The world is full of mixtures and compounds, from the sea and the air to plastics and fuel. This book gives a clear introduction to this branch of chemistry, including key chemical concepts such as bonding and pHvalues. Clear explanations of hundreds of scientific terms and detailed illustrations make this a useful and visually stunning book.
- Discover the amazing science behind familiar substances, such as plastics and paints
- Find out about the very latest kinds of compounds, such as ultra-strong fibres used to make spacesuits
- Contains activities, experiments, facts and figures, a comprehensive index, glossary of useful terms and "test yourself" revision questions
- Readers can build on their knowledge by accessing over 100 useful and relevant web sites
'The Usborne Internet-Linked Library Of Science' series builds into a fascinating library of reference material, covering every aspect of science and beyond. When used in conjunction with the website, the reader has direct access to all featured web addresses, as well as a huge selection of free downloadable pictures for homework and projects.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 02 / 2002
- 216 x 276mm