TITLE

As an organic chemist (and as a parent), I despair at this neglect of the sciences in our schools

AUTHOR(S)
MARY CARR
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Daily Mail;5/16/2013, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
YOU'D have to be living in the Centaurus constellation, about 20 light years from Earth on star BPM 37093 - are you listening down at the back? - not to know that our education system is in a bit of a shambles.
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87595585

 

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