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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 CUP .
Written in English


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Statementby E.A. Beet.
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Teaching astronomy in schools by E. A. Beet Download PDF EPUB FB2

INTRODUCTION. Astronomy is a great subject, and this is a great time to be teaching it. Astronomy encompasses culture and history, mathematics and physical science, myth and imagination, and more. For both pure and applied science, astronomy is a constantly evolving field as exploration reaches farther into space.

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