The Element In The Room - Mike Barfield


Did you know that without the ‘lead’ in your pencil, there would be no life on Earth? Or that the deadly ingredient used to make the most dangerous weapon in history can also be found in your bottled water? This ace book investigates the atomic ingredients that make up your home and makes scientific learning super-fun. 

Just about everything in the universe is made from only 92 elements – and many of them are 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 Atomic Comics show the scientists who discovered the elements, plus there are easy (and explosive) experiments to try.