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ERIC Number: EJ679199
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0263-5143
Zoos as a Source of Free Choice Learning.
Tofield, Sara; Coll, Richard K.; Vyle, Brent; Bolstad, Rachel
Research in Science and Technological Education, v21 n1 p67-99 May 2003
Indicates that the zoo considers that it has an important role in education and provides many opportunities for learning but that visitors' prime purpose is for entertainment. Concludes that science learning at the zoo is limited for general visitors, but is enhanced for school children by pre- and post-visit activities and strong curricular links. (Contains 55 references.) (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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