Misconception AMM033:

Atoms or molecules of a liquid are not moving when the liquid itself is still (Johnson, 1998c).

Items that test for misconception AMM033 in this key idea (All atoms and molecules are in cons…)
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AM053007

The atoms and molecules of both liquid water and a table are moving.

28%

AM063002

The water molecules in a glass of liquid water are moving at different speeds.

20%

AM054004

The molecules of liquid water in a cup would not stop moving even if the water became a solid, a gas, or if the liquid became still.

12%