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Soils in the environment

William A. Andrews

Soils in the environment

unit plan and student activity sheets

by William A. Andrews

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by O.S.E.E. in Toronto, ON .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil science -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Soil science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs.,
  • Soils -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Soils -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs.,
  • Earth sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOSEE Curriculum project.
    StatementWilliam A. Andrews, Vivienne A.F. Young.
    SeriesEarth and space systems strand -- Grade 3
    ContributionsYoung, Vivienne A. F., Ontario Society for Environmental Education.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. teacher"s guide (ii, 68 leaves : ill.), student activity sheets (34 leaves : ill.)).
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18909283M


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