Misconception EGM021:

Cold/frozen objects do not have any thermal energy (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception EGM021 in this key idea ()
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EG064001

Both a piece of metal that feels hot and a piece of metal that feels cold have thermal energy.

29%

EG054002

Water has more thermal energy than ice because the molecules of water are moving faster than the molecules of ice.

19%