Item WC024002: Energy from the sun increases the temperature of the land and the water.

Does energy from the sun increase the temperature of the surface of the earth?

  1. Energy from the sun increases the temperature of both the land and the water.
  2. Energy from the sun increases the temperature of the land, but it does not increase the temperature of the water.
  3. Energy from the sun increases the temperature of the water, but it does not increase the temperature of the land.
  4. Energy from the sun does not increase the temperature of the land or the water.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item WC024002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall76%
Grades 6–874%
Grades 9–1280%
Male77%
Female76%
Primary Language is English77%
Primary Language is not English69%

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