CSSF Category Awards: 2016
Physics & Astronomy

Junior Division


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J1730 — First Place
Natalie C. White, Grade 8 portrait
Cosmic Rays: Determination of the Relative Contributions from the Sun and the Universe
Advisor: Dr. Steven White
School: Clovis Online School, Clovis, Fresno County
J1722 — Second Place
Schuyler A. Smith, Grade 7 portrait
Can an Amateur Astronomer Measure Double Stars Accurately?
Advisor: Mr. Norm Negus
School: Mt. Everest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
J1710 — Third Place
Xiaoyue Jin, Grade 8 portrait
Advisor: Mr. John-Emmanuel Shirajian
School: Ribet Academy, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J1725 — Fourth Place
Quang-Dan T. Tran, Grade 8 portrait
What Effect Does the Size of a Magnet Have on its Ability to Serve as a Frictionless Bearing?
Advisor: Ms. Katherine Batti
School: Most Holy Trinity Elementary School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1705 — Honorable Mention
Angela E. Czintos, Grade 8 portrait
Boiling Cold: Lowering the Boiling Point of Water
Advisor: Mrs. Sarah Barry
School: St. Bonaventure Catholic School, Huntington Beach, Orange County
J1709 — Honorable Mention
Audrey G. Hanna, Grade 8 portrait
Size Really Does Matter: A Study in Stovetop Efficiency
Advisor: Ms. Christine Baldwin
School: Grant K-8, San Diego, San Diego County
J1715 — Honorable Mention
Callie M. McCaffery, Grade 8 portrait
Centrifugal Force or Fiction?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Tevis Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J1724 — Honorable Mention
Charlie K. Thrift, Grade 8 portrait
Using Sound Waves to Extinguish Flames
Advisor: Mrs. Nicole Shimshock
School: St. Charles School, San Carlos, San Mateo County

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