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Learning, doing and understanding in science

Learning, doing and understanding in science

the proceedings of a conference

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Published by Secondary Science Curriculum Review in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

An SSCR conference in collaboration with the Children"s Learning in Science Project and the Assessment of Performance Unit, held at Woolley Hall, near Wakefield, 11-13 July 1984.

Statementedited by Beverley Bell, Mike Watts and Kate Ellington.
ContributionsBell, Beverley., Watts, Mike., Ellington, Kate., Great Britain. Assessment of Performance Unit., Secondary Science Curriculum Review., Children"s Learning in Science Project.
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Open LibraryOL14460342M

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