The Electric Pickle
50 Experiments from the Periodic Table, from Aluminum to Zinc
This indispensable handbook that gives you detailed instructions on how to perform 50 science experiments to explore the properties of the elements. You'll learn how to conjure up a genie from a bottle (Mn, Manganese), shoot flames from a cornstarch-powered torch (O, Oxygen), cook up ghastly green eggs (S, Sulfur), and much more. The Electric Pickle is also sprinkled with mind-bending scientific facts and entertaining sidebars about historic experiments and less common, often dangerous, elements.