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Teaching astronomy in schools.

E. A. Beet

Teaching astronomy in schools.

by E. A. Beet

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Study and teaching.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB61 .B4 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p.
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5868003M
    LC Control Number62053083


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