Evolution of a curriculum project the high school geography project by Robert B. Pratt

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  • Association of American Geographers. -- High School Geography Project.,
  • Geography -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

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Bibliography: p. 85-89.

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Statementby Robert B. Pratt.
SeriesPublication - Social Science Education Consortium -- no. 189, Publication (Social Science Education Consortium) -- no. 189.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 89 p. --
Number of Pages89
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Open LibraryOL18148307M

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