Microcomputers in science teaching especially the PET in physics by R. A. Sparkes

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  • Science -- Study and teaching.,
  • Science -- Computer-assisted instruction.,
  • Microcomputers.,
  • Physics -- Computer-assisted instruction.,
  • PET (Computer)

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StatementR.A. Sparkes.
LC ClassificationsQ181 .S683 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination307 p. :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3057322M
ISBN 100091490219
LC Control Number82152420

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