CSSF Project Listings: 2008

Senior Division

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Erik J. Aidukas, Grade 12 portrait
The Effects of Wetting Agents on the Thermosensitive Capillary Action of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Coated Glass Tubes
Advisor: Dr. Philip Hampton
School: Westlake High School, Westlake Village, Ventura County
Alexandra M. Chrystal, Grade 11 portrait
Formation of Disinfection Byproducts: The Effects of Drinking Water Treatment
Advisor: Mrs. Michele Hampton
School: King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
Colin M. Delaney, Grade 11 portrait
What Is Really in That Beer? Barley, Wheat, Barley, Hops, Water and ... ?
Advisor: Mr. Woodward Maxwell
School: Ventura High School, Ventura, Ventura County
S0504 — Second Place
Zoe E. Dubrow, Grade 9 portrait
Rocking and Rolling on Nano-Structured Super-Hydrophobic Surfaces
Advisor: Mr. Robert Dubrow
School: Carlmont High School, Belmont, San Mateo County
Madeline T. Fortner, Grade 9 portrait
Flour Power! The Effect Flour Has on the Density of Angel Food Cake
Advisor: Dr. Allen Jang
School: Gabrielino High School, San Gabriel, Los Angeles County
Wyatt C. Gormley, Grade 9 portrait
Jaime Higareda, Grade 9 portrait
Electrolysis Anthology
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Erika K. Kern, Grade 11 portrait
Analiese R. Scrivano, Grade 11 portrait
Is Going Green Good?
Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Wilke
School: Bakersfield High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Amy H. Lee, Grade 9 portrait
Thomas T. Wooding, Grade 9 portrait
Save the Condors
Advisor: Mr. Chris Ostermann
School: Burroughs (Sherman E.) High School, Ridgecrest, Kern County
Jesse A. Most, Grade 9 portrait
Coffee Darkness
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Carmel High School, Carmel, Monterey County
Meenakshi T. Mukherjee, Grade 11 portrait
Synthesis of a Substituted Carbamate for Imaging Acetylcholinesterase
Advisor: Mr. Michael Nakaue
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0511 — Third Place
Saraf Nawar, Grade 10 portrait
Novel Approach for the Self-Assembly of Gold Nanorods
Advisor: Mrs. Wendy Chiu
School: Davis Senior High School, Davis, Yolo County
Apollo Nestoras, Grade 11 portrait
Minimizing Surface Tension of Water
Advisor: Mr. James Vieceli
School: St. Monica Catholic High School, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County
S0513 — First Place
Nicholas L. Okita, Grade 11 portrait
Edith M. Teng, Grade 12 portrait
The Effect of Steel Exposure on Corrosion Rates in an Oil Field Environment
Advisor: Mrs. Gabriela Scully
School: Stockdale High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Aurora L. Ostrom, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Gravity and Counter Ions on Hydrogen Ion Diffusion
Advisor: Ms. Carrie Cope
School: Burroughs (Sherman E.) High School, Ridgecrest, Kern County
S0515 — Fourth Place
Sheba S. Plamthottam, Grade 11 portrait
Green Preparation and Characterization of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanocrystals
Advisor: Mr. Christopher Morgan
School: Upland High School, Upland, San Bernardino County
Gian E. Sonza, Grade 10 portrait
Advisor: Mrs. Olga Carreņo
School: Vincent Memorial High School, Calexico, Imperial County
S0517 — Honorable Mention
Narayan S. Subramanian, Grade 11 portrait
A Preliminary Investigation of the Effectiveness of Freeze Desalination
Advisor: Mrs. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Justin To, Grade 10 portrait
Much Ado about Nothing: An Analysis of the Creation of Subcritical Silica Aerogel and Its Properties
Advisor: Mrs. Carol Evans
School: Oak Grove High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0519 — Honorable Mention
Xuanji Wang, Grade 12 portrait
The Synthesis of Silicon Nanoparticles for Macrophage Cellular Imaging in Atherosclerosis
Advisor: Mr. Zane Starkewolfe
School: Arcadia High School, Arcadia, Los Angeles County
Shamik Mascharak, Grade 9 portrait
Fingerprinting with Genipin: A Green Reagent for Protein Detection in Solution and on Surfaces
Advisor: Ms. Nancy Serigstad
School: Santa Cruz High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County

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