Misconception AMM045:

Molecules change weight/mass during a phase change (Griffiths et al., 1992).

Items that test for misconception AMM045 in this key idea (When heated, solids can change into…)
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AM067006

As a substance changes state, the connection between molecules of the substance changes.

20%

AM028003

When a substance changes from a liquid to a solid, the molecules of the substance connect more strongly to one another.

16%

AM062004

As water boils, the molecules become separated from each other.

12%