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Primary science education in Ireland

Primary science education in Ireland

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Published by Irish National Teachers" Organisation in Dublin .
Written in English


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SeriesINTO Publication -- no. 16/92.
ContributionsIrish National Teachers" Organisation.
The Physical Object
Pagination60p.
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19159943M

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