Environmental Science (Junior Division Only)

J0901 Aggarwal, Sonya Grade 6, Santa Clara County
Got Water? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Francis Lee
School: Miller (Joaquin) Middle School, San Jose
J0902 Allison, Jonathan R. Grade 8, Orange County
It's Raining, It's Pouring, the Radishes Are Growing: Chemical Analysis of Rainwater for the Nation's Food Production Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Tracy Diaz
School: Acaciawood College Preparatory Academy, Anaheim
J0903 Bergmann, Lauren M. Grade 7, San Diego County
Reuse It or Lose It: The Effect of Recycled Water on Grass and Flowering Plants Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Debbie Culley
School: Santa Fe Christian Community School, Solana Beach
J0904 Cox, Rosalind N. Grade 7, Butte County
Water Quality of Big Chico Creek Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Anne Stephens
School: Bidwell Junior High School, Chico
J0905 Datta, Sanjit Grade 7, Los Angeles County
Madrona Marsh Microbes Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Robert Carr
School: Ridgecrest Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes
J0906 Dong, Tricia K. Grade 7, Los Angeles County
When It Rains, It Pours: Does the Rain Affect the pH and Salinity of Our Local Beach Water? Project Abstract
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Madrona Middle School, Torrance
J0907 Downer, Savannah R. Grade 6, San Bernardino County
Category Award
Mojave Precipitation Records Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Mark Timm
School: Kingston Elementary, Hesperia
J0908 Feeny, Dana A. Grade 7, San Mateo County
Category Award
The Receding Night: The Effect of Artificial Light on the Migration Pattern of Daphnia Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. William Dolyniuk
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside
J0909 Fiori, Olivia G. Grade 6, San Benito County
Are You Sick of Surfing? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Dimetri Stamm
School: San Juan Elementary School, San Juan Bautista
J0910 Gessow, Danielle J. Grade 8, San Mateo County
The Devastating Effects of Oil Spills Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Bill Dolyniuk
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside
J0911 Gopinath, Dhruv K. Grade 8, San Diego County
Does Man-Made Pollution Affect the Hydrological Cycle? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego
J0912 Gushansky, Michael A. Grade 7, Los Angeles County
The Effect of Pollution on Bacteria Levels Along the Los Angeles River Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Craig Campbell
School: Sierra Canyon Middle School, Chatsworth
J0913 Harrington, Kayla M. Grade 7, San Mateo County
My Creek's Trout Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Whitney Cohen
School: Pescadero Middle School, Pescadero
J0914 Heiskell, Alexandra L. Grade 7, Monterey County
Water Pollution Outbreak? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Peter Arquin
School: Santa Catalina (Upper and Lower) School, Monterey
J0915 Henry, Marshall C. Grade 6, Tuolumne County
How Can We Help Prevent Diseases from Being Spread Far and Wide? Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Colleen Henry
School: Sonora Elementary School, Sonora
J0916 Kantor, Amanda C. Grade 7, Orange County
Acid Rain: Friend or Foe? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Julie Warren
School: St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano
J0917 Kasper, Jaye M. Grade 8, Los Angeles County
How Does the Presence or Absence of Iceplant Affect the Growth of Dune Buckwheat Plants in the Ballona Wetlands? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Jean Gasca
School: Westchester Neighborhood School, Westchester
J0918 Lanier, Alison E. Grade 8, Fresno County
Category Award
Comparison of Commercial Logs: pH and Airborne Particulates Project Abstract
Advisor: Dr. Brent Lanier
School: Kastner (George W.) Intermediate School, Fresno
J0919 Lewis, Kiel T. Grade 6, Ventura County
How Safe Is the Air for Children Who Play Outdoor Sports? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Lynn Klinger
School: Colina Middle School, Thousand Oaks
J0920 McEvilly, Melissa L. Grade 8, San Diego County
How Clean Is the San Dieguito River? Project Abstract
Advisor: Dr. Robert McEvilly
School: Diegueno Middle School, Encinitas
J0921 McFadden, Dane L. Grade 8, Ventura County
The Effects of Harmful Bacteria on Ocean Plankton Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. David Sheaks
School: St. Paul's Parish Day School, Ventura
J0922 McGuire, Garrett S. Grade 8, San Bernardino County
Breathless in Chino: The Relationship Between Seasonal Air Quality, Weather, and Respiratory Problems in Children Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Jacquelyn Wendling
School: Magnolia Junior High School, Chino
J0923 Merrill, Lauren T. Grade 8, Kern County
How Wet Does It Get? Project Abstract
Advisor: Dr. Alex Merrill
School: Heritage Academy, Bakersfield
J0924 Nelson, Kathryn D. Grade 8, Orange County
The Quiet Pond Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Felicia Campos
School: St. Bonaventure Catholic School, Huntington Beach
J0925 Norris, Evan M. Grade 8, Kern County
Gas Stations vs. Soil Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Laura Ryan
School: Lakeside Elementary School, Bakersfield
J0926 Riedelsheimer, Daniela T. Grade 6, Fresno County
Comparing the Contamination Rate and Turbidity Level of Different Wood Ashes in Water Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Carl Gong
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis
J0927 Simpkins, Taylor Grade 7, Orange County
Category Award
Industry's Foul Little Secret: Pre-Production Plastics Found on Beaches Come Directly from Industrial Sources Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Edmondson
School: Pegasus Middle School, Huntington Beach
J0928 Tamaki, Kristi M. Grade 8, Santa Barbara County
Can Mother Nature Clean Her Water? Project Abstract
Advisor: Miss Debra West
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara
J0929 Tessler, Elena M. Grade 7, Humboldt County
Water Quality in Klopp Lake Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Calisa Holm
School: Pacific Union School, Arcata
J0930 Yanamadala, Swati Grade 7, Los Angeles County
The Remediating Effect of Ludwigia peploides and Aeration on Cultural Eutrophication Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Martin Byhower
School: Chadwick School, Palos Verdes
J0999 Anders, Ryan D. Grade 8, Los Angeles County
Are the Arsenic Levels in Wood Products Hazardous to Our Health? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Chris Bautista
School: Chaminade Preparatory Middle School, Chatsworth

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