CSSF Category Awards: 2012
Physics & Astronomy

Junior Division


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J1806 — First Place
Shashank Dholakia, Grade 7 portrait
Shishir Dholakia, Grade 7 portrait
The Sky Is No Limit: A Photometric Comparison of the Variable Stars Beta Lyrae and Delta Cephei
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Fohner
School: Peterson (Marion A.) Middle School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J1809 — Second Place
Michael L. Hand, Grade 7 portrait
Heat Transfer in an Incandescent Lamp: An Investigation by Computer-Controlled Experiment
Advisor: Mr. Lawrence Hand
School: English (C.T.) Middle School, Los Gatos, Santa Clara County
J1822 — Third Place
Kentaro Tanaka, Grade 8 portrait
Yuji N. Tanaka, Grade 6 portrait
Maximizing the Effects of Radiative Cooling for Use in a Non-Electric Refrigerator
Advisor: Ms. Amanda Ehly
School: Magnolia Science Academy of Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J1803 — Fourth Place
Nastassja V. Carusetta, Grade 8 portrait
Boyling Down: The Effects of Pressure on Air
Advisor: Mrs. Emily Hoffman
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County
J1811 — Honorable Mention
Holly M. Jackson, Grade 6 portrait
Super Sound Science
Advisor: Ms. Sue Greathouse
School: Old Orchard School, Campbell, Santa Clara County
J1813 — Honorable Mention
Benjamin Lee, Grade 7 portrait
Repulsive Fruits
Advisor: Miss Susan Sherman
School: Chinese American International School, San Francisco, San Francisco County
J1821 — Honorable Mention
Dhiren Suryadevara, Grade 8 portrait
Refraction Action
Advisor: Ms. Diana Skiles
School: Jacoby Creek Elementary School, Bayside, Humboldt County

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