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Since the time of the Greeks, scientists have been searching for the smallest and most basic building blocks of our world.

Have you ever built something with Legos® or blocks? Think of a time when you have put together smaller pieces to make a bigger whole.  This is how matter is built. The building blocks of matter are atoms and molecules.

What's the matter? You'll soon find out!

It's the Law! Change Is Happening
I'm Freezing! I Can Change It Myself!
Disappearing Act! Watch Me Change!
Yuk ... This is Gross! Chemical Reactions ... They're Everywhere!
Looking For Details What Kind of Change is It?
 Let's Get Physical  


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Updated October 24, 2008 by: Glen Westbroek

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