CSSF Project Listings: 2011
Earth & Planetary Sciences

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Sean T. Carroll, Grade 6 portrait
Toil with Soil: Is There a Relationship between Soil Color and Its Iron Content?
Advisor: Ms. Nadia Oggiano
School: St. Anne School, Laguna Niguel, Orange County
Michael A. Castillo, Grade 7 portrait
Which Organic Mixing Has the Least Soil Compaction Rate?
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
J0803 — Honorable Mention
Marissa A. DeVogelaere, Grade 7 portrait
Should You Look to the Ocean to See What Will Happen in the Sky?
Advisor: Mr. Gary Kreeger
School: San Carlos Elementary School, Monterey, Monterey County
Kent R. Gleim, Grade 8 portrait
The Toxicity Rate of Pesticide Percolating into Different Soils
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
J0805 — Second Place
Shayne M. Hayes, Grade 8 portrait
Predicting When My Neighborhood Will Flood Again: A Study of the Sensitivity of the San Lorenzo River
Advisor: Mr. Rod Atchley
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Seth F. Kisbye, Grade 7 portrait
Determining Which Sediment Decreases Liquefaction
Advisor: Mrs. Jewely Lopez-Lickey
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
Theron R. Mann, Grade 6 portrait
Erosion on Rocks
Advisor: Mr. David Salles
School: Maze (Marguerite) Middle School, Hollister, San Benito County
Joseph P. Monaghan, Grade 8 portrait
Sinkholes: Grout Method vs. Graded Filter Technique for Repairing Typical Cover Collapse Sinkholes in Karst Areas
Advisor: Mrs. Mary Pettitt
School: St. Adelaide School, Highland, San Bernardino County
Hannah L. Morrow, Grade 6 portrait
Determining the Percolation Rate and Particulate Count at Various Points on the Kings River
Advisor: Mr. Edward Case
School: Centerville Elementary School, Sanger, Fresno County
J0810 — Fourth Place
Kai T. Narum, Grade 6 portrait
Saturday Night Shake Down: Earthquakes and Soil Stability
Advisor: Dr. Eileen Cashman
School: Fuente Nueva Charter School, Arcata, Humboldt County
Caitriona M. Parker, Grade 7 portrait
How Soil Type and Additives Affect Bearing Capacity
Advisor: Mr. David LaBolle
School: Sunny Brae Middle School, Arcata, Humboldt County
Samantha L. Stott, Grade 8 portrait
Where Does California's Rain Come From?
Advisor: Mr. Robert Snodgrass
School: Miraleste Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
J0813 — First Place
Sheng Yue Zhang, Grade 8 portrait
Hail to Tornadoes: The Fastest Winds on Earth
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Schumacher
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0899 — Third Place
Hannah N. Johnson, Grade 8 portrait
Hannah R. Larsen, Grade 8 portrait
Zachary J. Larsen, Grade 8 portrait
Trilobite Leftovers: Mortality or Moulting?
Advisor: Mr. James George, Mrs. Tara Hightower
School: Earhart (Amelia) Middle School, Riverside, Riverside County

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