Misconception EGM031:

Thermal energy is not related to the number of molecules that make up an object (Herrmann-Abell & DeBoer, 2009).

Items that test for misconception EGM031
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EG074002

The thermal energy of an object depends on the number and motion energy of the molecules that make up the object.

38%

EG056004

The thermal energy of an object depends on the speed and number of molecules that make up the object.

37%