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Museums & learning

Wilma Prudhum Greene

Museums & learning

a guide for family visits

by Wilma Prudhum Greene

  • 328 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by U.S. Dept of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Smithsonian, Office of Education in Washington DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museums -- Educational aspects -- United States,
  • Museums -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMuseums and learning :
    Statementwritten by Wilma Prudhum Greene, edited by Diane Magarity; illustrated by Robert Toth.
    ContributionsMagarity, Diane., Toth, Roberta., United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement., Smithsonian Institution. Office of Educational Research.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17540767M
    OCLC/WorldCa39004368

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