Does energy from the sun warm the surface of the earth?

  1. Energy from the sun warms both the land and the water.
  2. Energy from the sun warms the land, but it does not warm the water.
  3. Energy from the sun warms the water, but it does not warm the land.
  4. Energy from the sun does not warm the land or the water.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item WC023002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall71%
Grades 6–871%
Grades 9–1271%
Male66%
Female76%
Primary Language is English72%
Primary Language is not English67%

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