Item EG027003: For two wooden blocks that are at the same temperature, the block that weighs more has more thermal energy.

A student has two blocks made of the same type of wood. The wooden blocks are both at the same temperature, but Block 1 weighs more than the Block 2.

Which block has more thermal energy?

  1. Block 1 has more thermal energy.
  2. Block 2 has more thermal energy.
  3. Both blocks have the same amount of thermal energy.
  4. Neither block has any thermal energy.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EG027003

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall34%
Grades 6–834%
Grades 9–1233%
Male33%
Female35%
Primary Language is English34%
Primary Language is not English32%

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