Misconception WCM008:

The temperature of air changes only when the composition of the air changes (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception WCM008
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WC011003

The temperature of air at a certain location can change whenever the temperature of the earth's surface below the air at that location changes.

12%

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WC095002

A sudden change in a town's air temperature can be caused by air moving to the town.

12%