CSSF Category Awards: 2017
Zoology

Junior Division

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Awards Ceremony photo to come

J2322 — First Place
Kathleen G. Virsik, Grade 7
Enhanced Heptyl Butyrate Attractants for Western Yellowjackets (Vespula pensylvanica)
Advisor: Mr. Chris Jones
School: La Entrada Middle School, Menlo Park, San Mateo County
J2303 — Second Place
Georgia C. Butler, Grade 8
A Magnetic Surfboard: Will Sharks Be Lured or Perturbed?
Advisor: Mrs. Nicole Shimshock
School: St. Charles School, San Carlos, San Mateo County
J2305 — Third Place
Sydney J. Carlson, Grade 8
Where Does Kelp Go?
Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Dugan
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J2307 — Fourth Place
Caleb Laures S. Empig, Grade 6
How Does the Distance from a Body of Water Affect Mosquito Population?
Advisor: Mr. Brian Cady
School: Brywood Elementary School, Irvine, Orange County
J2315 — Honorable Mention
Alexandra P. Orczyk, Grade 8
Comparing Changes in Local Sea Star Populations
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J2317 — Honorable Mention
Austin D. Roberts, Grade 8
Can Juvenile Crayfish Combat Schistosomiasis?
Advisor: Dr. Armand Kuris
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J2321 — Honorable Mention
Kate Terbush, Grade 8
The Feathered Tyrannosaurus rex: Determining that T. rex Feathers Were Not Preserved Due to Soil Properties
Advisor: Mrs. Sabitha Chanduri
School: St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Encino, Los Angeles County
J2323 — Honorable Mention
Caroline G. Zdanowski, Grade 8
Examining the Botanical Composition of Coastal California Gnatcatcher Habitats in Local Lagoons
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County


Listings of All projects in this panel and All Category Awards

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