Margaret M Young


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

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

  • Profile Question 2
    What is tough about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    When experiments do not work and you have to troubleshoot several times

  • Profile Question 3
    Can you describe your attitude toward science when you were in high school?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    I loved the labs. I was always thinking of ways to change the labs

  • How did you hear about PlantingScience?
    Partner Organization E-mail

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

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TsM_NaTuRe Margaret M Young


Observe and take pictures at every step.  Ensure that the paper towel remains wet (capillary action).

You will see an organ growing out first.  What is the name and the function of this organ?

TsM_NaTuRe Margaret M Young

Hello Students,

I am happy to note that you are starting the planning process for your experiment.  This is very critical for the success of the project.  Sometimes, we may plan for a month or more before we start experiments in the lab…

TsM_NaTuRe Margaret M Young

Hello Students and Teacher,

My name is Dr. Margaret Young and I will be your science mentor.  My interests are in plant molecular biology (tissue culture and introducing genes to improve plant yield).  I am looking forward to…


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