Research in Science Education

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 64–70 | Cite as

Lack of background in science: Is it likely to always adversely affect the classroom performance of primary teachers in science lessons?

  • David Symington


Primary Teacher Science Lesson Classroom Performance 
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