Rare and Precious Metals
Uranium is a source of vast energy for our world. Learning how this metal is mined, milled, enriched, and finally put to use is essential to understanding both the appealing and controversial nature of uranium. Science terms such as fission, atom, and radiation are introduced to readers in an easy-to-understand way in this book. They'll also learn fascinating facts such as uranium's place as the heaviest element found in nature. Colorful photographs add further interest to an important science topic.