Alonso Cárdenas


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  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    Science in general, soils microbiology, agronomy, plant physiology

  • Profile Question 1
    When and why did you decide to go into a science career?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    When I was in highschool everyone tried to made me into humanities studys, but when learned biology I knew I want to become a scientist: the understanding of the world, the plants, how all things could be explained with science was amazing.

  • Profile Question 2
    What was the first science experiment you ever designed? How did it turn out?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    In Nursery Garden Class, I tried an experiment I saw in mythbusters: growing a plant with music; but with the looking of ancients Peruvians (the seeds, the music, the purpose). It gone well, but was too small... so someday I will make it better.

  • Profile Question 3
    What is your favorite plant? Why?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    Milkweed, Asclepias Curassavica, has a unique flower dispose who grow along with a single predator-pollinator: the monarch butterfly, both poisonous for this beautiful but dangerous flower.

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  • Availability
    I am NOT available, please temporarily remove me from the available mentor list

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?

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