Item NG056002: Energy is transferred when an ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea, and energy is transferred when a spring is used to roll a ball across the floor.

Consider the following situations:

Situation 1: An ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea.

Situation 2: A spring is used to roll a ball across the floor.

Is energy being transferred in either of these situations?

  1. Energy is transferred in both situations.
  2. Energy is NOT transferred in either situation.
  3. Energy is transferred when an ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea, but energy is NOT transferred when a spring is used to roll a ball across the floor.
  4. Energy is transferred when a spring is used to roll a ball across the floor, but energy is NOT transferred when an ice cube is placed in a cup of hot tea.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item NG056002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall49%
Grades 6–841%
Grades 9–1261%
Male49%
Female48%
Primary Language is English49%
Primary Language is not English40%

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