Fluid Mechanics/ Aerodynamics/ Thermophysics

J0901 Baker, Griff L. Grade 8, San Mateo County
Shootin' With Newton: A Study of the Effects of Air Resistance on the Flight of a Baseball
Advisor: Mr. Joseph Zucca
School: St. Joseph's Elementary School, Atherton
J0902 Blunt, Brittney L. Grade 8, San Diego County
Blanket Insulators
Advisor: Mr. Vern Arndt
School: Hidden Valley Middle School, Escondido
J0903 Celle, Giuliano A. Grade 7, Kern County
Water Swirl
Advisor: Mrs. Patricia Abbasi
School: St. Francis School, Bakersfield
J0904 Coffin, Danielle E. Grade 7, Orange County
What's Hot, What's Not: Maintaining Warmth with Thermal Insulators
Advisor: Mrs. Jelica Campos
School: St. Bonaventure Catholic School, Huntington Beach
J0905 Debin, Megan L. Grade 8, Orange County
The Effects of Solar Gain on Roofing Material
Advisor: Ms. Maureen Haskins
School: St. Norbert Elementary School, Orange
J0906 Frisbie, Ryan W. Grade 7, Los Angeles County
Airfoil Shape: Its Effect on Aerodynamic Performance
Advisor: Ms. Michelle Rassp
School: Chaminade Middle School, Chatsworth
J0907 Gerlach, Tim R. Grade 8, Orange County
What a Drag!
Advisor: Ms. Marcy Dutta
School: Our Lady of Fatima School, San Clemente
J0908 Harris, Brittany A. Grade 7, Fresno County
Which Foam Insulator is Most Effective?
Advisor: Mr. Carl Gong
School: Centerville Elementary School, Sanger
J0909 Johnson, Bryan L. Grade 8, San Diego County
Wind Tunnel Testing: Radius Treatment to Mobile Home Edges
Advisor: Ms. Lucy Sovinsky
School: Correia Junior High School, San Diego
J0910 Katzeff, Jonah A. Grade 8, Mendocino County
Fastballs, Curveballs, and Sliders
Advisor: Mr. Cory Wisnia
School: Mendocino Middle School, Mendocino
J0911 Kelemen, Laszlo Grade 7, San Diego County
Which Recovery Systems Work Best for a Model Rocket?
Advisor: Ms. Karen Ellsworth
School: Nazareth Elementary School, San Diego
J0912 Kumar, Santosh A. Grade 8, Orange County
Effectiveness of Active Noise Cancellation and Passive Noise Control on Suppression of Noise
Advisor: Ms. Noreen Williams
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim
J0913 Lance, Danielle M. Grade 7, Los Angeles County
Does Temperature Affect Viscosity?
Advisor: Dr. Thomas Petoskey
School: St. Anastasia Elementary School, Los Angeles
J0914 Manzione, Gianmarc Grade 7, Santa Clara County
Conditions for Tornado Development: Can They be Laboratory Created?
Advisor: Mrs. Lemott
School: Almaden Country School, San Jose
J0915 Marquez, Joni K. Grade 8, Monterey County
The Nose: Air Conditioner and Filter of the Body
Advisor: Mr. George Erdelyi
School: Bradley Union School, Bradley
J0916 Maurer, Aaron D. Grade 8, Riverside County
Do Airfoil and Angle of Attack Affect a Wing's Lift?
Advisor: Ms. Heide Hoke
School: Arizona Intermediate School, Riverside
J0917 Newburg, Brad C. Grade 7, Kern County
Projectiles and Gravity
Advisor: Mr. David Braun
School: Rosedale Middle School, Bakersfield
J0918 Petersen, Anne M. Grade 7, San Diego County
Comparison of Heat-Reducing Qualities of Various Types of Glass
Advisor: Mr. Bruce Peterson
School: Del Dios Middle School, Escondido
J0919 Pham, Huy N. Grade 8, Orange County
Wind Power
Advisor: Mrs. Debbie Geary
School: St. Mary's Catholic School, Fullerton
J0920 Reyna, Gilbert , Jr. Grade 8, Kern County
Wind Generators: Factors That Determine Power
Advisor: Mr. Ronald Rodman
School: Jefferson (Thomas) Junior High School, Wasco
J0921 Ridenour, Andrew C. Grade 8, Kern County
Solar Collectors: Which Solar Collector Shape Gathers Heat the Fastest?
Advisor: Ms. Tracy Weddell
School: Richland Junior High School, Shafter
J0922 Rondestvedt, Jim G. Grade 7, Kings County
Rockets: How High? Part II
Advisor: Mr. Robert Niche
School: Island Union Elementary School, Lemoore
J0923 Seymour, Trina L. Grade 8, San Diego County
Can Landfill Waste be Converted into an Energy Source?
Advisor: Mr. James Spandikow
School: Lincoln Middle School, Vista
J0924 Shultz, Brian E. Grade 7, Monterey County
Energy-Saving Future Plane
Advisor: Mrs. White
School: Los Arboles Middle School, Marina
J0925 Skrmetta-Ashton, Sean R. Grade 7, Calaveras County
S.S. Putt Putt: Does a Pulsating Power Boat Go Faster in Salt Water or Fresh Water?
Advisor: Mr. Steven Guzzetta
School: Michelson (Albert A.) Elementary School, Murphys
J0926 Smith, Muquita S. Grade 8, San Diego County
The Effects of Various Surface Structures, and Coating within Sealed Solar Collectors
Advisor: Mr. Randy L. Borden
School: Bell (Alexander Graham) Junior High School, San Diego
J0927 Thompson, Patricia I. Grade 8, San Diego County
Caudal Fin Configuration vs. Resultant Propulsive Force
Advisor: Mr. Randy L. Borden
School: Bell (Alexander Graham) Junior High School, San Diego
J0928 Wasley, Shane H. Grade 7, San Mateo County
Advisor: Ms. Lori Lambertson
School: Nueva Center for Learning, Hillsborough
J0929 Weber, Todd J. Grade 8, Los Angeles County
Make a Better Paper Airplane
Advisor: Mr. Ronald Hage
School: Nobel (Alfred Bernhard) Middle School, Northridge
J0930 Whitaker, Robbie R. Grade 7, Glenn County
Which Shape will Reflect the Most Heat?
Advisor: Mrs. Mary Rose Kennedy
School: Price (C.K.) Middle School, Orland
J0931 Contreras, Gil A. Grade 8, Riverside County
Dealing with your Ceiling
Advisor: Mr. Simo
School: Oasis Elementary School, Thermal
J0998 Krakoff, Rachael A. Grade 8, Los Angeles County
Haste Makes Waste
Advisor: Ms. Melanie Nathan
School: Palms Magnet Middle School, Los Angeles
J0999 Messina, Justin W. Grade 7, Ventura County
The Effect of Wing Shape and Size on Airplane Performance
Advisor: Mr. Richard Smith
School: Cabrillo Middle School, Ventura

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