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America’s lab report : investigations in high school science / Committee on High School Science Laboratories—Role and Vision, Board on Science Education, Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; Susan R. Singer, Margaret L. Hilton, and Heidi A. Schweingruber, editors.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-09671-5—ISBN 0-309-55100-5 (pdf)

1. Science—Study and teaching (Secondary)—United States. 2. Education, Secondary—Curricula—United States. 3. Laboratories—Curricula—United States. I. Singer, Susan R. II. Hilton, Margaret L. III. Schweingruber, Heidi A. IV. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on High School Science Laboratories: Role and Vision.

Q183.3.A1A44 2006

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2005026110

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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2006). America’s Lab Report: Investigations in High School Science. Committee on High School Science Laboratories: Role and Vision, S.R. Singer, M.L. Hilton, and H.A. Schweingruber, Editors. Board on Science Education, Center for Education. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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