Write an essay (5 paragraphs, 4-5 sentences per paragraph) that explains the importance of forces in the structure of atoms and molecules. First, describe what a force is and what effects forces have on objects. Provide one or two examples of forces operating at a macroscopic scale to help you form analogies to describe atomic phenomena. Then describe the forces involved in holding matter together at the atomic level. Describe what would happen if various atomic forces disappeared? Also, provide a description of some of the forces between atoms that result in molecules and larger collections of atoms, and how these forces are important.

NOTE: The response should be formatted in multi-paragraph essay with attention to essay structure, grammar mechanics, and APA formatting.