From the tiniest specks of dust to entire planets, everything is made of matter. Readers will learn about the properties of matter, from the forms it can take to its structure. They will also find out how scientists study matter and how different types of matter interact with each other. Intriguing experiments provide real-world examples on how changes in matter affect our surroundings. Features include eye-catching sidebars; experiments and activities to encourage hands-on learning; glossaries; charts, diagrams and more.