Physics & Astronomy

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J1201 Bledin, Jessica D. Grade 7, Ventura County
Do Rubber Bands Stretch Proportionally to the Force Applied?
Advisor: Mr. Gerald Sherman
School: Colina Intermediate School, Thousand Oaks
J1202 Case, Jackie M. Grade 8, Ventura County
Nuclear Bombs
Advisor: Mrs. Deborah Dunn
School: Mesa Union Junior High School, Somis
J1203 delaTorre, Silvestre Grade 8, Kern County
The Relationship Between the Length of a Pendulum and the Time it Takes for One Complete Revolution
Advisor: Ms. Sandra Spencer
School: Mettler Elementary School, Bakersfield
J1204 Gile, Trevor T. Grade 8, Fresno County
Is There Chaos in the Double Pendulum?
Advisor: Mr. Richard Kinney
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis
J1205 Glasser, Ryan T. Grade 7, San Bernardino County
Don't be a Fool - A Burn is not Cool!
Advisor: Mr. Marion Hanify
School: Barstow Christian School, Barstow
J1206 Guzzetta, Jeanne M. Grade 8, Calaveras County
Measuring the Speed of Light by Celestial Observation
Advisor: Mr. Steven Guzzetta
School: Avery Middle School, Avery
J1207 Halligan, Scott R. Grade 8, San Diego County
The Effect of a Concave Secondary in a Newtonian Telescope
Advisor: Ms. Gretchen Taylor
School: Emerald Middle School, El Cajon
J1208 Kidder, Alyssa E. Grade 8, Riverside County
Does the Density of Various Liquids Affect its Ability to Retain Heat?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Dartmouth Middle School, Hemet
J1209 Lessman, David A. Grade 8, Ventura County
How Effective are Various Sunscreens in Protecting Against Ultraviolet Radiation?
Advisor: Ms. Denise Moss
School: Colina Intermediate School, Thousand Oaks
J1210 Manders, Heather E. Grade 8, San Mateo County
How Altitude Affects the Boiling Point of Water
Advisor: Ms. Elizabeth Sund
School: St. Dunstan's Elementary School, Millbrae
J1211 Mattson, David J. Grade 8, San Mateo County
Speed of Sound - Does the Speed of Sound Travel Faster in Warm Air or Cold Air?
Advisor: Mr. William Cotter
School: St. Charles Elementary School, San Carlos
J1212 McKeown, Charles R. Grade 7, San Diego County
How Launch Angle Affects the Distance a Baseball Can Travel
Advisor: Ms. Debbie Snyder
School: Standley (William H.) Junior High School, San Diego
J1213 Miller, Gretchen Grade 7, Santa Cruz County
Color and Heat Absorption
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz
J1214 Oldiges, Laurie E. Grade 7, Contra Costa County
The Period of a Pendulum
Advisor: Ms. Lynne F. Fitzgibbons
School: Holy Rosary School, Antioch
J1215 Rechsteiner, Tarja P. Grade 7, San Mateo County
The Big Push!
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: St. Matthew's Episcopal School, San Mateo
J1216 Robbins, Merylee R. Grade 8, San Diego County
Spying on Satellites
Advisor: Ms. Lucy Laurain
School: All Hallows Academy, La Jolla
J1217 Rosen, Rachel A. Grade 8, Marin County
Is There a Formula to Express the Relationship Between Temperature, Surface Area, and Rate of Evaporation?
Advisor: Ms. Diane Bredt
School: St. Mark's School, San Rafael
J1218 Simonian, Hrach H. Grade 7, Los Angeles County
Building and Characterization of a Rhodamine 6G 590 Dye Laser
Advisor: Dr. Hagop Injeyan
School: Chamlian Armenian School, Glendale
J1219 Suburu, Eric Grade 8, Kern County
What's Your Sine?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Lakeside Elementary School, Bakersfield
J1220 Wershba, Rebecca E. Grade 8, Ventura County
The Reflective and Transmittive Abilities of Various Materials
Advisor: Mr. Morley Cohen
School: Mesa Verde Middle School, Moorpark
J1221 Winn, Blaine B. Grade 7, Riverside County
Can the Repelling Forces of Magnets be used to Prevent Vehicle Collisions?
Advisor: Mrs. Cindy Christianson
School: Corona Fundamental Intermediate School, Corona
J1297 Tarr, Travis J. Grade 8, Orange County
What You See is What You Get! The Optical Qualities of Different Mirror Shapes
Advisor: Mr. John Rosser
School: Shorecliffs Middle School, San Clemente
J1298 Fischer, Anne M. Grade 8, Orange County
Falling Bodies
Advisor: Ms. Marcy Dutta
School: Our Lady of Fatima School, San Clemente
J1299 Hoot, Kristina E. Grade 8, Orange County
Advisor: Mr. John Rosser
School: Shorecliffs Middle School, San Clemente

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