CSSF Project Listings: 2011

Junior Division

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Shaady A. Alavi Moghaddam, Grade 8 portrait
Go Organic
Advisor: Ms. Kendia Herrington
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
Zekaria M. Beshir, Grade 6 portrait
It's Time to Rust Some Metals
Advisor: Dr. Mohammed Beshir
School: New Horizon School, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Jessica Brest, Grade 8 portrait
How pH Affects Steel
Advisor: Mr. Michael Brest
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Jasmeet (Josh) S. Dhaliwal, Grade 8 portrait
Kinetics of Alka-Seltzer Reaction
Advisor: Mr. Jesse Dhaliwal
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Shirin E. Herzig, Grade 7 portrait
Scents and Celsius
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Inman
School: Ojai Valley School, Ojai, Ventura County
J0608 — Second Place
Hailey C. Loehde-Woolard, Grade 8 portrait
Saccharification of Cellulose to Produce Ethanol, a Sustainable Liquid Fuel, Year Two: Next Gen. Enzymes & Pretreatment
Advisor: Mrs. Sherri Kilkenny
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Nicole Madrazo, Grade 8 portrait
Just a Needle and a Lot of Surface Tension
Advisor: Ms. Joan Tanis
School: Rancho Del Rey Middle School, Chula Vista, San Diego County
J0610 — First Place
Nitya Mani, Grade 8 portrait
Can Jatropha Oil Be Converted into a Usable and Cost-Efficient Green Alternative Fuel?
Advisor: Mrs. Belinda Schmahl
School: Miller (Joaquin) Middle School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Zoe D. Martinez, Grade 7 portrait
The Effects of Different Solutes and Solution Concentrations on the Boiling Point of Solutions
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Vaccaro
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
Luis A. Perez, Grade 6 portrait
Luis E. Rivas, Grade 6 portrait
Greenhouse Effect
Advisor: Mr. Chung Nguy
School: Parks (Rosa) Elementary School, Lynwood, Los Angeles County
Andrew D. Raynes, Grade 7 portrait
Does Soda Temperature Affect the Height of a Mentos Geyser?
Advisor: Mr. Ralph Varela
School: Corona Fundamental Intermediate School, Corona, Riverside County
J0614 — Fourth Place
Stephanie Reese C. Rillon, Grade 8 portrait
Emily Yan, Grade 8 portrait
A Sticky Situation: Corn Syrup's Angle of Polarization
Advisor: Mrs. Barbara MacLaughlin
School: Miller (Frank A.) Middle School, Riverside, Riverside County
Jade Noelani Roman, Grade 8 portrait
Dye Intensity
Advisor: Mr. Bruce Peterson
School: Rincon Middle School, Escondido, San Diego County
Nicholas M. Sebastiani, Grade 7 portrait
Chlorine Decay in Tap Water
Advisor: Ms. Penny Donovan
School: Immaculate Heart of Mary, Belmont, San Mateo County
J0617 — Third Place
Zachary P. Sercel, Grade 6 portrait
Your Morning Cup of Coffee! Solubility of Caffeine in Various Organic Solvents
Advisor: Mr. Jeff Fox
School: Sky Mountain Charter School, Placerville, El Dorado County
Rebecca M. Sine, Grade 8 portrait
Crazy Crystals: In Which Temperature Condition Do Crystals Grow Largest and Clearest?
Advisor: Mrs. Elizabeth Buck
School: El Sereno Middle Math/Science Magnet, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J0619 — Honorable Mention
Jacqueline L. Staiger, Grade 7 portrait
Dyeing for M&M's
Advisor: Mrs. Becky Wilson
School: St. John's Lutheran School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Alexander Y. Stone, Grade 8 portrait
The Mighty Sugar Rocket
Advisor: Mr. Rod Atchley
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Dhiren Suryadevara, Grade 7 portrait
The Power of Water
Advisor: Ms. Diana Skiles
School: Jacoby Creek Elementary School, Bayside, Humboldt County
Elise S. Takahama, Grade 8 portrait
Electrolyte Showdown: Sports Drinks vs. Fruit Juices
Advisor: Mrs. Emily Hoffman
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County

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