Energy in waves
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Published by Teachers Pub. Corp. in Darien, Conn .
Written in English


  • Force and energy -- Study and teaching.,
  • Wave-motion, Theory of -- Study and teaching.

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Statement[by] Louis T. Cox, Jr.
SeriesInvestigating science with children,, v.5
ContributionsNational Science Teachers Association., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
LC ClassificationsQC73 .C6
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5919254M
LC Control Number64022845

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