Misconception EGM030:

The thermal energy of an object is not related to the material the object is made of (Herrmann-Abell & DeBoer, 2009).

Items that test for misconception EGM030
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EG059001

The thermal energy of an object depends on the temperature of the object and the material it is made of.

44%

EG058001

The thermal energy of an object depends on the mass of the object and the material it is made of.

42%