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Taking science to school : learning and teaching science in grades K-8 / Committee on Science Learning, Kindergarten Through Eighth Grade ; Richard A. Duschl, Heidi A. Schweingruber, and Andrew W. Shouse, editors.
ISBN 0-309-10205-7 (hardback) — ISBN 0-309-66069-6 (pdf) 1. Science—Study and teaching (Elementary)—United States. I. Duschl, Richard A. (Richard Alan), 1951- II. Schweingruber, Heidi A. III. Shouse, Andrew W. IV. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Science Learning, Kindergarten Through Eighth Grade.
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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2007). Taking Science to School: Learning and Teaching Science in Grades K-8. Committee on Science Learning, Kindergarten Through Eighth Grade. Richard A. Duschl, Heidi A. Schweingruber, and Andrew W. Shouse, Editors. Board on Science Education, Center for Education. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.