Revitalizing the School Museum : Using nature-based objects for cross-curricular learning. / Cornish, Caroline; Driver, Felix; Nesbitt, Mark; Willison, Julia.

In: Journal of Museum Education , Vol. 46, No. 3, RJME-2021-0034, 02.09.2021, p. 334-347.

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Revitalizing the School Museum : Using nature-based objects for cross-curricular learning. / Cornish, Caroline; Driver, Felix; Nesbitt, Mark; Willison, Julia.

In: Journal of Museum Education , Vol. 46, No. 3, RJME-2021-0034, 02.09.2021, p. 334-347.

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Cornish, C, Driver, F, Nesbitt, M & Willison, J 2021, 'Revitalizing the School Museum: Using nature-based objects for cross-curricular learning', Journal of Museum Education , vol. 46, no. 3, RJME-2021-0034, pp. 334-347. https://doi.org/10.1080/10598650.2021.1953324

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Cornish, C., Driver, F., Nesbitt, M., & Willison, J. (2021). Revitalizing the School Museum: Using nature-based objects for cross-curricular learning. Journal of Museum Education , 46(3), 334-347. [RJME-2021-0034]. https://doi.org/10.1080/10598650.2021.1953324

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Cornish, Caroline ; Driver, Felix ; Nesbitt, Mark ; Willison, Julia. / Revitalizing the School Museum : Using nature-based objects for cross-curricular learning. In: Journal of Museum Education . 2021 ; Vol. 46, No. 3. pp. 334-347.

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