THE MAKING OF A SCIENTIST (mother (bought (telescopes, microscopes,…
THE MAKING OF A SCIENTIST
like to collect
bought a book
name Travels of Monarch X
took him on trips
sent the tagged butterfles to Dr. Frederick A. Urquhart of the University of Toronto, Canada. done by richard
NATIONAL SCIENCE FAIR
His entry was slides of frog tissues ,lost
viceroy butterflies copy monarchs
find the cause of a
viral disease that kills nearly all monarch caterpillars every few years
IN SECOND YEAR OF HIGH SHOOL
began the research that led to his discovery of an unknown insect hormone. lndirectly, it also led to his new theory on the life of cells.
Ebright and another excellent science student first had to build a device that showed that the spots were producing a hormone necessary for the butterfly’s full development.