CSSF Category Awards: 2012
Materials Science

Junior Division


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J1309 — First Place
Julia R. Freeman, Grade 6 portrait
UV or Not UV: How Does the Type and Color of a Material Affect Its Ability to Block UV Radiation?
Advisor: Mrs. Ann Bennett
School: Turtle Rock Elementary School, Irvine, Orange County
J1303 — Second Place
Jenna Brandt, Grade 7 portrait
Better Balloons: Creating Balloons with Eco-Friendly Materials to Reduce the Harm of Latex and Mylar to Aquatic Habitats
Advisor: Mr. Norman Brennan
School: Mirman School for Gifted Children, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J1308 — Third Place
Sarah K. Douglas, Grade 8 portrait
Can't Touch This: A Study of Latent Fingerprint Detection
Advisor: Ms. Danielle Bean
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J1319 — Fourth Place
Paulina R. Shearer, Grade 6 portrait
Visualizing the Effect of Various Materials on the Magnetic Field
Advisor: Mr. James Shearer
School: Good Shepherd Catholic School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J1306 — Honorable Mention
Maxwell O. Dawson, Grade 7 portrait
Insulation Innovation: Putting Phase Change Materials to the Test
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J1310 — Honorable Mention
Brian A. Friedenberg, Grade 8 portrait
The Amazing Power of OLEDs
Advisor: Ms. Kaitlin Rosichan
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1314 — Honorable Mention
Rami Lieberman, Grade 8 portrait
Biomimetics and the Lotus Effect
Advisor: Mrs. Sarah Rines
School: San Diego Jewish Academy, San Diego, San Diego County

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