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Child-led enquiry in primary science. / Dunlop, Lynda; Compton, Kirsty; Clarke, Linda; McKelvey-Martin, Valerie.

In: Education 3-13, Vol. 43, No. 5, 2015, p. 1-22.

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Dunlop, L, Compton, K, Clarke, L & McKelvey-Martin, V 2015, 'Child-led enquiry in primary science', Education 3-13, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2013.822013

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Dunlop, L., Compton, K., Clarke, L., & McKelvey-Martin, V. (2015). Child-led enquiry in primary science. Education 3-13, 43(5), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2013.822013

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Dunlop L, Compton K, Clarke L, McKelvey-Martin V. Child-led enquiry in primary science. Education 3-13. 2015;43(5):1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2013.822013

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Dunlop, Lynda ; Compton, Kirsty ; Clarke, Linda ; McKelvey-Martin, Valerie. / Child-led enquiry in primary science. In: Education 3-13. 2015 ; Vol. 43, No. 5. pp. 1-22.

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