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Social significance in science and mathematics teaching

Social significance in science and mathematics teaching

report on a Commonwealth conference held at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica, 29 March-2 April 1973.

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Published by Commonwealth Foundation in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOccasional paper - Commonwealth Foundation ; no. 21, Occasional paper (Commonwealth Foundation) ;, no. 21.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ181.A1 S6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p. ;
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4930215M
    LC Control Number76356896

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