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Published by IAP/Information Age Pub. in Charlotte, N.C .
Written in English


  • Laboratories -- Technique -- Study and teaching,
  • Science -- Study and teaching

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Dennis W. Sunal, Emmett L. Wright and Cheryl Sundberg.
SeriesResearch in science education
ContributionsSunal, Dennis W., Wright, Emmett., Sundberg, Cheryl.
LC ClassificationsQ183.A1 .I67 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 295 p. :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16672909M
ISBN 101593117442, 1593117450
ISBN 109781593117443, 9781593117450
LC Control Number2007046229

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