Justin Zweck


  • Time Zone
    US Central

  • Organization
    Saint Louis University

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

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    I am interested in plant evolutionary biology and conservation, especially regarding pollination biology

  • Profile Question 1
    What was the first science experiment you ever designed? How did it turn out?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    I tested the insulation capabilities of different materials by wrapping them around 2 liter soda bottles filled with water. It was really fun, and informative!!

  • Profile Question 2
    What lessons have you learned in your career about how science works?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    A lot of times things might not work out, or at least not how you expected. It's important to be able to adapt and persevere when you encounter an obstacle. Just because the end product looks clean doesn't mean that it was easy and simple to reach that point.

  • Profile Question 3
    What is best about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    You get to spend your life being curious!! You get to look at the amazing world we live in and ask questions, continually learning more about our planet!!

  • 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?

Recent Posts

A.B.C.D. 7Math Justin Zweck

Hi Team, 

How's the project going?  Have your seeds sprouted?

ZMHS Heitmann Team 3 Justin Zweck

Hi Team,

Just checking in to see how things are going.  Will you be attempting your project again?  I think it's a good idea to do so if you have time.  


The Octopi 7Math Justin Zweck

Hi Team,

How did the planting go?

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