Democritus

By Emily S. , Avery L. , Ryan F.

The history of the atom

What Greek word did the atom come from?

The Greek word which "atom" comes from is Atomos

What does it mean?

Atomos means "that which it can't be split"

What were Democritus four ideas?

1. All matter consist of invisible particles called atoms.

2. Atoms are indestructible.

3. Atoms are solid but invisible.

4. Atoms are homogeneous. (meaning atoms are only made up of one compound or element)