Educator Resources for Atoms

What in the world is an atom? Or, more appropriately, what in the world isn’t an atom! Air, water, people, robots — everything is made of atoms! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to atoms in the periodic table of the elements, which groups all the elements in the universe, as well as the concepts of atomic number and atomic mass. You’ll find out all about protons, neutrons, and electrons, the strong force that binds the atomic nucleus — and even how the word “atom” was coined. Finally, there are some fun facts about the atom for you to wow your friends with!