Item CL019002: Both the movement of ocean water and the movement of air contribute to the transfer of thermal energy from place to place around the earth.

Which of the following contributes to the transfer of thermal energy from place to place around the earth?

  1. The movement of ocean water, but not the movement of air
  2. The movement of air but not the movement of ocean water
  3. Both the movement of ocean water and the movement of air
  4. Neither the movement of ocean water nor the movement of air because thermal energy moves separately from the water and the air

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CL019002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall47%
Grades 6–844%
Grades 9–1250%
Male45%
Female49%
Primary Language is English48%
Primary Language is not English41%

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