Exploring the Elements: Gold, 1st Edition

  • Anita Louise McCormick
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1978504225
  • ISBN-13: 9781978504226
  • DDC: 546
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Since ancient times, people the world over have valued gold above most metals. For at least 5,000 years, gold has been used to make jewelry, coins, art objects, and other valuable items. Today, gold also has many industrial applications, from computers to medicine. In this book, students will learn about the elemental properties of gold, how gold is mined and processed, and how, through the centuries, the quest for gold has led to war.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Understanding the Atom.
2: The Periodic Table—a Map of the Elements.
3: Understanding the Properties of Gold.
4: Discoveries and Uses of Gold.
5: Useful and Versatile.
Further Reading.