Introduction of the idea of the atom and the diversity of matter.
Explores different theories of the atom dating back to Democritus and Aristotle.
Reviews Democritus' introduction of the concept of the atom and the diversity of matter.
Practice Democritus' Idea of the Atom questions
With this KWL Chart, reflect on your prior knowledge of a concept, come up with questions you're curious about, and come up with answers from the reading.
Learn why almost everything in the universe depends on atoms, how the idea of atoms came about, and how science might have been different if the idea had been accepted sooner.