Misconception WEM010:

Wind can carry small rocks (e.g., sand) but never carries large rocks (e.g., fist-sized) (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception WEM010
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WE051001

A very strong wind can both break and move rocks the size of boulders.

49%

WE052001

A very strong wind can both break and move a rock the size of a baseball.

23%