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The young child as scientist a constructive approach to early childhood science education by Christine ChaillГ©

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Published by HarperCollins in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science -- Study and teaching,
  • Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Science teachers,
  • Constructivism (Education)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSelf-Sustaining Programs Collection.
StatementChristine Chaillé, Lory Britain.
ContributionsBritain, Lory.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 166 p. :
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15361074M
ISBN 100673388573
LC Control Number90027773
OCLC/WorldCa22984757

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