Item CL014002: Convection currents can occur in gases and liquids but not in solids.

Convection currents are one way that thermal energy can be transferred. In which of the following can a convection current occur?

  1. In gases but not in liquids or solids
  2. In liquids but not in solids or gases
  3. In liquids and gases but not in solids
  4. In liquids, solids, and in gases

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Percent of students responding correctly

Grades 6–833%
Grades 9–1235%
Primary Language is English35%
Primary Language is not English31%

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