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ERIC Number: ED017469
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jan-30
Pages: 188
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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HANDBOOK, TEACHING SCIENCE TO EDUCATIONALLY DISADVANTAGED YOUTH.
BINGHAM, N.E.; AND OTHERS
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Authoring Institution: Southeastern Education Lab., Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers: Florida (Jacksonville)