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Science  27 Aug 2010:
Vol. 329, Issue 5995, pp. 1016-1017
DOI: 10.1126/science.1192566

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Teaching Children Science Hands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890–1930 by Sally Gregory Kohlstedt University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2010. 379 pp. $45, £29. ISBN 9780226449906.

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Kohlstedt examines the nature study movement in early-20th-century America and considers the impact of its efforts to introduce science into primary education.