Iodine

by Lew, Kristi.

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile Oversize j q 546.734 LEW
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Oversize
 
Call Number  j q 546.734 LEW
 
 
Summary
Iodine (I) is used to seed clouds, detect and treat cancer, prevent infections, and protect people from radiation in the even of a nuclear accident. Most of the iodine found in nature is in seaweed. Pure iodine can also be obtained from natural brines. This book delves into the properties of the group 17 elements, also called the halogens, and the subatomic makeup of iodine. Readers discover the role of valence electrons, and the use of iodine in biology labs and in identifying types of bacteria. Iodine compounds are examined and their many uses explained. The book also includes a discussion of iodine deficiency around the world.
Contents
Iodine in history
Inside iodine
Iodine in science and medicine
Iodine in compounds
Iodine in the human body
The periodic table of elements.

Additional Information
Series Understanding the elements of the periodic table.
Subjects Iodine -- Juvenile literature.
Periodic law -- Tables -- Juvenile literature.
Chemical elements -- Juvenile literature.
Iodine.
Chemical elements.
Periodic law -- Tables.
Publisher New York :Rosen Central,2009
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-46) and index.
ISBN 9781435850712 (library binding)
1435850718 (library binding)
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