The Hidden Chemistry in Everything
Published: July 2021
In this fresh and engaging guide to chemistry, Dr. Kate Biberdorf, aka "Kate the Chemist," reveals the fascinating science we experience every day Have you ever wondered what makes dough rise? Or how your morning coffee gives you that energy boost? Or why your shampoo is making your hair look greasy? The answer is chemistry. From the moment we wake up until the time we go to sleep (and even while we sleep), chemistry is at work—and it doesn't take a PhD in science to understand it.
Praise for It's Elemental:
“Readers will come away with an appreciation of how crucial—and how cool—chemistry actually is.” - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“With a wittiness that most science-explainers lack, It’s Elemental should be a welcome respite for those seeking knowledge.” - Booklist