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Table. 7.

Types of students’ misconception.


Type Thermal equilibrium N(%) Thermal expansion N(%)
Failed to distinguish between heat and temperature 8 (8.3) 3 (3.3)
Think heat as particles 4 (4.2) 3 (3.3)
Use everyday terms such as coldness and warmth 4 (4.2) -
Misuse of scientific terms (misspelling) 4 (4.2) 3 (3.3)
Others 5 (5.2) 10 (11.0)
Sum 25 (26.1) 19 (20.9)
New Phys.: Sae Mulli 2024;74:578~588 https://doi.org/10.3938/NPSM.74.578
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