Misconception WCM097:

Sunlight does not warm the surface of the earth (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception WCM097
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How Often the Misconception was Chosen

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WC030002

Sunlight warms the land and the land warms the air.

15%

WC029004

Sunlight warms the land and the air, and the land warms the air.

13%

WC040003

Sunlight warms a lake more when the sun is higher in the sky than when it is lower in the sky.

7%