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It's elemental : the hidden chemistry in everything / Kate Biberdorf.

Biberdorf, Kate, (author.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780778389422
  • ISBN: 0778389421
  • ISBN: 9780778333074
  • ISBN: 0778333078
  • Physical Description: 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Park Row Books, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-296).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Part I: Not your high school chemistry. The little things matter: The atom -- All about the shape: Atoms in space -- Let's get physical: Solids, liquids, and gases -- Bonds are meant to be broken: Chemical reactions -- Part II: Chemistry here, there, and everywhere. The best part of waking up: Breakfast -- Feel the burn: Working out -- Be-YOU-tiful: Getting dressed -- Give me sunshine: At the beach -- Pie kid you not: In the kitchen -- Whistle while you work: Cleaning the house -- Happy hour is the best hour: At the bar -- Sunset & chill: In the bedroom.
Summary, etc.:
In this practical pop science book, a scientist dubbed "the Cooler Bill Nye" looks at how we experience chemistry every day. From the time we wake up until the time we go to sleep (and even while we sleep), chemistry is at work. Biberdorf is lighting the world on fire and changing the face of chemistry as we know it, and here she demystifies the fundamental principles that may have eluded you in high school. She shows how chemistry come alive in everything we do, from making bread dough rise to the energy boost you get from your cup of coffee.
Subject: Chemistry > Popular works.
Chemical reactions.
Science > Popular works.
SCIENCE / Applied Sciences.
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General.
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical.
Science.
Chemical reactions.
Chemistry.
Genre: Science / Chemistry - Physical & Theoretical.
Popular works.
Informational works.