"When my biology students isolate and photograph their own chromosomes, it is with pride that they take them home to show their families," says Doug Lundberg, science teacher at Air Academy High School in Colorado Springs. Mr. Lundberg wants his students' families to know that "exciting and innovative things" happen in these classrooms. Frequent summer research positions in genetic technologies allow Mr. Lundberg to keep his students up-to-date in an ever-changing field. Through the Genentech Corporation's Access Excellence program. Mr. Lundberg is actively involved in the sharing of materials and ideas with other biology teachers. In addition, Mr. Lundberg conducts a weeklong summer course to instruct educators on teaching the subject of genetic engineering. Working with this network of educators, he has also been teaching genetic engineering at 28 other schools in the state of Colorado via videotapes and the Internet.
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