Misconception CLM018:

The equator is closer to the sun than the north pole is (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception CLM018
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CL057002

Any place at the equator is much warmer than the north pole because the sun is more directly overhead at the equator than at the north pole.

29%