CSSF Project Listings: 2001
Social Sciences (Junior Division Only)
Junior Division

J1701 Category Award: Honorable Mention
Bowerman, Heidi L., Grade 7
Stoker, Brittany, Grade 7
Jurors of the Court
Advisor: Mr. David Piercy
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County

J1702 Category Award: First Place
Bruich, Gregory A., Grade 8
Effects of the Time Change on Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents
Advisor: Mr. Michael Mertz
School: Muirlands Middle School, La Jolla, San Diego County

Farnan, Ashley C., Grade 8
What Is the Perceived Accuracy of Astrological Horoscopes?
Advisor: Mrs. Rosemary Bumbalo
School: St. Catherine of Alexandria, Riverside, Riverside County

Fuhrman, Alyssa M., Grade 7
Gender Gap - Fact or Myth? A Study of Science Achievement Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Arlene Scott
School: Earhart (Amelia) Middle School, Riverside, Riverside County

Garofalo, Philip J., Grade 7
To Stop or Not? Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Karen Myers
School: Our Lady of Grace School, El Cajon, San Diego County

Hawkins, Richard L., Grade 8
Paranormal: Does Society Believe It or Not? Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Marcia Zableckis
School: Kennedy Middle School, Barstow, San Bernardino County

J1707 Category Award: Second Place
Klimaszewska, Naomi, Grade 8
USA All the Way? A Study of National Identity among Immigrant Children in America
Advisor: Mr. Morley Cohen
School: Mesa Verde Middle School, Moorpark, Ventura County

Maximous, Marina E., Grade 8
Tolagson, Sarah L., Grade 8
Do We Judge a Book by Its Cover? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Dianne Begbie
School: Colton (Walter) Middle School, Monterey, Monterey County

J1709 Category Award: Third Place
McCall, Rebecca L., Grade 7
What Do School Age Children (Grades 2-8) Worry About Most?
Advisor: Mrs. Jelica Campos
School: St. Bonaventure Catholic School, Huntington Beach, Orange County

Picard, Nicole C., Grade 7
Stop in the Name of Safety: Before You Break the Law, Think It Over
Advisor: Mr. Ian Kastelic
School: Cunha (Manuel F.) Intermediate School, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County

Serhan, Nicole M., Grade 8
The Effects of Temperature on Electrical Energy Use and Energy Conservation Awareness Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Amanda West
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County

Stanhope, Katherine A., Grade 8
Is Online Shopping Cheaper than Stores? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County

Sweany, Elizabeth Z., Grade 7
Is the Science Fair, Fair?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Adams (John) Middle School, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County

Weber, Marie D., Grade 8
Poisonous Pots: A Study of the Public Health Risk of Imported Mexican Terra Cotta Pottery Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Gerry Martin
School: Moreland Notre Dame, Watsonville, Santa Cruz County

Weir, Sierra D., Grade 8
Does Having a Boyfriend/Girlfriend Affect Assessment of Attractiveness and Social Desirability? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Nancy Bernstein
School: Dodson (Rudecinda Sepulveda) Middle School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County

Wiese, Gregory S., Grade 8
Stop Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Richard Bartel
School: North County Christian School, Atascadero, San Luis Obispo County

Listings of All Projects and All Students

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