Misconception NGM003:

Motion energy is not transformed into thermal energy, especially when there is no noticeable temperature increase (Brook & Wells, 1988; Kesidou & Duit, 1993).

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The thermal energy of a ball and a track increases the entire time the ball is rolling along the track because both the gravitational potential energy and the motion energy of the ball are converted into thermal energy.