CSSF Project Listings: 2014

Junior Division

J0601 — Third Place
Dana L. Adcock, Grade 8
Sugar, Salt, Ice, and Everything Nice
Advisor: Mrs. Stephanie Englund
School: St. Mary's Star of the Sea Elementary School, Oceanside, San Diego County
Joeyta Banerjee, Grade 8
Investigation of Glucose and Sucrose Using the Enzyme Invertase
Advisor: Mrs. Shilpi Banerjee
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Joshua Batres, Grade 7
Coin Batteries: Which Is a Better Electrolyte Solution, Acid or Base, According to Their Voltages?
Advisor: Mr. Guy Rowe
School: Developing Virtue School, Ukiah, Mendocino County
John Beshara, Grade 6
Carbonation Countdown
Advisor: Mrs. Jackie Eiffert
School: Sing Lum Elementary, Bakersfield, Kern County
J0605 — Honorable Mention
Max P. Brown, Grade 8
Shield the Steel: Protection from the Advancement of Rust
Advisor: Mr. Blake Pannell
School: Classical Conversations, Long Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles County
Robin C. Cho, Grade 8
Voltage Vitality
Advisor: Mrs. Sandra Jones
School: Classical Conversations, San Diego, San Diego, San Diego County
J0607 — Second Place
Natalie S. Dimes, Grade 8
Fry and Reuse
Advisor: Mrs. Hanan Deeb
School: Islamic School of San Diego, San Diego, San Diego County
Oliver H. Fredericksen, Grade 7
Jesse P. Ruediger, Grade 7
Wanna Burn Some Calories?
Advisor: Mr. Alex Hofsteen
School: International School of Monterey, Monterey, Monterey County
J0609 — First Place
Anusha Ghosh, Grade 6
Hydraulic Fracturing Using Sea Water
Advisor: Dr. Sunondo Ghosh
School: Challenger School - Shawnee, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Bronwyn S. Gilfillan, Grade 8
Pooja B. Patel, Grade 8
Soda Bottle Generator
Advisor: Mrs. Corina Rice
School: Laytonville Middle School, Laytonville, Mendocino County
J0611 — Honorable Mention
Ashwin M. Gupta, Grade 6
Basic or Acidic: The pH Lab
Advisor: Miss Ashley Dunbar
School: Orchard Hills Middle School, Irvine, Orange County
Ebony L. Held, Grade 6
The Power of Fruit
Advisor: Mrs. Brenda Berstein
School: Sacred Heart Parish School, Hollister, San Benito County
Madeline E. Hoisington, Grade 7
Anna E. Wheat, Grade 7
Where Have All the Shells Gone?
Advisor: Mr. Alex Hofsteen, Mr. Alex Hofsteen
School: International School of Monterey, Monterey, Monterey County
McKenna A. Holzworth, Grade 8
Luminol Reaction Times
Advisor: Mrs. Vanessa Hooker
School: Beardsley Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Kaylee J. Hopkins, Grade 6
Gas: Which Beverages Release the Most Gas and How Does It Affect the Stomach?
Advisor: Ms. Kristin Dandy
School: Van Horn (Wayne) Elementary School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Kye C. Hurley, Grade 6
Gummy Growing
Advisor: Mr. Devin Avey
School: Rio Del Mar Elemetary School, Aptos, Santa Cruz County
Zian M. Ibrahim, Grade 7
Electrolyte Challenge: Comparing the Electrolytes of Sports Beverages vs. Fruit Juices
Advisor: Mrs. Muna Moinuddin
School: Orange Crescent School, Garden Grove, Orange County
Phoebe Y. Kim, Grade 8
I Found My Oxygen
Advisor: Mrs. Emily Hoffman
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Seungjune Lee, Grade 8
Effects of Temperature on Speed of Electrolysis of Water to Hydrogen Gas and Oxygen Gas
Advisor: Mrs. Liane Martin
School: Vista Verde School, Irvine, Orange County
J0620 — Honorable Mention
Marcus X.S. Luebke, Grade 7
Running on Water: Optimizing Hydrogen and Oxygen Production from Water to Power Cars
Advisor: Mrs. Pat Ivester
School: Bayside Middle School, San Mateo, San Mateo County
Raveena K. Mahal, Grade 6
CO(2) Wonders
Advisor: Mrs. Renee Carson
School: Westfield School, Porterville, Tulare County
J0622 — Honorable Mention
Taylor R.K. Matsu, Grade 7
What's in the Beef?
Advisor: Mrs. Nicole Shimshock
School: St. Charles School, San Carlos, San Mateo County
Eliza P. Neeley, Grade 8
Just Beat It: Would Lowering the pH in Egg Whites Affect the Volume of Foam Produced by Beating?
Advisor: Mrs. Michelle Walters
School: Altimira Middle School, Sonoma, Sonoma County
Amy C. Nguyen, Grade 8
It's the Acid
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Cunha (Manuel F.) Intermediate School, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County
Ana R. Quintos, Grade 8
Investigating the Effect of the Initial Temperature on Hand Warmer (Sodium Acetate) Reaction
Advisor: Mrs. Justine Brown
School: Earhart (Amelia) Middle School, Riverside, Riverside County
Jacob R. Salners, Grade 8
Illuminating Electrolytes: A Study of Electrolyte Levels in Sports Drinks
Advisor: Ms. Valerie Fresh
School: Millikan Middle School, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County
Jonah P. Tenenbaum, Grade 7
How Low Can You Go?
Advisor: Mr. Garry Joseph
School: Millikan Middle School, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County
J0628 — Fourth Place
Andrew K. Tuinstra, Grade 7
Soaking in Soda: Good for Pennies, Bad for Teeth
Advisor: Mr. John Briner
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim, Orange County
Haidyn N. Washburn, Grade 6
The Leaching of Phthalates from Polyethylene Terephthalate Bottles into Water
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County

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