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Elements are substances that cannot be split into anything simpler constituents by chemical means. They are made up of tiny particles called atoms. Atoms are very small for our eye to see. Diagram below shows an animated illustration of an iron block breaking into smaller and smaller constituents.

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Elements are only made up of one kind of atoms. The atoms found in each element are unique to that element.

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