Misconception MEM014:

Plants get organic food substances such as starch and sugar (Stavy et al., 1987) or protein (Wandersee, 1983) from the soil.

Items that test for misconception MEM014
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ME095004

The sugar molecules in plants are made by the plants.

13%

ME095006

The sugar molecules in plants are made of carbon atoms linked to other carbon atoms.

10%

ME095005

The sugar molecules in plants are the result of a chemical reaction.

6%