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Metals and Metalloids
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Monica Halka, Ph.D., and Brian Nordstrom, Ed.D.
  • From the Series: Periodic Table of the Elements
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  • ISBN-10: 1438133596
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3359-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $42.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 10/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 546
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 192

Summary

While scientists categorize the chemical elements as metals, nonmetals, and metalloids largely based on the elements' abilities to conduct electricity at normal temperatures and pressures, there are other distinctions that are taken into account when classifying the elements of the periodic table. The post-transition metals, for example, are metals, but have such special properties that they are given their own classification. The same is true for the metalloids

Metals and Metalloids presents the current scientific understanding of the physics, chemistry, geology, and biology of these two families of elements, including the post-transition metals and metalloids. Examining how these elements are synthesized in the universe, when and how they were discovered, and where they are found on Earth, this new, full-color resource clearly details how metals and metalloids are used by humans, as well as the resulting benefits and challenges to society, health, and the environment. Metals and Metalloids provides readers with an up-to-date understanding regarding each of the post-transition metals and metalloids and where they may lead us.

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