|The Wonder Book of Chemistry|
|by Jean Henri Fabre|
|Starting with a mixture of iron filings and sulphur, Uncle Paul awakens in his young nephews an eagerness to learn more about the properties of the elements. Through a series of carefully-devised experiments and conversations about the experiments, he leads the boys to an understanding of some of the basic principles of chemistry. Excellent as a follow-on to 'The Story Book of Science' and 'The Secret of Everyday Things' by the same author. Ages 11-15 |
About This Text
This text was prepared by Kelley, and Sharon, Barbara McBride, Linda, and Paulette, using
as copytext, The Wonder Book of Chemistry, by
Jean Henri Fabre, translated from the french by Florence
Constable Bicknell, and published by
The Century Company, New York, 1922.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
An assortment of black and white illustrations are included in this text.
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