Iron (Exploring the Elements) (Library Binding)
Iron is the most common metal found on earth. Not often found in its pure form, it is fashioned into things that are used every day. Iron forms part of the earth's core and is even added to breakfast cereal. From its early uses by the ancient Egyptians to modern times, this volume simplifies the complex facts of iron into an easy-to-understand story. Also explained is iron's place on the periodic table and how to locate it on the table.