Some students think that for the same mass of a substance, the liquid will weigh less than the solid

Properties of Matter

Misconception RESEARCH REVIEW

They may think that all substances are denser in solid state than in liquid.

References

The following studies have documented this misconception:

  • Andersson, B., () Pupils' Conceptions of Matter and its Transformations, Studies in Science Education, 18

    53-85.

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