Misconception EGM025:

Things that were once living but are now dead do not have thermal energy (Herrmann-Abell & DeBoer, 2010).

Items that test for misconception EGM025 in this project () and key idea ()
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EG062003

A living person, a dead plant, and a penny all have thermal energy.

60%

EG083002

A living person, a living plant, a dead plant, and a penny all have thermal energy.

59%

EG062002

A living person, a dead plant, and a penny all have thermal energy.

47%