TITLE

The case for integrated science

AUTHOR(S)
Christensen, John W.
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Apr2000, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the growing interest in high school integrated science throughout the United States. Concept of the integrated science curriculum; Topics covered; Ways by which the curriculum can become an established part of the US high school framework.
ACCESSION #
2923818

 

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