Item NG059002: Energy is transferred when a battery is used to power a cell phone, and energy is transferred when the sun shines on a plant.

Consider the following situations:

Situation 1: A battery is used to power a cell phone.

Situation 2: The sun shines on a plant.

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 a battery is used to power a cell phone, but energy is NOT transferred when the sun shines on a plant.
  4. Energy is transferred when the sun shines on a plant, but energy is NOT transferred when a battery is used to power a cell phone.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item NG059002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall67%
Grades 6–865%
Grades 9–1269%
Male64%
Female69%
Primary Language is English68%
Primary Language is not English58%

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