CSSF Project Listings: 2010
Environmental Science

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

J1201 — Third Place
Evan M. Bozanic, Grade 7 portrait
Differential Fish Count: Rebreather vs. Open Circuit
Advisor: Ms. Rabia Pir
School: Pacific Technology School Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Orange County
William C. Braymen, Grade 8 portrait
Who Turned Out the Stars?
Advisor: Mrs. Patricia Wundrow
School: Grauer School, The, Encinitas, San Diego County
Alessandro P. Cois, Grade 6 portrait
Used Motor Oil Spills: Danger!
Advisor: Mrs. JoElle Hernandez
School: St. Christopher School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Michael A. Cornacchia, Grade 8 portrait
Hard Wood vs. Soft Wood: Do Ashes from Certain Woods Put Higher Amounts of Particulates in Our Air?
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Isabelle D. de Wood, Grade 6 portrait
Disappearing Night: Measuring Streetlight Illuminance (lux) vs. Sky Glow (Light Pollution)
Advisor: Ms. Cassandra de Wood
School: Hawkins (Tom) Elementary School, Tracy, San Joaquin County
Phillip R. Downey, Grade 8 portrait
Using Enterococcus Bacteria as an Indicator to Determine the Level of Fecal Bacteria in Arroyo Burro Creek
Advisor: Mr. David Marchetti
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Jacki S. Edens, Grade 8 portrait
Sea Shells by the Sea Shore
Advisor: Ms. Kimberly Quaranta
School: Kirby (Georgiana Bruce) Preparatory High Sch, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Alayna G. Evans, Grade 6 portrait
Which Local Cities or Communities Have the Greatest Number of Airborne Particles?
Advisor: Ms. Bunnie Hale
School: Jenny Lind Elementary, Valley Springs, Calaveras County
Ian T. Harkness, Grade 7 portrait
Which Worm Is the Best Composter?
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Reed
School: Nazareth School, San Diego, San Diego County
Ryan C. Herron, Grade 8 portrait
A CO(2) Overdose
Advisor: Ms. Christina Fisher
School: Raney (Letha) Intermediate School, Corona, Riverside County
Sabrina L. Houston, Grade 8 portrait
Triple A: Algae, Additives, and Affects
Advisor: Ms. Christina Fisher
School: Raney (Letha) Intermediate School, Corona, Riverside County
J1212 — Fourth Place
Rachel A. Klose, Grade 8 portrait
The Regrowth of Invasive Plants in Comparison to Native Plants in a Coastal Sage Scrub Habitat after a Brush Fire
Advisor: Mrs. Andrea Acres
School: Ridgecrest Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
Conner J. L'Hommedieu, Grade 8 portrait
Are Hybrid Cars Really Better for the Environment?
Advisor: Mrs. Robin Swann
School: North Creek Academy, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County
Anastasia B. Leopold, Grade 6 portrait
Plastic Beach: An Analysis of Marine Debris in the Capitola Beach and Soquel Creek
Advisor: Ms. Kathy Kelley
School: New Brighton Middle School, Capitola, Santa Cruz County
Connor J.K. Lyons, Grade 7 portrait
It's Crystal Clear
Advisor: Mr. Richard Blair
School: Vista Heights Middle School, Moreno Valley, Riverside County
Diego J. Magana, Grade 6 portrait
World in a Bottle
Advisor: Ms. Michelle Mullen
School: Santa Clara Elementary School, Oxnard, Ventura County
Kyle N. Markfield, Grade 7 portrait
Algae Attack
Advisor: Ms. Tracy Young
School: Sacred Heart Parish School, Hollister, San Benito County
Maia Moran, Grade 8 portrait
The San Diego River and the Factors Affecting Its Water Quality
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Schumacher
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Alyssa C. Mueller, Grade 8 portrait
Ocean Acidification and Shell Loss in Marine Calcifying Organisms
Advisor: Mr. David Marchetti
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Natalie G. Opalach, Grade 6 portrait
Are Invasives Pervasive?
Advisor: Mr. Jason Paytas
School: Sunny Brae Middle School, Arcata, Humboldt County
Aashna M. Parekh, Grade 8 portrait
Run Kids! The Airborne Particles Are Coming!
Advisor: Mr. John Briner
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim, Orange County
Kathryn I. Piper, Grade 6 portrait
The Balance of Nature: How Does Varying the Number of Freshwater Snails Affect a Closed Aquatic Ecosystem?
Advisor: Mrs. Heidi Piper
School: Stockdale Elementary School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Emerson C. Pizzinat, Grade 8 portrait
Human Impacts on Rocky Intertidal Environments: San Nicolas Island vs. the California Coast
Advisor: Mr. John Ugoretz
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Dale J. Risk, III, Grade 6 portrait
The Effect of Physical Contaminants on Surface Water Pollution
Advisor: Mr. Michael Macro
School: Desert Ridge Academy, Indio, Riverside County
Dustin N. Rutherford, Grade 7 portrait
Effects of Various Environmental Pollutants on Tenebrio molitor
Advisor: Mr. Nathan Whittington
School: Hallmark Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
Olivia D.K. Sanchez, Grade 6 portrait
Bacteria Growth in Water
Advisor: Ms. Holly Preece
School: Buena Vista Middle School, Salinas, Monterey County
J1227 — Second Place
Divya Siddarth, Grade 8 portrait
Acid Ocean: The Effect of pH on Calcifying Organisms
Advisor: Mrs. Tara Eitner
School: Harvard-Westlake School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Kayla M. Stearns, Grade 6 portrait
The Air Is Cool at Eureka Schools
Advisor: Mrs. Patricia Launi
School: Grant Elementary School, Eureka, Humboldt County
J1229 — First Place
Sarah E. Tadlock, Grade 8 portrait
Gases Are Hot!
Advisor: Mr. Matt Inman
School: Ojai Valley School, Ojai, Ventura County
Ryan C. Thomas, Grade 7 portrait
Water Quality of Little River, Moonstone Beach as Reflected in Bacterial Counts
Advisor: Mrs. Cathie Shermer
School: Laurel Tree Learning Center, Arcata, Humboldt County
Sara X. Thomas, Grade 7 portrait
How Does the Amount of Carbon Dioxide Affect Temperature and Photosynthesis in Plants?
Advisor: Mrs. Christy Novak
School: St. Timothy School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County

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