Most pupils are aware that a hot object can ‘heat up’ another object, and think of heat as something that can move from one object to another.

Energy and Thermal Physics


Or, from a hot part of an object to other parts of the object.

Diagnostic Resources


  • Trumper, R. () A Longitudinal Study of Physics Students' Conceptions on Energy in Pre-Service Training for High School Teachers. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 7 (4)


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