CSSF Category Awards: 2008
Product Science (Physical)

Junior Division


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J1933 — First Place
Matthew A. Tatarka-Brown, Grade 7 portrait
Gone with the Light!
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County
J1931 — Second Place
Elly J. Shao, Grade 8 portrait
Fighting Hard Water Deposits
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Usher
School: La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
J1904 — Third Place
Leah R.H. Billeadeau, Grade 6 portrait
Courtney B. Lewis, Grade 6 portrait
Zip Factor: Which Brand of Sandwich Bags Has the Best Seal?
Advisor: Mrs. Laura Hunter
School: Cole Elementary School, Clovis, Fresno County
J1911 — Fourth Place
Katherine L. Hahn, Grade 8 portrait
Showering: More Heat with Less Water
Advisor: Ms. Erin Wiggin
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1905 — Honorable Mention
Holly C. Borg, Grade 8 portrait
The Oil Effect: The Removal of Oil from Bird Feathers using Common Household Solvents
Advisor: Mrs. Abby Borg
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J1909 — Honorable Mention
Kamala N. Buchanan, Grade 8 portrait
Knit Happens: A Yarn about Shrinkage
Advisor: Ms. Heather O'Donnell
School: Roosevelt Junior High School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1910 — Honorable Mention
James P. Chenevey, III, Grade 7 portrait
Effectiveness of Fire Retardant Paints
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J1913 — Honorable Mention
Christine E. Herrmann, Grade 8 portrait
It's "Counter" Intuitive! A Study of the Effectiveness of Different Kitchen Countertop Surfaces
Advisor: Mrs. Didy Erkelens
School: St. Matthew's Episcopal School, San Mateo, San Mateo County
J1926 — Honorable Mention
David A. Proctor, Grade 8 portrait
Tennis String Stretching
Advisor: Mr. Nick Hughes
School: Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, San Bernardino County
J1932 — Honorable Mention
Ashley Su, Grade 7 portrait
Ashley's Secret Formula, Year II: From Lab Samples to Products
Advisor: Dr. Jim Su
School: Dana (Richard Henry) Middle School, Arcadia, Los Angeles County
J1935 — Honorable Mention
Cameron W. Wallace, Grade 7 portrait
Coefficient of Restitution: A Comparison of Major League and Little League Baseballs
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Lane
School: Pacific Union School, Arcata, Humboldt County

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