For information on any of our workshops,
Access a PDF
that details an overview of COC's Outreach Program here!
Outreach program has been in existence for 10 years and has provided
high school faculty and students with invaluable resources. We
provide six Biotechnology modules that are comprised of the
necessary equipment and materials for a full lab exercise to
local high schools. By using the kits, students get acquainted with
a varied array of laboratory skills. The Outreach program also
provides training workshops and professional development for high
school faculty; and Winter and Summer workshops on campus that
provide the opportunity for students and faculty to use our
equipment and lab facilities. There are also student volunteer
opportunities such as preparation of the outreach orders, helping
with workshop materials preparation, and small scale research with
Part of this program is based on California Lutheran University's
Enriched Science (CLUES) program, which was developed by Professor
program provides you with:
- Topics covered include:
- Macromolecules (AKA: Food Lab)
- High Performance Liquid Chromatography
- Plasmid Insertion and Bacterial Selection
- Size Exclusion Chromatography
- DNA Finger Printing
- DNA Spooling
Central to the outreach program philosophy is the idea that
here to help you with Biology in the classroom. Biology,
by its very nature, is a daunting subject difficult to integrate into
today's classroom setting.
Whether you are interested in attending a outreach workshop or have
questions about using the program at your school (or just want to
express some concern on how a particular lab may be made better) we
are here to help.
Thank you for visiting - please come again.
if you have questions.