CSSF Project Listings: 2007
Pharmacology/ Toxicology

Junior Division

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Sean I. Atamdede, Grade 8 portrait
Animal Magnetism: How Does Magnetism Affect the Rate of Regeneration in Planaria?
Advisor: Ms. Sue Song
School: Palos Verdes Intermediate School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
Abigail Z.E. Bairrington, Grade 7 portrait
Fighting for Phytoplankton
Advisor: Ms. Melody McGuire
School: McKinleyville Middle School, McKinleyville, Humboldt County
J1503 — Honorable Mention
James P. Beattie, Grade 7 portrait
Butterflies over Pollution
Advisor: Mrs. Darla Directo
School: St. Hyacinth Academy, San Jacinto, Riverside County
Page B. Benoit, Grade 6 portrait
Ten Little Teeth and How They Dissolved!
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Lane
School: Pacific Union School, Arcata, Humboldt County
J1505 — Honorable Mention
Gregory J.C. Brostek, Grade 8 portrait
Plant Cancer: Can It Be Treated?
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Edmondson
School: Pegasus Middle School, Huntington Beach, Orange County
J1506 — Fourth Place
Brenna A. Callero, Grade 8 portrait
Mosquito Larvae Beware! An Eco-friendly Approach to the Elimination of Mosquito Larvae
Advisor: Mr. John Dilworth
School: La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Christine Chen, Grade 8 portrait
Marian L. Slocum, Grade 8 portrait
Alcoholic... Insects?
Advisor: Ms. Cindy Rogers
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Logan L. Davis-Wallace, Grade 8 portrait
Can Soda Cause Abdominal Discomfort?
Advisor: Mr. Matt Karsevar
School: Clark (C. Todd) Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
Saira Delgado, Grade 6 portrait
A Nutritional Analysis of Japanese and American School Lunches
Advisor: Miss Carrie Given
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
Eli W. Erlick, Grade 6 portrait
Red Bull Energy Drink: "Special Ingredients" or a Caffeine and Sugar Effect?
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Vaccaro
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
J1511 — Third Place
Geena N. Garabedian, Grade 8 portrait
Aquatic Herbicides: Wanted vs. Unwanted Effects
Advisor: Ms. Kendia Herrington
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
J1512 — Honorable Mention
Colin M. Gavin, Grade 8 portrait
The Effects of Nanoscale Particles on Mammalian Cell Viability
Advisor: Ms. Dawn O'Connor
School: Ascencion Solorsano Middle School, Gilroy, Santa Clara County
Claire M. Haines, Grade 7 portrait
Pure Glucosamine Sulfate vs. Glucosamine Chondroitin: Which Is the Most Effective Treatment for the Arthritic Horse?
Advisor: Ms. Mara McMillan
School: Sea Crest School, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County
Codi L. Hirsch, Grade 7 portrait
The Teeter-Totter of Tea
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Vaccaro
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
Alexis R. Husak, Grade 8 portrait
Determining the Effects of Natural Oils in the Death Rate of Mosquito Larvae
Advisor: Mr. Thomas Turmon
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
J1516 — Honorable Mention
Casey A. LaMar, Grade 8 portrait
Caffeine: Is It Just Not for Breakfast Any More?
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Alexa E. Lopez, Grade 7 portrait
What Is the Effect of Radiation and Heat on the Germination of Seeds?
Advisor: Mrs. Rodora Antonio
School: Holy Cross School, West Sacramento, Yolo County
Christian A. Louey, Grade 8 portrait
Magnets and Plants: What Is the Attraction?
Advisor: Mrs. Cynthia Vodraska
School: Sequoia Middle School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
Rebecca J. Mace, Grade 6 portrait
Fat Fury
Advisor: Mrs. Cathy Guiley
School: Valencia Elementary School, Aptos, Santa Cruz County
Alden J. Moir, Grade 8 portrait
The Effect of Different CO_2 Concentrations and High Nutrient Levels on Cyanobacteria Growth
Advisor: Dr. Alex Moir
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Rachel M. Nettles, Grade 8 portrait
The Effect of EMFs on Plant Growth
Advisor: Mr. James Spandikow
School: Madison Middle School, Oceanside, San Diego County
Courtney E. Nickell, Grade 8 portrait
Scientific Sugars
Advisor: Dr. Gregory Williams
School: Norris Middle School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Regan M. O'Hara, Grade 6 portrait
Effect of Glucose Levels in Onions: Does the Amount of Sugar in an Onion Affect How Much You Cry when Chopping Onions?
Advisor: Mrs. Lilly Westhart
School: Our Lady Queen of Angels, Newport Beach, Orange County
Elexis S. Padron, Grade 6 portrait
The Effects of Magnets on Radish Plant Growth
Advisor: Ms. Linda Gowens
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
Anisha Patel, Grade 7 portrait
Acid Rain
Advisor: Mrs. Melissa Kesling
School: Bernal Intermediate School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Matthew E. Pirtle, Grade 6 portrait
Will Radiation from a Dental X-Ray Affect the Growth of Plants?
Advisor: Mr. Mark Sherwood
School: Green Valley Christian School, Watsonville, Santa Cruz County
Ildiko Ruzics, Grade 8 portrait
Will Different Materials Affect the Growth of Sea Life?
Advisor: Mrs. Jelica Campos
School: St. Bonaventure Catholic School, Huntington Beach, Orange County
Anita Sarkar, Grade 7 portrait
The Effect of Beta-Carotene on Plant Cancer
Advisor: Mrs. Darlene Hoffmann
School: Kastner (George W.) Intermediate School, Fresno, Fresno County
J1529 — Honorable Mention
Ravital Solomon, Grade 8 portrait
Wishy Washy Water
Advisor: Mrs. Sadhana R. Neurgaonkar
School: La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
J1530 — First Place
Wesley I. Soo Hoo, Grade 8 portrait
A Bioassay Detecting Pesticide Toxicity using Artemia salina
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J1531 — Second Place
Catherine Soto, Grade 8 portrait
How Does Living with a Smoker Affect Lung Functions in Children (Age 12-14) throughout the Four Seasons of the Year?
Advisor: Mr. Larry Simonsen
School: Hollenbeck Math, Science, Technology Magnet, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Valerie Vang, Grade 6 portrait
Determining Which Natural Substances Would Work As a Pesticide on Mosquito Larvae
Advisor: Mr. David Russell
School: Wash (John S.) Elementary School, Fresno, Fresno County

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