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CONTENTS - Mercury is the only liquid metal - properties of metals 6-7 - Scientists can turn lead into gold - understanding the nucleus 8-9 - Six elements make up 99% of your body - essential elements 10-11 - Acid in your stomach can 'burn' rocks - acids and alkalis 12-13 - Flames are stored sunlight - light and heat energy 14-15 - Space stations are powered by batteries - storing fuel 16-17 - Cooking is a chemical reaction - everyday chemical reactions 18-19 - A cubic metre of air weighs over a kilogramme - atoms and the Mole 20-21 - When objects rust they get heavier - oxidation 22-23 - A cubic metre of sea water contains over 12 kg of metal - solubility 24-25 - A rubber molecule can stretch to over four times its normal length - atoms and polymers 26-27 - Animals can make cold light from chemicals - enzymes and reactions 28-29 Glossary, Biography & Key dates 30-31 Index 32
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Chemistry -- Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in science -- Juvenile literature.