CSSF Project Listings: 2014
Product Science (Physical)

Junior Division

J2101 — Second Place
Sameer Ahmed, Grade 8
Guess What's Cooking?
Advisor: Mr. John Briner
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim, Orange County
J2102 — Honorable Mention
Grace A. Brock, Grade 8
Gabriella Donato, Grade 8
The Story of My (Aspirin's) Life: Changes in the Composition of Aspirin over Time
Advisor: Miss Rachel Hofmann
School: Baymonte Christian School, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County
J2103 — Honorable Mention
Ahmad S. Eissa, Grade 7
ThINK Before You Print!
Advisor: Mrs. Nahid Ansari
School: New Horizon School, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Evan I. Evers, Grade 7
Detecting Radiation in Everyday Objects
Advisor: Mrs. Sue Strother
School: Allegiant Christian School, Riverside, Riverside County
Paige A. Fontes, Grade 7
Burn Baby Burn: Which Wax Will Burn the Longest?
Advisor: Mrs. Wendy Karnes
School: Stockdale Christian School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Christian R. Gilbert, Grade 8
What Happens to the Sound Output When Increasing the Amount of Air Pressure Blown through a Train Horn?
Advisor: Mr. Roger Boersen
School: Redlands Christian School, Redlands, San Bernardino County
Ashley M. McCullough, Grade 6
Did You Know Your House Has "Phantoms"? Not Ghosts, but Energy Phantoms?
Advisor: Ms. Charlean Andes
School: Union Hill School, Grass Valley, Nevada County
J2108 — Fourth Place
Austin T. McCullough, Grade 7
Ian J. Odermatt, Grade 7
Is a Higher Priced Soccer Ball Worth the Money?
Advisor: Mr. Mark Pattullo
School: Mayfield Junior School of the Holy Child, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Ojas Nain, Grade 6
Got Hurt? Make a Cold Pack at Home!
Advisor: Ms. Kelly Hendrix
School: Wicklund Elementary School, Mountain House, San Joaquin County
J2110 — First Place
Amanda T. Roberts, Grade 8
Is Do-It-Yourself Detergent As Good at Cleaning Laundry As a Store Bought Brand?
Advisor: Mr. Brad Penkala
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Thomas M. Rodrigue, Grade 7
Did You Catch That?
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Troy C. Romana, Grade 8
Tennis Shock Absorbers: Bad Vibes?
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Aaron A. Rothman, Grade 7
Can Green Clean? A Comparison of Name Brand and Environmentally Safe Detergents
Advisor: Mrs. Jill Rivero
School: St. Anne School, Laguna Niguel, Orange County
J2114 — Third Place
Adrian M. Schroeck, Grade 7
The Best Firewood
Advisor: Mrs. Christine Erskine
School: Scotts Valley Middle School, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County
Isabella A. Sills, Grade 7
Can 3D Printing Replace Major Retailers?
Advisor: Ms. Asfie Miller
School: St. Francis of Assisi, Yorba Linda, Orange County
Sara O. Vargas, Grade 8
The Cell Phone Microscope
Advisor: Mrs. Evelyn Urbiztondo
School: St. Rose of Lima School, Chula Vista, San Diego County
Sherry Y. Xu, Grade 8
Light It Up: The Energy Efficiency of Light Bulbs
Advisor: Mr. Ken Cornell
School: Fairmont Private Schools - Anaheim Hills, Anaheim Hills, Orange County
Rishi Shah, Grade 6
Wall Plug Efficiencies of Luminescent LEDs and Incandescent Lights
Advisor: Mrs. Ragini Shah
School: Reagan (Ronald) Elementary School, Bakersfield, Kern County

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