CSSF Project Listings: 2001
Fluid Mechanics/ Aerodynamics/ Thermophysics
Senior Division

Babbitt, Willie B., Grade 12
Kelley, Kyle R., Grade 12
Mefford, Dylan J., Grade 12
Blow It Out Your Wind Tunnel: The Effect of Temperature Modification on Drag Force
Advisor: Mr. Earl Peters
School: Arcata High School, Arcata, Humboldt County

Burns, Amanda R., Grade 9
Diggedy Dog
Advisor: Mr. Clifford Langharo
School: San Bernardino High School, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County

Christensen, Audrey E., Grade 9
Bang! Sound Reverberation Time
Advisor: Dr. Pamela Durkee
School: York School, Monterey, Monterey County

Creighton, Logan J., Grade 10
Can a Thermosyphon Replace an Electrical Pump for Solar Water Heating?
Advisor: Mr. James Creighton
School: Cornerstone Christian School, Nuevo, Riverside County

Ferris, Pamela G., Grade 11
Grewohl, Kevin R., Grade 11
Airfoils Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Dan Siddens
School: Soquel High School, Soquel, Santa Cruz County

Fry, Jonathan R., Grade 9
The Effects of Camber on Wings
Advisor: Mr. Craig Huff
School: Northwood High School, Irvine, Orange County

Geissel, Lauren E., Grade 10
Steward, Jessica L., Grade 10
Is Wood, Fiberglass, or Styrofoam a Better Insulator?
Advisor: Ms. Leslie Moe
School: Taft Union High School, Taft, Kern County

George, Brian R., Grade 10
The Effect of Baseball Seam Height on the Amount the Ball Curves in Flight Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Millie Hackworth
School: Redwood High School, Larkspur, Marin County

Haynes, Katherine M., Grade 11
The Transmission of Heat through Materials
Advisor: Mrs. Soohee Lee
School: Northwood High School, Irvine, Orange County

Inoue, Elaine J., Grade 10
Noise: Can You Subtract by Adding?
Advisor: Mr. Alex Tesoro
School: Acaciawood College Preparatory Academy, Anaheim, Orange County

Johnson-Bey, Rashiyda T., Grade 11
McLennan, Rachel L., Grade 12
Chill Factor
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Roxstrom
School: Rosamond High School, Rosamond, Kern County

S0912 Category Award: Second Place
Kluesing, Daniel L., Grade 10
The Effect of Pressure on the Temperature Gradient of the Ranque-Hilsch Vortex Tube Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Lewis Smith
School: Leigh High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County

Lynch, Chris T., Grade 10
Swimming Doesn't Have to be a Drag: Effect of Different Swimsuit Designs on Hydrodynamic Performance
Advisor: Ms. Millie Hackworth
School: Redwood High School, Larkspur, Marin County

Maule, Devon A., Grade 10
Flaming Votives
Advisor: Mr. Richard Bartel
School: North County Christian School, Atascadero, San Luis Obispo County

Mobley, Peter D., Grade 10
Second Generation RLV: Improving Future Space Transportation
Advisor: Mr. Walter Wogee
School: Eisenhower Senior High School, Rialto, San Bernardino County

S0916 Category Award: First Place
Mohr, Derek C., Grade 11
Fire and Ice: Exothermic Phase Change Applied to Microbiological Incubation
Advisor: Ms. Deborah Lewis
School: Desert Junior/Senior High School, Edwards, Kern County

Rosas, Ray M., Grade 9
Rocket Force
Advisor: Ms. Sharon McCorkell
School: Anderson Valley Junior/Senior High School, Boonville, Mendocino County

S0919 Category Award: Honorable Mention
Russell, Derek W., Grade 12
The Effect of Wave Attenuating Spheres on Wave Amplitude
Advisor: Mr. Larry Nordell
School: Mount Miguel High School, Spring Valley, San Diego County

S0920 Category Award: Third Place
Sawyers, Kevin W., Grade 10
Can a Jet Engine be Modified to Operate Both Inside and Outside the Atmosphere?
Advisor: Ms. Venetia Collier
School: Buchanan (Floyd B.) High School, Clovis, Fresno County

Shen, Emily H., Grade 11
The Effect of Temperature on the Speed of Sound in Air
Advisor: Mr. Robert Ferazzi
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County

Zabielskis, Steven B., Grade 11
Which Material Is the Most Effective Thermal Insulator? Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Wendy Doherty
School: Redwood High School, Larkspur, Marin County

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