Science Through Children"s Literature An Integrated Approach by Carol Butzow

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  • Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Study and teaching (Elementary,
  • Science,
  • Activity programs,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Books and reading,
  • Children,
  • Children"s literature in scien,
  • Children"s literature in science education

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