CSEF Project Listings: 2019
Product Science (Physical)

Junior Division

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Yarely Alvarez Nolasco, Grade 8 portrait
Dulce M. Ruiz Hernandez, Grade 8 portrait
Scented vs. Unscented Candles
Advisor: Mrs. Amy Brown
School: Washington Middle School, Salinas, Monterey County
J2002 — Second Place
Joedina L. Crocker, Grade 8 portrait
Using Water Saturation to Affect Kernels' Popping Ability
Advisor: Mr. Ernest Lewis
School: Beardsley Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Cameron E. Do, Grade 7 portrait
Christopher E. Do, Grade 8 portrait
Tackling Concussions: Testing the Effectiveness of Headgear to Reduce Displacement
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Ayush Doshi, Grade 6 portrait
Comparison of Heart Rate Measurement Accuracy across Multiple Devices
Advisor: Dr. Tonia Symensma-Cohen
School: Oak Hills Elementary School, Valencia, Los Angeles County
Brady M. Elliott, Grade 8 portrait
Fire in Your Sole: Reducing the Thermal Conductivity Found from Outdoor Sports Surfaces
Advisor: Mrs. Wendi Rodriguez
School: Heritage (The) School, Phelan, San Bernardino County
Norah T. Ferguson, Grade 7 portrait
Toilet Paper Absorbency
Advisor: Ms. Joni Galvan
School: Saint Raphael, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
J2007 — First Place
Karen G. Garcia, Grade 8 portrait
What Type of Salt Brands with Different Qualities Have the Presence of Microplastics?
Advisor: Ms. Jerilyn Joel
School: Archer School (The) for Girls, Los Angles, Los Angeles County
Kayla S. Goodwin, Grade 6 portrait
How Do Various Types of Table Tennis Balls Differ in Bounce Height?
Advisor: Mrs. Kate Sommer
School: Bonny Doon Union Elementary School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Cornelius E. Harmon, Grade 7 portrait
Oil in a Day's Work: The Power of Pistons in Heat and Lubricity
Advisor: Ms. Kristi McCracken
School: Sequoia Middle School, Porterville, Tulare County
David Sam Heinrichs, Grade 7 portrait
Does Limiting Direct Sunlight with Different Types of Shade Materials Make an Air Conditioner Work More Efficiently?
Advisor: Mrs. Nicole Luckin
School: Fairmont Elementary School, Sanger, Fresno County
Brady J. Hickman, Grade 6 portrait
What Brand Is a Hit?
Advisor: Mrs. Kyndra Hickman
School: Chenoweth (Donn B.) Elementary School, Merced, Merced County
Hunaina B. Hirji, Grade 7 portrait
The Effects of Metal Pipes on Potable Water Quality
Advisor: Mrs. Rana Alshurafa
School: Minaret Academy, Anaheim, Orange County
Marea K. Ito, Grade 8 portrait
Save the pHish
Advisor: Ms. Gabriella Armenta
School: Sacred Heart Parish School, Hollister, San Benito County
J2014 — Third Place
Elizabeth M. Kearns, Grade 7 portrait
Chalk Talk: Determining the Best Liquid Chalk Product
Advisor: Ms. Emily de Moor
School: St. Matthew's Episcopal School, San Mateo, San Mateo County
Nicholas J. Kellar, Grade 8 portrait
Rammed Earth: Packing Construction's Future
Advisor: Mrs. Rita Armstrong
School: Los Cerritos Middle School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Angela C. King, Grade 7 portrait
Helpful or Hurtful? Seeking the Most Effective Methods and Materials for Minimizing Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)
Advisor: Ms. Debbie Culley
School: Santa Fe Christian Community School, Solana Beach, San Diego County
Gabriel L. Konja, Grade 7 portrait
Baseball Bat Performance Testing
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Reed
School: Nazareth School, San Diego, San Diego County
Ethan J. Kwan, Grade 8 portrait
Now That's a Lot of Damage! Which Premium Tape Has the Greatest Tensile Strength?
Advisor: Mrs. Lynne Dowdy
School: St. Brendan Elementary School, San Francisco, San Francisco County
Laurel A. Manion, Grade 8 portrait
Cookie Cooking
Advisor: Mrs. Elizabeth Kayee Conrad
School: McPherson Magnet School, Orange, Orange County
Sholeh R. Mozaffari, Grade 7 portrait
Same Chemical Process, Different Types of Hair
Advisor: Mrs. Chelsea Humkey
School: All Hallows Academy, La Jolla, San Diego County
J2021 — Honorable Mention
Aarohi R. Patel, Grade 7 portrait
Medicines in Mailboxes: Melting Microorganisms
Advisor: Mrs. Sharalene Dickens
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Allison M. Phillips, Grade 8 portrait
Sophie B. Staker, Grade 8 portrait
That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles: Does the Type of Fat Used in Baking Affect How Crumbly a Cookie Is?
Advisor: Mr. Shane Anderson, Ms. Allison Phillips
School: Washington Middle School, Salinas, Monterey County
Mason J. Prevost, Grade 8 portrait
Jack W. Zdanowski, Grade 8 portrait
Using Low VOC Natural Paints and Sealants to Waterproof ECOR
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Matthew E. Silcott, Grade 6 portrait
Cold Feet? What Type of Socks Can Keep Your Feet the Warmest in Cold Weather?
Advisor: Mr. Donald Scott
School: Cain (E.V.) Middle School, Auburn, Placer County
Lauren E. Trinh, Grade 7 portrait
Hands Down: The Best Moisturizer
Advisor: Mr. Andrew Rathe
School: St. John's Lutheran School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J2026 — Fourth Place
Malia E. Walker, Grade 7 portrait
Heat Conductivity: A Study of Baking Sheets
Advisor: Ms. Taylor Redding
School: Coalinga Middle School, Coalinga, Fresno County

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