Dmitri’s neighborhood is a book on the basics of chemistry written in a low-stress way to learn chemistry concepts. Written by Marti Trudeau, an author local to Spectrum Scientific’s store.
Working with the concept of the periodic table (developed by Dmitri Mendeleyev – hence ‘Dmitri’s neighborhood) the book walks easily and amusingly through the basic elements and covers topics such as chemical formulas, atoms, electrons, and much more. Concepts are covered in an easy to equate style so that students can learn easily – the world of chemistry is presented in a manner as if you were walking around a neighborhood and meeting the neighbors (elements). Over 150 pages along with appendices covering the details about the elements. This is book is a great way for junior or senior high school students to learn about chemistry.