Think about a clear, fresh glass of water. What is the water made of? The answer is
. A single glassof water containsmillions and millionsof them. Each oneis too small to seeby itself.
What Are Atoms and Molecules?
All things are made of these tiny bits, or
. Atoms arelike tiny balls. Molecules are groups of atoms joined together.All the stuff around us is made of atoms and molecules.Water, metal, plastic, wood, air, and even living things areall made of atoms and molecules.
You can’t seethem, but there aremany millions of tiny atoms and molecules in this glass of water .
Introducing Atomsand Molecules