The following books and websites contain additional information, activities, and enrichment options. The books may be available through publishers, distributors such as bookstores or online retailers, or library systems.

For Students

The Periodic Table
Salvatore Tocci, Children's Press, 2005
John Farndon, Benchmark, 2003
Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Darlene R. Stille, Child's World, 2004
Elements and Compounds
Chris Oxlade, Heinemann, 2002
Chemical Reactions
Carol Baldwin, Heinemann, 2004

For Teachers

Janice VanCleave's Chemistry for Every Kid:
101 Easy Experiments That Really Work
Janice VanCleave, Wiley, 1989


A Periodic Table of the Elements at Los Alamos National Laboratory

For additional websites, see the Best of the Net feature at and sites recommended by the National Science Teachers Association at