Misconception NGM031:

Only objects that are glowing can transfer energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception NGM031 in this key idea ()
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NG045002

Both a light bulb and an ice cream cone radiate energy because all objects radiate energy.

31%

NG035002

The heating coils on an electric stove give off energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation at all temperatures, not just when they are hot.

29%