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Teaching science in the schools

Downing, Elliot Rowland

Teaching science in the schools

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Study and teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elliott Rowland Downing.
    SeriesThe University of Chicago school science series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ181 .D65
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 185 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs.
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6680186M
    LC Control Number25016122
    OCLC/WorldCa2153171

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