Essential Elements: Atoms, Quarks, and the Periodic Table (Wooden Books)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Essential Elements: Atoms, Quarks, and the Periodic Table (Wooden Books)

3.73 of 5 stars 3.73  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  3 reviews
For anyone interested in the tiny building blocks of our universe, Matt Tweed-the illustrator of Useful Mathematical & Physical Formulae-offers a fascinating introduction to the complex and beautiful world of the elements. Tweed reveals the principal properties and interactions of substances familiar (carbon, oxygen, water) and unfamiliar (rare earth elements and sub
Hardcover, 58 pages
Published April 1st 2003 by Walker & Company
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 64)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Sam Peekeekoot
This was really, really fun to read. Useful stuff fills these pages, such as how many up and down quarks are in a proton versus a neutron.

Perfect for the shelves of scientists, sorcerers, alchemists, and the curious.
A lovely little book, although I suspect that it would be completely over my head if I didn't know much about science.
A nice little chemical overview for the layman.
Andrew marked it as to-read
Jul 04, 2014
Becca marked it as to-read
Jun 06, 2014
Eléna added it
Jun 15, 2014
Anna marked it as to-read
Apr 03, 2014
Rebecca Christner
Rebecca Christner marked it as to-read
Feb 18, 2014
Andrew Bartels
Andrew Bartels marked it as to-read
Dec 14, 2013
Asia marked it as to-read
Sep 04, 2013
Keir Garrett
Keir Garrett marked it as to-read
Jun 29, 2013
SeekerofHaq marked it as to-read
Apr 25, 2013
Trampas Jones
Trampas Jones marked it as to-read
Mar 27, 2013
Spectraz marked it as to-read
Mar 24, 2013
Marianna Monaco
Marianna Monaco marked it as to-read
Mar 05, 2013
NeonGladiators marked it as to-read
Mar 03, 2013
Alopekos marked it as to-read
Mar 03, 2013
Amelia Beauclerc
Amelia Beauclerc marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2013
Kenn added it
Feb 13, 2013
juliet/ marked it as to-read
Jan 18, 2013
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Matthew Tweed is a producer, mathematician, and illustrator.
More about Matt Tweed...
The Compact Cosmos (Wooden Books Gift Book) Ozmon and the Golden Carrot Wooden Books Collection #1 Sciencia: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy for All Useful Mathematical and Physical Formulae

Share This Book