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ERIC Number: EJ912333
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0269-2465
Earth, Air, Fire and Water in Our Elements
Lievesley, Tara
Primary Science Review, n96 p5-7 Jan-Feb 2007
The idea that everything is made of the four "elements", earth, air, fire and water, goes back to the ancient Greeks. In this article, the author talks about the origins of ideas about the elements. The author provides an account that attempts to summarise thousands of years of theoretical development of the elements in a thousand words or so.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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