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Developing and supporting teachers for elementary school science education

Developing and supporting teachers for elementary school science education

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Published by National Center for Improving Science Education in Andover, Mass .
Written in English

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  • Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.

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    Statementby Susan Loucks-Horsley ... [et al.]
    ContributionsLoucks-Horsley, Susan., National Center for Improving Science Education (U.S.), Network, Inc., Biological Sciences Curriculum Study.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14096577M

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