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Misconception EGM016:

Objects that are falling do not have motion energy (Herrmann-Abell & DeBoer, 2010). For example, a dropped object doesn’t have motion energy because gravity is just pulling it down.

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Both a ball that is thrown and a ball that is dropped have motion energy while they are moving.