Misconception WCM012:

The amount of energy transferred by sunlight to a given place does not change during a day (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception WCM012
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WC117001

A plant receives the most energy from sunlight in the middle of the day when the sun is highest in the sky.

20%

WC093002

A plant receives the most intense sunlight in the middle of the day when the sun is highest in the sky.

14%