titled What is Matter? could make a great companion book to the classroom library.
Matter: See It, Touch It, Taste It, Smell It
By Darlene R. Stille Picture Window Books, 2004
ISBN-10: 1404803440 Ages: 4-8
See why matter matters. Take a look at solids, liquids and gases and how they change the way we live and how they affect our world. Great for primary aged children to explain the science of matter.
Mistakes That Worked
By Charlotte Jones Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 1994
Ages 9-12 ISBN-10: 0385320434
This book investigates the many inventions of our lives that came to be by accident. Many have their roots in chemistry; some do not. But you will enjoy the chance to find out the secrets of how these things that we take for granted became part of our lives. Penicillin, popsicles, and Coca-Cola are just a few of the unplanned inventions that were often not realized until years later.