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Understanding the Material World

A study guide for some early lectures

The Material World

Perception of the basic building blocks of material

Materials in the universe

Materials in the solar system

Materials in the planet Earth

Atoms and molecules as building blocks of material

Material, matter and energy

Photons as Bundles of Light Energy

Properties of Material

Organizing Properties of Materials

This section is intended to direct your attention to where properties information may be found.

Physical Properties

Chemical Properties

Biological Properties

Engineering Properties