Misconception AMM047:

The identity of the molecules of a substance changes during a phase change (Lee et al., 1993).

Items that test for misconception AMM047
Item ID
Number

Item Description

How Often the Misconception was Chosen

Select This Item for My Item Bank

AM035004

When a piece of solid wax is heated, it becomes a liquid and the wax molecules become more loosely connected to each other.

21%

AM067006

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

17%