CSSF Project Listings: 2015
Mammalian Biology

Junior Division

Emily R. Auten, Grade 7
Mammals under the Moon
Advisor: Mr. Shaun Rudolph
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J1202 — Honorable Mention
Mahnur A. Bharucha, Grade 7
Cat vs. Cat: Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites in Shelter and Domestic Cats
Advisor: Mrs. Mariam Rangoonwala
School: Institute of Knowledge, Diamond Bar, Los Angeles County
Aidan M.S. Burke, Grade 7
Sound Wave Shape and Hearing Frequency Range in Adolescents
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Stacylynn Castaneda, Grade 8
Evelyn E.T. Powell, Grade 7
Obedience with Dogs
Advisor: Miss Katie Lewis
School: Big Valley High School, Bieber, Lassen County
Faith E. Castillo, Grade 8
How Sweet It Is, or Is It? Measuring Glucose in Fruit.
Advisor: Mrs. Debbie Castillo
School: Home School, Chula Vista, San Diego County
J1206 — First Place
Jonathan A. Daniels, Grade 6
Texting while Walking: Dangerous or Not?
Advisor: Mrs. Renee Klingenberg
School: Barstow Christian School, Barstow, San Bernardino County
Grace J. Davis, Grade 8
Does Age Affect Human Reaction Time?
Advisor: Mr. Bud Smith
School: All Saints' Episcopal Day School, Carmel, Monterey County
Audryanna Fisher, Grade 8
Stress Test
Advisor: Mrs. Lisa Freeman
School: Wallace (Woodrow) Junior High School, Lake Isabella, Kern County
Max Froch, Grade 8
Creating Images that Represent Both Monocular and Binocular Vision of an Average Sized Equus ferus caballus
Advisor: Mrs. Wendy Hawkins
School: Milken community School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Alessandra S. Garza, Grade 8
How Does the Age of Athletes Affect Heat Dissipation?
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Garza
School: Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Payton R. Giammona, Grade 8
The Eyes Have It: Peripheral Vision
Advisor: Mr. Charlie Szatkowski
School: Mount Saint Mary's Academy, Grass Valley, Nevada County
Meiwan M. Gottschalk, Grade 6
Red, Yellow, Blue, and Green, Which Color Is Most Easily Seen?
Advisor: Mrs. Alaina Kelley
School: Garfield Elementary School, Eureka, Humboldt County
J1213 — Third Place
Ethan X. Gutierrez, Grade 7
Homeopathic Remedies That May Kill Cancer
Advisor: Dr. William Lowry
School: McPherson Magnet School, Orange, Orange County
J1214 — Honorable Mention
Prathik Kakarlamudi, Grade 6
Aditya U. Udgaonkar, Grade 6
Can We Measure the Concentration of Glucose in Our Eye Tears by Simple Means?
Advisor: Mrs. Kanchan Bhandare
School: Merryhill School, Milpitas, Santa Clara County
Krish B. Kapadia, Grade 8
Anjay Saklecha, Grade 8
Determining the Efficacy of Different Methods to Assess the Level of Dehydration Using Human Saliva
Advisor: Mrs. Kristen Morgensen
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Katherine G. Knapp, Grade 7
Can You See Me Now? Does Peripheral Vision Change in Adolescence?
Advisor: Ms. Blair Robbins
School: Good Shepherd Catholic School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Addie E. McIlroy, Grade 7
Emily T. Van Noord, Grade 7
Therapy Paws
Advisor: Mrs. Colleen Whitlock
School: Curtis Creek School, Standard, Tuolumne County
Julian R. McLeod, Grade 8
The Power of a Deep Breath
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Lane
School: Pacific Union School, Arcata, Humboldt County
J1219 — Honorable Mention
Caelen G. McQuilkin, Grade 8
Perfectly Pika: Extreme Temperature Moderation
Advisor: Dr. Connie Millar
School: Lee Vining Elementary School, Lee Vining, Mono County
Bailee A. Poole, Grade 8
Investigating if Equine Chiropractics Affects Stride Length and Flexibility
Advisor: Mr. Craig Jones
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
Madison L. Risk, Grade 8
Lights Out: The Effect of Chronic Sleep Deprivation Using a Nocturnal House Mouse (Year 6)
Advisor: Mr. Randy Lethlean
School: Desert Ridge Academy, Indio, Riverside County
J1222 — Honorable Mention
Kristen R. Schiavon, Grade 8
Can a Migratory Mule Deer Herd's Travel Routes Be Manipulated or Controlled?
Advisor: Mrs. Nicole Luckin
School: Fairmont Elementary School, Sanger, Fresno County
J1223 — Fourth Place
Nikhil Sundrani, Grade 8
The Effects of Air Pollution on Lung Capacity in Adolescents
Advisor: Mr. Peter Chilpigian
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
Radhika Verma, Grade 8
The Impact of Age and Gender on Vocal Ranges
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1225 — Second Place
Shruti Verma, Grade 8
Nature vs. Nurture: Why Do I Have Glasses?
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Matt J. Wallin, Grade 6
Rascally Rabbits: Social Behavior in Domestic Adult Male Dwarf Rabbits
Advisor: Mrs. Ann Bennett
School: Turtle Rock Elementary School, Irvine, Orange County
Trinity O. Walter, Grade 7
Screen Size and Eyes
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Mountain Oaks School, San Andreas, Calaveras County
Madelyn S. Wolfe, Grade 6
Cat Scat! What Does Your Cat's Scat Tell You?
Advisor: Mrs. Cathy Grimes
School: Phoenix Ranch School, Simi Valley, Ventura County

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