Emily Thyroff

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  • Time Zone
    Hawaiian-Aleutian Standard Time Time zone in Hawaii (GMT-10)

  • Organization
    University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

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  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    Keep your curiosity alive and remind yourself what first interested you in a science career. It also helps to write down your goals goals to help remind you of your interest and curiosity.

  • Profile Question 2
    What is your favorite plant? Why?

  • Profile Question 3
    Can you share a funny/interesting lab or field story?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    One time I was hiking to my experimental field sites in West Virginia and I was eating black raspberries along the way. I eventually realized a black bear had the same idea I did and we had been unknowingly walking towards each other. The bear, however, realized before I did and quickly ran away and I sang songs out loud the rest of the way to my field sites to make my presence aware to any other bears in the area!

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Recent Posts

The Backyardigans Emily Thyroff

Nice job with the graphs. Visualizing the data is really important as it helps us identify trends. Something to consider is color choice. For example, it's hard to tell if W3 or W9 is the yellow on the chart as they're both the same color.…

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The Backyardigans Emily Thyroff

Thanks for clarifying and I'm not sure other than possibly stressed by the food coloring or change in environment. And some plants grow faster than others. I'm not too familiar with the seed you used, but maybe this has something to do…

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The Backyardigans Emily Thyroff

Aloha Team! 

Great job wrapping up your project. Sorry for the delayed responses. I hope you all have been doing well. I took a look at the data and green plant figure. Good job with compiling the information. If you plan on making…

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