A Walking Tour of the Elements
Copyright, 2000, 4th Edition, 2006
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Welcome to Walking Tour of the Elements!
"Walking Tour of the Elements" is a CD
which has been developed for those who wish to visit vicariously the collection
of elements and minerals described in the Journal of Chemical Education,
Vol. 77, Number 8, August, 2000. This "Walking Tour" CD also includes additional
information and slides developed during our American Chemical Society Lecture
Tours. With over 400 slides, the "Walking Tour" is designed to be used as an
educational tool -- either in the present format (which can be presented as
a PowerPoint® slide show) or as a source of text and graphic project material
for teachers and students. "Walking Tour of the Elements" is available from
the following address for $25 postpaid (but see Special Offer , where
the CD is available for $5.00) (Tax included) on the Products page Press here.
Included on this CD are photographs of all elements through uranium (element 92) in the collection of the elements of the authors, and the minerals of their respective discoveries (from the original site when known), discussed in the author's "A Living Periodic Table," Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 77, Number 8, August, 2000. Also included in this "Walking Tour" is discussion of all known elements, through 116. (Photographs of elements beyond uranium are not available, because public exhibition of these elements is prohibited).
In addition to photographs of the elements and the minerals of their discoveries, special topics are presented in "Walking Tour of the Elements" and include:
Properties of elements and associated minerals
Spectroscopy and colors
Special treatment of rare earths
Transuranium elements and the Isle of Stability
The latest discoveries of the artificial elements
History of the Periodic Table
Scientists' biographies and several other topics.
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