Cathy Borer

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  • Time Zone
    Eastern

  • Organization
    Berry College, Department of Biology

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

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    In my research, I ask questions related to ecological processes and address them by studying plant physiology. I am interested in how human activities can affect plant and ecosystem health. In particular, I study nutrient cycling, with an emphasis on calcium.

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  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?
    2

Recent Posts

pvhszupanfall2017 project 1 Cathy Borer
commented on a blog post

Sounds like the beginnings of a great experiment. Think carefully about factors you need to control. For example, how do you limit the light received by your "dark" treatment when you take your measurements?

 

Might it be wise…

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pvhszupanfall2017 project 1 Cathy Borer
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You have some pretty compelling results! What is your interpretation of your data? What type of gas are teh bubbles that caused the disks to float?

pvhszupanfall2017 project 1 Cathy Borer
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Hi team! I'm looking forward to working with you on your plant research project. Different color lights are indeed likely to influence plant growth. What colors are you considering? What role might these different colors play in plant growth?…

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