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Anne L. Tweed is an environmental science teacher at Eaglecrest High School in Aurora, Colorado, and was the 1997 recipient of the National Science Teachers Association Distinguished High School Teacher Award. Ms. Tweed possesses a master's degree in botany from the University of Minnesota, and she has taught classes in biology, marine science, environmental science and earth science during her 22-year teaching career. In addition to her teaching duties, Ms. Tweed has also served as an editor for the Environmental Science Encyclopedia and has acted as a consultant and writer for Addison Wesley Publishing, a biology textbook publisher.

Brenton R. Burnett is an environmental science and physics teacher at Eaglecrest High School in Aurora, Colorado, and possesses a bachelor's of science degree in electrical engineering from Iowa State University and a master's of arts degree from the University of Colorado. His professional experience includes work as a technical assistant and computer systems manager for Arctic and Alpine Research and participation in the Lawrence Berkley Laboratories Cosmic Background Radiation Group Department of Energy Teacher Research Associates Program. Mr. Burnett also serves as the Internet Resource Liaison for Eaglecrest High School.

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