DEMOCRITUS

THE DISCOVERY OF THE ATOM

HOW HE CAME UP WITH THE IDEA

*AIR EARTH WIND AND FIRE CANNOT EXPLIAN WHY SUBSTANCES ARE DIFFERENT

* THEORY THAT HE MANIPULATED WITH EVERVYDAY ELEMENTS

* THEORY HE BELIEVED THAT THREE DIMEN FIGURES WERE CAUSED TO MAKE ELEMENTS

* SHAPES ARE BROKEN DOWN BY CHISEL TO FORM SMALL PARTICLES


ATOMOS: WHICH THAT IT CANT BE SPLIT

4 MAJOR IDEAS OF THE ATOM

1. ALL MATER CONSISTS OF INVISIBLE PARTICLES CALLED ATOMS

2. ATOMS ARE INDESTRUCTABLE

3. ATOMS ARE SOLID BUT INVISIBLE

4. ATOMS DIFFER IN SIZE, SHAPE, MASS, POSITION AND ARRANGMENT