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Teaching children about science

Elaine Levenson

Teaching children about science

ideas and activities every teacher and parent can use

by Elaine Levenson

  • 72 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Activity programs in education

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElaine Levenson ; illustrations by Deborah A. Coulombe ; foreword by Mary Budd Rowe
    SeriesThe Prentice-Hall science education series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 211 p. :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18010304M
    ISBN 100138917302

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