TITLE

From Ancient Fossils to Future Minds

AUTHOR(S)
Luntz, Stephen
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Australasian Science;Oct2004, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Professor Patricia Vickers-Rich, a paleontologist and director of the Monash Science Centre (MSC) in Australia. Career background of Vickers-Rich; Contributions of MSC to school teachers; Views of Vickers-Rich on the developmental work done by MSC.
ACCESSION #
14900346

 

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