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Product Description

Chemistry. It’s the most horrible part of science. The part that’s most likely to make you say “UGH.” Chemistry can cause chaos in your brain. Even your teacher knows it! But let’s forget the fiendish formulas for now, and take a look at the nasty bits you REALLY want to know about – the nasty bubbling green mixtures, the vile and poisonous potions, the horrible smells, bangs and blasts. Discover:

  • how the first chemists – “alchemists” – really searched for the Philosopher’s Stone
  • what suspect substances lurk in your school dinner
  • the sickening stench of the world’s worst stink bomb
  • which cruel chemical gases killed soldiers in the war
  • how rotten reactions can blow you away
  • which awful acids will eat you alive

Flash a formula. Wave a test-tube. Potions bubble. Things go bang! It’s not magic. You’re not at Hogwarts. You’ve just read Chemical Chaos!

Product Details

Series

Horrible Science

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780439944502

Publisher

Scholastic

Date published

February 4th, 2008

Other details
  • 176 pages
Condition

New

UK edition

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Author/Illustrator

Nick Arnold

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Tony De Saulles

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  1. Pearl 113298

    ellie-melay27
    on 6 March 2013

    soooo funny i love this book and all it’s series! it’s a really fun way to learn about chemicals. you don’t even have to like art, science or be good at either one of them to like this series. hope you like this book and i recommend all the other books in the series too!

  2. Croc 113527

    ashdino123
    on 11 December 2012

    Chemicals are cool and atoms make me learn more. i cant wait to finish a diffient horrible science.

    5out of 5