Everything you need to understand or teach The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean.
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean is a historical science book. The book explores the nature of the universe and our human place within it, through the lens of the periodic table of the elements. Kean writes about the history of how various elements were discovered, and how people developed the periodic table of elements. Kean also writes about how our understanding of these elements helps us to understand the physics of the universe and the nature of life on Earth. The Disappearing Spoon explores themes of the history, scientific exploration scientific methods, and the nature of the universe.