CSSF Project Listings: 2007
Electronics & Electromagnetics

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

J0801 — Honorable Mention
Travis S. Adams, Grade 7 portrait
Watts Up with Fuel Cells? The Effect of Extreme Temperatures on the Power Output of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells
Advisor: Mr. Roy Kaleikau
School: Fairmont Preparatory Academy, Anaheim, Orange County
Neil Deep Agarwal, Grade 8 portrait
Efficiency of a Photovoltaic Cell: High vs. Low Temperature
Advisor: Mr. Ed Murdock
School: Fairmont Private Schools - Anaheim Hills, Anaheim Hills, Orange County
Mackenzie M. Anderson, Grade 7 portrait
Alicia L. Lovelace, Grade 7 portrait
CO(2) in da house! Greenhouse, That Is. Will CO(2) Affect How Much Electricity a Photovoltaic Cell Produces?
Advisor: Ms. Courtney Chu
School: Westside Neighborhood School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Amy T. Bellinghiere, Grade 8 portrait
Fire on the Electrical Neuron
Advisor: Mr. Roger Newell
School: Medea Creek Middle School, Oak Park, Ventura County
J0805 — Honorable Mention
Krikor Bornazyan, Grade 8 portrait
Modified Electrode Placement for 12-Lead Electrocardiogram
Advisor: Mrs. Youghaper Bornazyan
School: Pilibos (Alex) Armenian School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J0806 — First Place
Shyamal Buch, Grade 6 portrait
Got Motor? Got Generator! Can a Motor Act Like a Generator, and How Efficiently?
Advisor: Ms. Stephanie Bruins
School: Folsom Middle School, Folsom, Sacramento County
John R. Caldwell, Jr., Grade 8 portrait
Marvelous Maglev
Advisor: Mrs. Rita Armstrong
School: Los Cerritos Middle School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Bradley R. Carlson, Grade 8 portrait
David G. Robinson, Grade 8 portrait
Mag Generator
Advisor: Mr. Matt Karsevar
School: Clark (C. Todd) Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
Jared M. Clark, Grade 7 portrait
Are Fuel Cells Our Future?
Advisor: Dr. Michael Clark
School: International School of Monterey, Monterey, Monterey County
Kevin R. Crispie, Grade 6 portrait
Nicholas S. Crispie, Grade 6 portrait
CESSIL: Cycling Equipment Signalling Stoplight Illuminesence LEDs
Advisor: Mrs. Jayne Amsden
School: Springer Elementary School, Mountain View, Santa Clara County
Conrad M. Esch, Grade 6 portrait
The Ability of Different Materials to Block Cell Phone Transmissions
Advisor: Mrs. Tarra Douhan
School: St. Francis Parish School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Nathan E. Galicia, Grade 7 portrait
Which Linear Motor Technology Is Most Effective at Propelling a Roller Coaster Ride: Synchronous or Induction?
Advisor: Mr. David Higginbotham
School: Tierra Linda Middle School, San Carlos, San Mateo County
Wyatt C. Gormley, Grade 8 portrait
Suspension via Electromagnetism
Advisor: Mrs. Rita Armstrong
School: Los Cerritos Middle School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
J0814 — Fourth Place
Audrey M. Halstead, Grade 8 portrait
Birth of the Battery
Advisor: Mrs. Mary Callahan
School: St. Catherine of Alexandria, Riverside, Riverside County
Jake F. Hancock, Grade 6 portrait
Easy Access: Using a Parabolic Reflector Antenna to Improve Wireless Internet Signals
Advisor: Mr. Doug Kyle
School: Rio Del Mar Elemetary School, Aptos, Santa Cruz County
Jacquie A. Hayes, Grade 8 portrait
Solar vs. Wind
Advisor: Mr. Christian Christiansen
School: North Creek Academy, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County
Matthew A. Jordan, Grade 8 portrait
Which Method of Maglev Train Works Best?
Advisor: Mr. Roger Boerson
School: Redlands Christian School, Redlands, San Bernardino County
Tohma A. Judge, Grade 8 portrait
Solar Cells: Can They Take the Heat?
Advisor: Mr. Ian Kastelic
School: Cunha (Manuel F.) Intermediate School, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County
Arash Kardoust, Grade 7 portrait
Does Magnet Strength Affect the Rotation Speed of Electric Motors?
Advisor: Mr. Matt Dzmura
School: Magnolia Science Academy, Reseda, Los Angeles County
Muhammad A. Khan, Grade 6 portrait
Zap! Electricity Generation
Advisor: Dr. Lian Jeeawoody
School: Granada Islamic School, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County
Christopher R. Kolar, Grade 7 portrait
Can You Hear Me? Which Antenna Has the Most Directional Radiation Pattern?
Advisor: Mrs. Julie Warren
School: Pegasus Middle School, Huntington Beach, Orange County
Riley H. Lavering, Grade 7 portrait
The Linear Accelerator
Advisor: Mrs. Debra Miyamoto
School: Forster (Marco F.) Middle School, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County
Bridget A. Lerman, Grade 8 portrait
Lisa Osepyan, Grade 8 portrait
Does the Angle and Color of Wavelength Affect the Amount of Electricity Produced by a Solar Panel?
Advisor: Mr. Edwin Saramosing
School: Chaminade Preparatory Middle School, Chatsworth, Los Angeles County
J0824 — Honorable Mention
Johnny L. Manzo, Grade 8 portrait
Wave Hello to Clean Energy
Advisor: Mr. Joe Prudell
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J0825 — Honorable Mention
Jozefa S. McKiernan, Grade 7 portrait
So You Want to Build a Radio?
Advisor: Dr. Thomas Petoskey
School: St. Anastasia Elementary School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Amir Mojarradi, Grade 8 portrait
Thousands of Volts from a Battery!
Advisor: Mrs. Joy Walters
School: La Canada High School, La Canada, Los Angeles County
Colin B. Ries, Grade 7 portrait
Does Color Matter for Solar Power?
Advisor: Dr. Dennis Miller
School: Vista Heights Middle School, Moreno Valley, Riverside County
J0828 — Third Place
Christopher P. Sauer, Grade 6 portrait
Jonathan A. Zdasiuk, Grade 6 portrait
Electromagnetic Propulsion System for Magnetic-Levitation Train
Advisor: Dr. George Zdasiuk, Dr. Julie Fouquet
School: Corte Madera Middle School, Portola Valley, San Mateo County
Mohammed H. Siddiqui, Grade 8 portrait
Never Lose Track of Time
Advisor: Mr. Kenneth Cornell
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim, Orange County
Jaime Silva, Jr., Grade 8 portrait
Hydrogen Peroxide and Salt Water Battery
Advisor: Ms. Lisa Garcia Cordes
School: Rivera Middle School, Pico Rivera, Los Angeles County
J0831 — Second Place
Gautam Soundararajan, Grade 7 portrait
Wake-O-Matic: User Alertness Monitoring Device
Advisor: Mr. Toni Ghironi
School: Parker (Francis) Upper School, San Diego, San Diego County
Kevin M. Stanley, Grade 7 portrait
Head Up on the Highway: Solar Power vs. Hydrogen Power: The Final Showdown
Advisor: Ms. Mimi Wentz
School: St. Anne School, Laguna Niguel, Orange County
William A. Strober, Grade 8 portrait
Acceleration by Magnetic Forces and a New Propulsion System
Advisor: Ms. Brigetta Brown
School: Corte Madera Middle School, Portola Valley, San Mateo County
Lonnie R. Taylor, Grade 8 portrait
Focusing Signals for a Better Wireless Network
Advisor: Mrs. Nicole Luckin
School: Fairmont Elementary School, Sanger, Fresno County
Melody Wu, Grade 8 portrait
Advisor: Ms. Kelly Sullivan
School: Marsh (Harry M.) Junior High School, Chico, Butte County
Christopher A. Zikry, Grade 8 portrait
How Can Super Fast Motion Be Captured with a Camera?
Advisor: Mr. Edwin Saramosing
School: Chaminade Preparatory Middle School, Chatsworth, Los Angeles County

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