Item NG064002: Energy is transferred from the sun to a tree as light that is radiated from the sun is absorbed by the tree.

Which of the following describes how energy is transferred between the sun and a tree?

  1. Energy is transferred as light is radiated from the sun and directly absorbed by the tree.
  2. Energy is transferred as an electrical current travels from the sun to the tree.
  3. Energy is transferred as thermal energy is given off from the sun and directly absorbed by the tree.
  4. Energy is not transferred between the sun and the tree.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item NG064002
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 1463 2995 49%
Grades
  6–8 877 1836 48%
  9–12 584 1153 51%
Gender
  Male737147050%
  Female710147548%
Primary Language
  English1339272449%
  Other9219048%

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