This lively book will teach readers about the chemical compounds that make up all kinds of objects, giving them a new understanding of the world around them. Colorful illustrations encourage interest in this vital basic science, giving readers knowledge of the periodic table and the importance of chemical compounds in their lives. Topics include
• the periodic table of the elements
• how elements are classified
• how elements combine to form chemical compounds
• the types of forces that hold chemical compounds together.
Teacher’s guide available.