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Antimatter: Mirror of the Universe
GRADE LEVEL: 6-8, 9-12, Advanced

This site was created by CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) and offers an introduction to antimatter aimed at the general reader.
Lots of bright, lively colors and great graphics make this site very appealing
The main page lists areas of the site as links, and subsequent pages provide a link back to the home page as well as a navigation menu to the other parts of the site.
Students of all ages will find this introduction to matter and antimatter both informative and interesting. The text and illustrations make the topic easy to understand. Features include background information, the history of antimatter, reports on experiments using CERN's Antiproton Decelerator (AD), and antimatter in fact and fiction. In the Kid's Corner, young readers will find explanations of matter and antimatter and an art gallery of drawings by students depicting a "collision between matter and antimatter." An archive of Webcasts is available, and CERN experts answer questions about antimatter.