Field testers

April 2000
Science Teacher;Apr2000, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p66
Academic Journal
Reports that the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study is searching for science teachers to field test curriculum supplements on the biology of sleep, understanding alcohol and the ear as a sound processor, for seventh- or eight-grade life science. Topics and activities involved in the said curriculum supplements; Requirements.


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