|aThe periodic table :|belements with style! /|ccreated by Basher ; written by Adrian Dingle
|aNew York :|bKingfisher :|bDistributed in the U.S. by Macmillan,|c, c2007
|a128 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c19 cm. +|e1 poster
|aAuthors from cover
|aOriginally published : Boston : Kingfisher, 2007
|aHydrogen -- The alkali metals -- The alkaline earth metals -- The transition elements -- The boron elements -- The carbon elements -- The nitrogen elements -- The oxygen elements -- The halogen elements -- The noble gases -- The lanthanides and actinides -- The transactinides
|aWeb-style "homepages" introduce to budding chemists each of the chemical elements from the periodic table, complete with witty and informative profiles written by the elements themselves
The Periodic Table introduces budding chemists to the world of the elements as it's never been seen before. Designed to resemble popular networking Web sites, the pages of this book feature "homepages" for each of the chemical elements -- complete with witty and informative profiles written by the elements themselves, plus a personally chosen picture.
High school chemistry teacher Adrian Dingle is the creator of the award-winning chemistry Web site: adriandingleschemistrypages.com. His site has been recommended by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse, the BBC, the National Science Teachers Association, and Cornell Theory Center --among many others. Born in England, he has taught in both the United States and United Kingdom and now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he teaches at The Westminster Schools. He holds a B.S. and a postgraduate certificate in education from the University of Exeter. Artist and designer Simon Basher has fun playing in the world of contemporary character design. Inspired by a love of simple line work and a rich color palette, his characters fill the gap between edgy manga and the cuteness of Hello Kitty. He lives in England.