The Photographic Card Deck of the Elements

Author: Theodore Gray
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 9781603761987
Release Date: 2010-10-27
Genre: Science

A companion to the bestselling book The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe, this beautiful photographic card deck features all 118 elements in the periodic table. One element per card appears as a full-size image on the front and fascinating information about the element on the back. The Photographic Card Deck of The Elements is the most detailed, lush, and beautiful set of cards ever produced on the subject of the periodic table. With 126, 5"X5" cards in all, it includes one card for every one of the 118 elements, plus additional cards that explain the arrangement of the periodic table, present the elements sorted by various properties, and suggest activities and uses for the cards. The front side of each card shows a full-size, photographic image of the element, while the back gives scientific information including atomic weight, density, melting and boiling point, valence, and the percent of the element found in the universe, in the Earth's crust, in oceans, and in humans. Graphics show melting/boiling points, density, electron configuration, and atomic radius. A fascinating fact about the element, as well as the date of its discovery, is also included. The cards are perfect for students but also make an excellent gift for a scientist or anyone who enjoys the beauty and diversity of the natural world.

Elements

Author: Theodore Gray
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 9781603764056
Release Date: 2012-04-03
Genre: Science

The Elements has become an international sensation, with over one million copies in-print worldwide. The highly-anticipated paperback edition of The Elements is finally available. An eye-opening, original collection of gorgeous, never-before-seen photographic representations of the 118 elements in the periodic table. The elements are what we, and everything around us, are made of. But how many elements has anyone actually seen in pure, uncombined form? The Elements provides this rare opportunity. Based on seven years of research and photography, the pictures in this book make up the most complete, and visually arresting, representation available to the naked eye of every atom in the universe. Organized in order of appearance on the periodic table, each element is represented by a spread that includes a stunning, full-page, full-color photograph that most closely represents it in its purest form. For example, at -183°C, oxygen turns from a colorless gas to a beautiful pale blue liquid. Also included are fascinating facts, figures, and stories of the elements as well as data on the properties of each, including atomic weight, density, melting and boiling point, valence, electronegativity, and the year and location in which it was discovered. Several additional photographs show each element in slightly altered forms or as used in various practical ways. The element's position on the periodic table is pinpointed on a mini rendering of the table and an illustrated scale of the element's boiling and/or melting points appears on each page along with a density scale that runs along the bottom. Packed with interesting information, this combination of solid science and stunning artistic photographs is the perfect gift book for every sentient creature in the universe. Includes a tear-out poster of Theodore Gray's iconic Photographic Periodic Table!

The Photographic Card Deck of the Solar System

Author: Chown Marcus
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 9781579129231
Release Date: 2012-11
Genre: Science

A companion to Solar System: A Visual Exploration of the Planets, Moons, and Other Heavenly Bodies that Orbit Our Sun, this beautiful photographic card deck features 100 different items from our solar system, from planets and moons, to asteroids, solar wind, and famous astronomersÊÐ one on each card Ð with a full-size image on the front and fascinating information on the back. The Photographic Card Deck of the Solar System is the most beautiful and detailed set of cards ever produced on the subject. The deck includes 156 5" x 5" cards, each covering a single topic, such as an individual planet or moon, asteroids, comets, gravity, the movement of the planets, solar wind, dwarf planets, dark matter, and the possibility of life elsewhere, and more. The front side of each card features a full-size photograph while the back includes explanatory text and key scientific data illustrating the most important and interesting aspects of each topic. The cards are perfect for students, but they also make an excellent gift for scientists and adults who are fascinated by the beauty and complexity of space.

Molecules

Author: Theodore Gray
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 9780316392839
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Genre: Science

In his highly anticipated sequel to The Elements, Theodore Gray demonstrates how the elements of the periodic table combine to form the molecules that make up our world. Everything physical is made up of the elements and the infinite variety of molecules they form when they combine with each other. In Molecules, Theodore Gray takes the next step in the grand story that began with the periodic table in his best-selling book, The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe. Here, he explores through fascinating stories and trademark stunning photography the most interesting, essential, useful, and beautiful of the millions of chemical structures that make up every material in the world. Gray begins with an explanation of how atoms bond to form molecules and compounds, as well as the difference between organic and inorganic chemistry. He then goes on to explore the vast array of materials molecules can create, including: soaps and solvents; goops and oils; rocks and ores; ropes and fibers; painkillers and dangerous drugs; sweeteners; perfumes and stink bombs; colors and pigments; and controversial compounds including asbestos, CFCs, and thimerosal. Theodore Gray is the author of The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe; Theo Gray's Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do At Home, But Probably Shouldn't; Mad Science 2: Experiments You Can Do At Home, But Still Probably Shouldn't; and Popular Science magazine's "Gray Matter" column. With his company Touch Press, Gray is the developer of best-selling iPad and iPhone apps, including The Elements, Solar System, Disney Animated, The Orchestra, The Waste Land, and Skulls by Simon Winchester. He lives in Urbana, Illinois. Nick Mann is the photographer of The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe. Aside from having photographed more elements and compounds than probably anyone in the world, he is an accomplished landscape, sports, and event photographer. He lives in Urbana, Illinois.

Theodore Gray s Elements Vault

Author: Theodore Gray
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
ISBN: 1579128807
Release Date: 2011-11
Genre: Science

Presents facts, figures, and stories about the elements of the periodic table along with a variety of replicas of archival documents, vintage postcards, and advertisements in pockets.

Memorize the Periodic Table

Author: Kyle Buchanan
Publisher: Memory Worldwide Pty Limited
ISBN: 0987564625
Release Date: 2013-07
Genre: Chemical elements

Memorize the Periodic Table: The Fast and Easy Way to Memorize Chemical Elements If you have a chemistry exam tomorrow, thank goodness you're here. This book will help you memorize the entire periodic table in the fastest and easiest way possible. Would you like to remember the name of every single chemical element? And know their atomic numbers too? If you've ever watched someone memorize a deck of playing cards in minutes, and dreamed about what you could do with a memory like that - your dreams are about to come true. The 'secret' to memorizing is visualization and association. This book will tell you exactly what to visualize so you can memorize every element in the periodic table. This is not a 'How to...' guide that teaches you a method. We've done all the work for you. This book takes the techniques used by memory experts - like Tony Buzan, Harry Lorayne, or even techniques you may have read about in "Moonwalking with Einstein" - and describes mental images and stories to help you memorize the periodic table. 'Memorize the Periodic Table' takes advantage of the astonishing memory you already have. It's amazing more people don't use this easy technique and still persist with repetition to memorize the periodic table. They must have plenty of time to burn. After reading this book, you will: - Be able to recite the names of all the chemical elements in order - Know the atomic numbers for each element - Be astonished at your own memory - Have a lot of leftover study time The authors describe precisely what mental pictures you should visualize to remember each chemical element, and link it in your mind with the next element. If you've always hated repetition and rote learning, you are going to love this book. This quick and easy read will have you memorizing the names of chemical elements straight away, and you'll be filled with excitement as you realize how simple memorizing the periodic table can actually be. Buy this book now and recite the periodic table tomorrow.

Elements and the Periodic Table Grades 5 12

Author: Theodore S. Abbgy
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 9781622230082
Release Date: 2013-01-02
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Aligned to Common Core State Standards, Elements and the Periodic Table present the basics of the Periodic Table in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-master way! It contains fun activities, transparency masters, quizzes, tests, rubrics, grading sheets, and more. From basic elements to table organization, Elements and the Periodic Table is the essential handbook for middle-school science!

Elements and the Periodic Table Grades 5 8

Author: Theodore S. Abbgy
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 9781622234356
Release Date: 2013-01-02
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Aligned to Common Core State Standards, Elements and the Periodic Table present the basics of the Periodic Table in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-master way! It contains fun activities, transparency masters, quizzes, tests, rubrics, grading sheets, and more. From basic elements to table organization, Elements and the Periodic Table is the essential handbook for middle-school science!

An Introduction to the Periodic Table of Elements Chemistry Textbook Grade 8 Children s Chemistry Books

Author: Baby Professor
Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN: 9781541909281
Release Date: 2017-02-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Do you know what the Periodic Table of Elements is? If you don't, then you're in luck because we will give you a quick but very critical overview! This educational reference will make a great addition to your child’s study collection. It can also be used as reviewer, depending on what your child needs. Go ahead and grab a copy today!

Theodore Gray s Completely Mad Science

Author: Theodore Gray
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 9780316395090
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Genre: Science

The ultimate Theodore Gray collection, Theodore Gray's Completely Mad Science collects every one of Gray's dramatic, visually spectacular, and enlightening scientific experiments into one complete volume. Bestselling author Theodore Gray has spent more than a decade dreaming up, executing, photographing, and writing about extreme scientific experiments, which he then published between 2009 and 2014 in his monthly Popular Science column "Gray Matter." Previously published in book form by Black Dog in two separate volumes (Mad Science and Mad Science 2), these experiments, plus an additional 5, are available now in one complete book.Completely Mad Science is 432 pages of dazzling chemical demonstrations, illustrated in spectacular full-color photographs. Experiments include: Casting a model fish out of mercury (demonstrating how this element behaves very differently depending upon temperature); the famous Flaming Bacon Lance that can cut through steel (demonstrating the amount of energy contained in fatty foods like bacon); creating nylon thread out of pure liquid by combining molecules of hexamethylenediamine and sebacoyl chloride; making homemade ice cream using a fire extinguisher and a pillow case; powering your iPhone using 150 pennies and an apple, and many, many more. Theodore Gray is the author of The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe; Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything; Theo Gray's Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Home, But Probably Shouldn't; and Mad Science 2: Experiments You Can Do at Home, but Still Probably Shouldn't. He lives in Urbana, Illinois.

The Basics of the Periodic Table

Author: Leon Gray
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781477727263
Release Date: 2013-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Provides basic information on the periodic table. Includes biographical information on Dmitri Mendeleev, color photographs and diagrams, sidebars, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Basics of Metals and Metalloids

Author: Krista West
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781477727133
Release Date: 2013-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This is an in-depth, information-rich, curriculum-centered examination of and introduction to the 90 elements that are classified as metals and metalloids. A lively discussion of their properties, atomic structure, and behavior when interacting with other elements makes up the core of the text, with repeated reference to the Periodic Table. Included in the discussion are alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, Group 3 metals, tin and lead, transition metals, and metalloids (having properties of both metals and nonmetals), and the rich history behind their discovery, classification, and practical uses. This text strongly supports Common Core Standards for the reading of scientific and technical texts and accounts, and furnishes ample opportunities to summarize, cite evidence, and analyze connections between ideas, individuals, and events.

Elements of Periodic Table Flash Cards

Author: apurva chitte
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1539447723
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre:

Statistics has shown that a minimum of ~25% questions asked in competitive exams are based on knowledge of elements. While cracking competitive exam remains as the main focus, knowing elements also helps in other as important entrance exams. Let me tell you that these marks can be a piece of cake if you know your elements well. More marks obviously is better ranking. It also helps you in graduation as well as post-graduation and getting a doctorate.

The Art of Game Design

Author: Jesse Schell
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498759564
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Computers

Good game design happens when you view your game from as many perspectives as possible. Written by one of the world's top game designers, The Art of Game Design presents 100+ sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design, encompassing diverse fields such as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, puzzle design, and anthropology. This Second Edition of a Game Developer Front Line Award winner: Describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design Demonstrates how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also work in top-quality video games Contains valuable insight from Jesse Schell, the former chair of the International Game Developers Association and award-winning designer of Disney online games The Art of Game Design, Second Edition gives readers useful perspectives on how to make better game designs faster. It provides practical instruction on creating world-class games that will be played again and again.

F for Effort

Author: Richard Benson
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452138589
Release Date: 2014-01-21
Genre: Humor

From the author of the national bestseller F in Exams comes a brand new compendium of hilarious and inventive wrong test answers and homework hiccups. Featuring gems from elementary school ("two halves make a whale"), middle grades (Q: What does "germinate" mean? A: To become a German citizen), and high school (Q: Fossil fuels are usually associated with which major type of rock? A: Classic rock), these 250 examples of creative invention are sure to charm anyone who has had to bluff or blunder their way through a test.