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How great is the disagreement about the nature of science: A response to Alters
Version of Record online: 7 DEC 1998
Copyright © 1997 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching
Volume 34, Issue 10, pages 1101–1103, December 1997
How to Cite
Smith, M. U., Lederman, N. G., Bell, R. L., McComas, W. F. and Clough, M. P. (1997), How great is the disagreement about the nature of science: A response to Alters. J. Res. Sci. Teach., 34: 1101–1103. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1098-2736(199712)34:10<1101::AID-TEA8>3.0.CO;2-V
- Issue online: 7 DEC 1998
- Version of Record online: 7 DEC 1998
- Manuscript Accepted: 4 AUG 1997
- Manuscript Received: 2 JUN 1997
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