CSSF Project Listings: 2017

Senior Division

Shivani S. Bharadwaj, Grade 9
Ella K. Foster, Grade 9
The Effect of Smoking on the Incidence and Severity of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Advisor: Dr. Zuzana Foster, Mrs. Zuzana Foster
School: San Ramon Valley High School, Danville, Contra Costa County
Chloe A. Breen, Grade 11
The Disadvantages of Imidacloprid: The Effects of Imidacloprid on Alfalfa
Advisor: Ms. Erin Vaccaro
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
Elizabeth P. Chang, Grade 11
Hannnah H. Park, Grade 11
The Effects of Synthetic and Natural Antifungal Medications on the Growth and Viability of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Advisor: Miss Crystal Cooper
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
S2204 — Honorable Mention
Sarah L. Cohen, Grade 11
Hannah V. Schalyo, Grade 11
Evaluation of the Effect of Paraben Exposure on Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) Fertility
Advisor: Dr. Nikki Malhotra
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
S2205 — Second Place
Hunter C. Crawford-Shelmadine, Grade 11
Investigation of the Impact of Common Toxicants on Survival Rates of Daphnia magna after Exposure to LC50 Levels
Advisor: Dr. Cheryl Shelmadine
School: Carlmont High School, Belmont, San Mateo County
Hannah R. Dam, Grade 10
Can Rubbing Sunscreen on a Plant's Leaves Kill the Plant?
Advisor: Ms. Andrea Biggs
School: Patriot High School, Jurupa Valley, Riverside County
S2207 — Honorable Mention
Anastasiya Grebin, Grade 11
Effects of Human Pharmaceuticals on Growth of Common Crop Plants
Advisor: Mr. Chris Spenner
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Nathan A. Holloway, Grade 11
Analyzing the Toxicity of Imidacloprid on Artemia salina Cysts
Advisor: Dr. Nikki Malhotra
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
S2209 — Fourth Place
Joseph A. Huitt, Grade 10
Don't Mess with my Bee's Nervous System! Investigating the Effects of Neonicotinoids on Bee Colonies
Advisor: Mrs. Marie Bordin
School: Chico Senior High School, Chico, Butte County
Homin Key, Grade 11
Jaskirat S. Sandhu, Grade 10
Shotaro Yamaguchi, Grade 10
Mycelium's Effect towards Varroa Mites and the Honey Bee Population
Advisor: Mrs. Esther Ibarra
School: Ridgeview High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Momtahina Tahmida, Grade 11
The Effects of Diet Supplements on Heart Palpitation of Palaemonetes
Advisor: Mrs. Glendy Ramirez-De La Cruz
School: Bravo (Francisco) Medical Magnet High School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Haidyn N. Washburn, Grade 9
Assessing Environmental Risk of Silver Nanoparticles Using Daphnia magna
Advisor: Mr. Davin Aalto
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County
S2213 — Third Place
Gina Y. Yang, Grade 11
Investigating Colony Collapse Disorder: Synergistic Effects of In-hive Miticides on the Health of Honeybees A. mellifera
Advisor: Ms. Renee Fallon
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S2299 — First Place
Jackson K. Damhorst, Grade 9
Max A. Freedman, Grade 10
Effects of Varroa Mite Treatments on Bee Memory
Advisor: Mrs. Patty Freedman
School: Alternative Family Education, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County

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