CSSF Project Listings: 2007

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Sean W. Adams, Grade 6 portrait
Life As You Can't See It: Bacteria on Everyday Objects
Advisor: Mr. Michael Skutches
School: Soulsbyville Elementary School, Soulsbyville, Tuolumne County
Katherine M. Bennett, Grade 6 portrait
Which Room in the House is the Cleanest?
Advisor: Mrs. Barbara Knudsen
School: Liberty Elementary School, Fresno, Fresno County
J1403 — Honorable Mention
Nikhil Bhambi, Grade 8 portrait
Poison Down the Drain: The Effect of Triclosan on Algae and the Environment
Advisor: Mrs. Donna Palmer
School: Fruitvale Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Jonathan T. Blanton, Grade 8 portrait
Household Surfaces and Bacteria
Advisor: Mrs. Noreen Williams
School: Fairmont Preparatory Academy, Anaheim, Orange County
Zoe M.F. Brier, Grade 8 portrait
How to Reduce Bacteria on a Sponge
Advisor: Ms. Marilyn Garza
School: Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Katelyn R. Carbiener, Grade 8 portrait
Can Cell Phones Harm Living Cells?
Advisor: Mr. James Carr
School: Elliott (Brock) Elementary School, Manteca, San Joaquin County
Christiana Y. Chen, Grade 8 portrait
Can Rose Plants Host Xylella fastidiosa?
Advisor: Ms. Kendia Herrington
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
Tess A. Chipault, Grade 6 portrait
Bacteria Facteria
Advisor: Ms. Lisa White
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, San Mateo County
J1409 — Second Place
Alyssa N. Cook, Grade 7 portrait
Dermatophytes and Yeasts: Analysis of the Canine Claw
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County
J1410 — Honorable Mention
Gabrielle A. Corbett, Grade 8 portrait
Alice L. Mintz, Grade 8 portrait
How to Keep Your Jack-O from Turning Wacko
Advisor: <none acknowledged>, Mrs. Sherri Kilkenny
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Anujin A. Dambaev, Grade 7 portrait
Naveen M. Qureshi, Grade 7 portrait
How Spoiled Can You Get?
Advisor: Mr. Harry Post
School: Dartmouth Middle School, Hemet, Riverside County
J1412 — Honorable Mention
Asta E. Davidsdottir, Grade 6 portrait
Can Bacteria Get a Sunburn?
Advisor: Dr. David Deamer
School: Bonny Doon Union Elementary School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Navi S. Dhaliwal, Grade 7 portrait
How Safe Is Your Water?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Austin C. Eadie, Grade 8 portrait
Does Antibiotic Medicine Given to Cows Have a Profound Effect on the Yogurt Produced?
Advisor: Mr. Darrell Steely
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Jeremy A. Fuster, Grade 8 portrait
GSI II: A Gram Stain Investigation: Catalase and Coagulase: The Search for Staphylococcus aureus
Advisor: Miss Toni Stolo
School: St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Encino, Los Angeles County
Arianna E. Gomez, Grade 8 portrait
Whater You Drinking?
Advisor: Mrs. Evelyn Urbiztondo
School: St. Michael's Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
J1417 — Honorable Mention
Connor M. Keefe, Grade 7 portrait
Hand Washing Techniques: What Works Best?
Advisor: Mr. Hunter Pashkow
School: Warren Walker School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1418 — Honorable Mention
Apurva M. Khedagi, Grade 8 portrait
Milk Temperature + Active Bacteria Culture = Viscous Yogurt?
Advisor: Mrs. Linnae McKeever
School: Nobel (Alfred Bernhard) Middle School, Northridge, Los Angeles County
Elizabeth S. Koo, Grade 8 portrait
Humic Acid or Fulvic Acid: Which Organic Acid Can Suspend the Growth of E. coli?
Advisor: Dr. James Pusavat
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Marcus J. Kurth, Grade 8 portrait
Antimicrobial Activity of Some Medicinal Plants
Advisor: Mrs. Jelica Campos
School: St. Bonaventure Catholic School, Huntington Beach, Orange County
Amy H. Lee, Grade 8 portrait
Brush Brush Brush! How Clean Is Your Toothbrush?
Advisor: Ms. Catherine Paiz
School: Murray Middle School, Ridgecrest, Kern County
J1422 — Third Place
Austin H. Lee, Grade 7 portrait
Do Electromagnetic Fields Harm Algae Cells?
Advisor: Mrs. Darshana Shah
School: Portola (Gaspar de) Middle School, Tarzana, Los Angeles County
Kyle C. Lee, Grade 6 portrait
Can Bacteria Become Immune to Antibiotics?
Advisor: Mr. David Russell
School: Wash (John S.) Elementary School, Fresno, Fresno County
Sydney M. Locsin, Grade 6 portrait
Can Reading Make You Sick?
Advisor: Mr. Dimitri Stamm
School: San Juan Elementary School, San Juan Bautista, San Benito County
Kelsey A. McDonald, Grade 8 portrait
Bacteria: Is Your Toilet Cleaner than Some Public Places?
Advisor: Mr. Scott Carlson
School: Willowside Middle School, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County
J1426 — Fourth Place
Adam J. Morton, Grade 7 portrait
The Effects of Xylitol on the Growth of Streptococcus mutans
Advisor: Mr. Bruce Buenaventura
School: Sierra Canyon Middle School, Chatsworth, Los Angeles County
Alexandra I. Nutkiewicz, Grade 7 portrait
The Microbes Are Coming!
Advisor: Ms. Donna McDaniel
School: Colina Middle School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Ashish B. Pamula, Grade 8 portrait
Herbs: Are They the Secret behind Healthy Teeth and Gums? Phase III
Advisor: Mrs. Dena Pruden
School: Landmark Middle School, Moreno Valley, Riverside County
Ram D. Patel, Grade 8 portrait
The Power of Fruits and Spices
Advisor: Mr. Dinesh Patel
School: Fairmont Preparatory Academy, Anaheim, Orange County
J1430 — Honorable Mention
Marina D. Plesons, Grade 8 portrait
Bacteria's Natural Enemies: The Effects of Natural Antibacterial Agents on Bacteria Found on Hands
Advisor: Mr. Brad Penkala
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Alexandra K. Pollack, Grade 7 portrait
Would You Like Bacteria with Your Burger?
Advisor: Mr. Thomas Schmottlach
School: Santa Catalina (Upper and Lower) School, Monterey, Monterey County
Francesca P. Ricapito, Grade 6 portrait
Bacteria vs. Clorox Disinfectant Wipes
Advisor: Mrs. Johnson
School: Westwood Basics Plus, Irvine, Orange County
Vivian N. Rotenstein, Grade 7 portrait
Who Will Win the Battle against Bacteria?
Advisor: Ms. Jennifer Nelson
School: Medea Creek Middle School, Oak Park, Ventura County
Madylynn K. Snyder, Grade 6 portrait
Aunt Bertha's Buns
Advisor: Mr. Chris O'Brien
School: Springville Union Elementary School, Springville, Tulare County
Michelle A. Stukenberg, Grade 8 portrait
What's in Your Ocean?
Advisor: Mrs. Mary Filakouridis
School: Mariners Christian School, Costa Mesa, Orange County
Alana Torres, Grade 7 portrait
Food for Thought: Microorganism Contaminants in Dried Fruits
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Linda P. Vang, Grade 7 portrait
Determining and Exterminating House Bacteria
Advisor: Mrs. Heather Bridger
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Haley F. Washburn, Grade 7 portrait
Do Different Environmental Conditions Affect the Effectiveness of Antibiotics?
Advisor: Mrs. Hillary Cloud
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
J1439 — First Place
Trenton D. Wilder, Grade 8 portrait
The Spinach Solution
Advisor: Ms. Lisa Rendon
School: Santa Fe Middle School, Hemet, Riverside County
Yuxin Zhu, Grade 8 portrait
The Effects of pH and Temperature on the Growth of Escherichia coli DH5a
Advisor: Mrs. Nancy Driscoll
School: Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, Irvine, Orange County

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