place of science in primary education by British Association for the Advancement of Science.

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  • Science -- Study and teaching (Primary)

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Statemented. by W.H. Perkins.
ContributionsPerkins, W. H.
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Paginationii, 93 p.
Number of Pages93
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Open LibraryOL19505381M

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