Using live insects in elementary classrooms for early lessons in life
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Published by The Center in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English


  • Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Insects,
  • Entomology -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

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Other titles1996, a catalog of minibeast merchandise.
StatementCenter for Insect Science Education Outreach, the University of Arizona.
ContributionsUniversity of Arizona. Center for Insect Science Education Outreach.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17564362M

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