Item NG060002: Energy is transferred when a waterfall is used to turn a wheel, and energy is transferred when a fire in a fireplace is used to heat a room.

Consider the following situations:

Situation 1: A waterfall is used to turn a wheel.

Situation 2: A fire in a fireplace is used to heat a room.

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 waterfall is used to turn a wheel, but energy is NOT transferred when a fire in a fireplace is used to heat a room.
  4. Energy is transferred when a fire in a fireplace is used to heat a room, but energy is NOT transferred when a waterfall is used to turn a wheel.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item NG060002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall61%
Grades 6–858%
Grades 9–1264%
Male60%
Female62%
Primary Language is English62%
Primary Language is not English49%

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