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Engineering in K–12 education : understanding the status and improving the prospects / Committee on K–12 Engineering Education ; Linda Katehi, Greg Pearson, and Michael Feder, editors.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 978-0-309-13778-2 (pbk.) — ISBN 978-0-309-13779-9 (pdf) 1. Engineering—Study and teaching (Elementary)—United States. 2. Engineering—Study and teaching (Secondary)—United States. I. Katehi, Linda. II. Pearson, Greg. III. Feder, Michael. IV. Committee on K–12 Engineering Education.

LB1594.E54 2009



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