Misconception WEM017:

Liquid water cannot break rock (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception WEM017
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How Often the Misconception was Chosen

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WE015003

Water can make a valley deeper by breaking the solid rock layer and carrying loose rocks away from the valley.

17%

WE014004

Wind, water, and the growth of plant roots can wear away the solid rock of a valley.

7%