CSSF Project Listings: 2011
Product Science (Physical)

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Jack H. Beck, Grade 7 portrait
Blocking UV Rays: Investigating Sunguard Treated Fabric
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Bryce A. Bishop, Grade 8 portrait
Luke P. Bovenzi, Grade 8 portrait
Comparing Carbon Water Filters with Reverse Osmosis Filters
Advisor: Mr. Bud Smith
School: All Saints' Episcopal Day School, Carmel, Monterey County
Claire E. Buchanan, Grade 8 portrait
Kelly E. Evans, Grade 8 portrait
Spectrogram Analysis of Trumpet Quality and Level of Musician
Advisor: Mr. Andrew Ebright
School: Kastner (George W.) Intermediate School, Fresno, Fresno County
Anthony T. Camiccia, Grade 7 portrait
Impact Absorption
Advisor: Mr. Sergio Blanco
School: Hillcrest Middle School, Sebastopol, Sonoma County
Sunny Chera, Grade 7 portrait
Aron J. Valencia, Grade 7 portrait
Which Gasoline for Your Machine?
Advisor: Mrs. Lisa Lorch
School: St. Hyacinth Academy, San Jacinto, Riverside County
Bassil A. Dakelbab, Grade 8 portrait
Seeing Through the Smoke
Advisor: Mr. Ershad Khan
School: Orange Crescent School, Garden Grove, Orange County
Kyle J. Davis, Grade 7 portrait
In Pursuit of a White Smile: Do Whitening Toothpastes and Electric Toothbrushes Really Help?
Advisor: Mr. Ryan Carr
School: Norris Middle School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J2108 — Second Place
Isabelle D. de Wood, Grade 7 portrait
Under the Sun: Measuring Ultraviolet Irradiance and Sun Protectant Barriers' Effectiveness in Reducing UV Exposure
Advisor: Mrs. Cassandra de Wood
School: Hawkins (Tom) Elementary School, Tracy, San Joaquin County
Edwin H. Do, Grade 8 portrait
Drinking Water: Is Higher Price Better Quality?
Advisor: Ms. Kaitlin Rosichan
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Anna K. Erickson, Grade 7 portrait
Advisor: Ms. Patricia Garske
School: Good Shepherd Catholic School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Bryce S. Farrell, Grade 8 portrait
How Permanent Are Permanent Markers?
Advisor: Mr. Tom McGrady
School: Summerville High School, Tuolumne, Tuolumne County
J2112 — First Place
Erik J. Godlewski, Grade 7 portrait
Ri-i-i-i-i-i-ip! Which Paper Towels Are the Strongest and Most Absorbent?
Advisor: Dr. Thomas Petoskey
School: St. Anastasia Elementary School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Jacob A. Haselden, Grade 8 portrait
Determine Your Detergent
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Santa Catalina (Upper and Lower) School, Monterey, Monterey County
Timothy P. Heiduk, Grade 8 portrait
The Helmet Crisis: Do Helmets Effectively Protect the Brain?
Advisor: Mrs. Kim Miller
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Chase R. Hughes, Grade 8 portrait
Come On Baby, Light My Fire!
Advisor: Mrs. Jewely Lopez
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
J2116 — Third Place
Neelesh "Neel" K. Karody, Grade 8 portrait
Effectiveness of Balance Bracelets: A Double Blind Study
Advisor: Mr. Carlo Rozzi
School: Earhart (Amelia) Middle School, Riverside, Riverside County
J2117 — Honorable Mention
Meghana Khurana, Grade 6 portrait
War of the Detergents: Green vs. Synthetic: Which Is Better, Green or Synthetic Laundry Detergent?
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County
Zackary Liles, Grade 7 portrait
Does Price of Two Stroke Oil Affect RPM's?
Advisor: Mrs. Jewely Lopez-Lickey
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
Robin G. Lillie, Grade 8 portrait
What Is the pH of Soda? And What Causes It to Change?
Advisor: Mrs. Konnie Barker
School: Chico Christian School, Chico, Butte County
Brandon K. Lim, Grade 8 portrait
Which Children's Toys Can Damage a Child's Hearing?
Advisor: Ms. Karen Madsen
School: Wangenheim Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Emma M. Markey, Grade 8 portrait
Cookies Galore
Advisor: Mr. Brendan Gummerson
School: St. Matthew's Episcopal School, San Mateo, San Mateo County
Annika V. McBride, Grade 6 portrait
Back Busters
Advisor: Mr. Doug Kyle
School: Rio Del Mar Elemetary School, Aptos, Santa Cruz County
Katherine E. Paladichuk, Grade 6 portrait
Brand Name Sunscreen: Are You Getting Burned?
Advisor: Ms. Debra Babish
School: Santiago Hills Elementary School, Irvine, Orange County
Vinisha D. Prajapati, Grade 6 portrait
Fragile: Handle with Care. Which Packing Material Is the Best?
Advisor: Mrs. Cree Mueller
School: Harold Woods Elementary, Clovis, Fresno County
J2125 — Honorable Mention
Dominic R. Schillace, Grade 6 portrait
Benjamin J. Zdasiuk, Grade 6 portrait
Survival Blanket Showdown: Testing the Heat Retention of Survival Blankets and Other Lightweight Insulators
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Corte Madera Middle School, Portola Valley, San Mateo County
Toni C. Schollum, Grade 6 portrait
Emily R. Thomas, Grade 6 portrait
Soaking Up Oil: How Effective Are Hair and Fur Booms?
Advisor: Mr. Alan Newlove
School: Valley Oak Elementary, Fresno, Fresno County
Benjamin Sheehan, Grade 7 portrait
What Golf Ball Would You Choose?
Advisor: Mr. Bryan Boyd
School: Adams (J. Douglas) Middle School, Brentwood, Contra Costa County
J2128 — Fourth Place
Klynn S. Shelton, Grade 8 portrait
All Fired Up!
Advisor: Mr. Arthur McMahon
School: Elsinore Middle School, Lake Elsinore, Riverside County
Jose Luis Sosa Jurado, Grade 8 portrait
Food Bio Film
Advisor: Mr. Noel Medina Ceja
School: St. John of the Cross Catholic School, Lemon Grove, San Diego County
Brittany A.D. St. Clair, Grade 7 portrait
Wood Finishes
Advisor: Mrs. Peggy Greenfield
School: Stockdale Christian School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Nathaniel A. Thompson, Grade 8 portrait
Are the Dosing Devices for Pediatric Over-the-Counter Liquid Medicines Accurate?
Advisor: Mr. Ravi Anandhan
School: Sierra Madre Elementary, Sierra Madre, Los Angeles County
Kachia Vang, Grade 7 portrait
Using a Digital Camera to Measure Skyglow
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Wright
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
Quinn A. Vosmera, Grade 6 portrait
Go Green with Glue
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Reed J.D. Williams, Grade 6 portrait
A Greener Way of Drying Clothes
Advisor: Dr. Kirt Williams
School: Corte Madera Middle School, Portola Valley, San Mateo County
Alexander Woodside, Grade 6 portrait
Lifesavers Dissolving in Water
Advisor: Mrs. Stephanie Woodside
School: Mountain Oaks School, San Andrea, Calaveras County
J2136 — Honorable Mention
Ryan D. Yoon, Grade 8 portrait
Noise Barrier Efficiency: Concrete Wall vs. Earth Berm
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Schumacher
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J2199 — Honorable Mention
G. Will Abele, Jr., Grade 7 portrait
Hot Pajamas! How Does Washing Flame Resistant Pajamas Multiple Times with Different Additives Affect Their Flammability?
Advisor: Ms. Astrid Reichelt
School: St. John Fisher, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County

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