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Teaching about evolution and the nature of science/[Working Group on

Teaching Evolution, National Academy of Sciences].

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-06364-7 (pbk.)

1. Evolution (Biology)—Study and teaching. 2. Science—Study and teaching. I. National Academy of Sciences (U.S.). Working Group on Teaching Evolution.

QH362.T435 1998

576.8'071—dc21 98-16100

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