Periodic Table of the Elements. If you like a challenge, this is for you! This cornerstone of the academic discipline of chemistry has found wide application in physics, biology, engineering and industry. The dark background makes it a bit hard on older eyes. It was challenging for sure, a lot of black, but enough details, like numbers and letters, to get it together. Strong high - quality pieces that won't break. We're looking forward to doing it again someday when we have kids. It was a lot of fun, but for puzzles, precision counts and this missed the mark.
Thank you for submitting your user survey! Maybe we just received a lemon, but we are quite disappointed. Five dollar puzzles from any local craft store are manufactured better. I chose the Elements Series of 4 puzzles titled Water, Air, Fire and Earth as part of my selection of annual reviews for. I am off working way cooler puzzles and really learned my lesson on buying puzzles for educational purposes, i wouldn't have even enjoyed this in a school setting, gross. It took us hours and hours to even come close to finishing. I will not surrender to this puzzle. If you are looking for a Jigsaw challenge, this puzzle is for you you! We often refer to these images as busy but this one seems more easier than the Water puzzle but not sure why.
Stacey Northern Virginia 2013-04-14 A good time. . Seems like every piece looked like it would fit in several places and there were several on the edge, which we always do first had to wait until we had put the rest together to fit them in the right place, Still not sure that it was correct. We actually loved this puzzle - my 11 year old has the book and is really into the Periodic Table. Plus it is hard to find a good science theme.
The Element Series is created by Shelley Davies. Each 1000-piece jigsaw is made of sturdy stock and measures a whopping 36 x 16 inches. This puzzle is so hard! Crack the chemical code with the Elements Puzzle. This isn't our first, second, third, or even fourth time putting together a decent size puzzle. Please allow up to one week for surveys to be added. The black background combined with most of the elements all being silver in color made it super difficult to place the pieces.
Surely that would translate into being excited about a puzzle with the periodic table from his favorite book, right? They are a new Series for 2019 and you can check the following link to locate the Preferred Retailers and the Online Stores for purchasing. We know we didn't lose the piece, because we actually started with the elements instead of the edges -- all black edges meant that it was really too hard to start on the outside and work our way in. This particular edition is in a Game format. I will be submitting all 4 completed puzzles to the which Cobble Hills Puzzle Company is one of the Sponsors as well. To buy this book at the lowest price,. The periodic table of the elements has changed a lot since I took chemistry! This one was unique and interesting and got everyone talking while doing the puzzle.
Then I will glue it and frame it and that will be the end of it's puzzling days. Radium was the first element my son put together, so we discovered a piece was missing from the beginning, but kept hoping maybe we were just overlooking it, despite constant searching. Some have obvious gaps that didn't fit quite right which caused a lot of confusion getting started and right at the very end. We also learned a lot about the Elements. Thanks to Cobble Hills I have now completed 2 out of 4. There is a good deal of black around the edges, and a lot of the silhouettes inside the image look similar, so the puzzle is fairly difficult, but if you can piece together the names of the elements and their numbers, the assembly of the whole puzzle is much easier. I usually don't like puzzles very much, but this one was so quirky and interesting: it was great! The looseness also makes it difficult to move sections of the puzzle from your working areas into the body of the puzzle.
Book Summary: The title of this book is The Elements Puzzle and it was written by. We have used this once and already, the picture part of the piece is stripping off! It lost a star because the pieces are loose enough that we occasionally had to turn them over to make sure they really did fit together. However, all of the inside pieces are great. As a classroom teaching tool or family project, the Elements Puzzle is pure Au. This superior quality puzzle will delight and educate all at the same time. Then just continuously pick away at items by placing them into their 'estimated' areas, one by one which eventually match up. I would want the pieces to be thicker and stronger only so that it would last longer.
We put all of that work into this puzzle only to realize a piece is missing. Then we frame them and hang them in our house. We were really looking forward to framing this puzzle, but it is one of the worst cut puzzles we've seen, especially for the price. The pictures of the elements are vividly colored, and there are so many things to learn! Overall Experience: Great Cut Quality: Good Board Quality: firm Shape Cut: random Image Quality: great Hardest Area: No particular area Puzzle Dust? Nab Kansas 2013-01-02 true Wonderful product!! It was not in the packaging, or the box, nothing from the puzzle ever left the puzzle table that we use to do our puzzles. Become A Real Einsteinium Think the periodic table is too puzzling? As you can see in the image below there are a lot of sporadic unfilled areas due to the extreme amount of details and items. The one missing piece ruined this puzzle for me.
My husband said he is still going to mount and hang it. My husband and I do puzzles for fun. Also, the table is a little outdated, as some elements that were listed as unnamed have since been named. My son loves the puzzle. Turns out he'd rather read about elements than help put together a mostly black and grey puzzle.
It goes well with the book that we had previously purchased. . I bought this for my chemistry-obsessed 8 year old to put together with his grandparents over Thanksgiving. Pieces of cardboard were left on many pieces, but the bigger problem is that the layers of each piece are not compact and are flaking off, which leads the pieces to not fit snugly. The big disappointment was that the quality was described as high in the product description but the reality was that the quality was cheap. The border pieces are improperly cut.