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Published by National Science Teachers Association in Arlington, Va .
Written in English


  • Deforestation -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

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Edition Notes

StatementMargaret Edwards ... [et al.].
SeriesGlobal environmental change series, Global environmental change series (NSTA)
ContributionsEdwards, Margaret, National Science Teachers Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15491705M
ISBN 100873551583

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