Misconception NGM056:

Electrical sources such as batteries transfer energy all the time, even when there is not a complete circuit (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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NG054002

Energy is transferred electrically from a power plant to a light bulb in a lamp only when the lamp is turned on because energy can be transferred electrically only when there is a complete circuit.

26%