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Science museums enlisting communities in science education partnerships : collaborations between communities and science museums, aquaria, botanical gardens, and zoos. by Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science Museum Program Directors Meeting (1994 Sept. 26-28 Chevy Chase, Md.)

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Published by Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, MD .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesScience Museum Program Directors Meeting, September 26-28, 1994., Enlisting communities in science education partnerships.
ContributionsHoward Hughes Medical Institute. Office of Grants and Special Programs.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17839399M

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