CSSF Project Listings: 2001
Senior Division

Banka, Gaurav, Grade 11
The Effect of Saturated Fat on the Lifespan of Drosophila
Advisor: Mr. Wayne Garabedian
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno, Fresno County

Bantados, Brenda B., Grade 12
The Role of Social Facilitation when Feeding in Mesocricetus auratus
Advisor: Mr. Larry Nordell
School: Mount Miguel High School, Spring Valley, San Diego County

Bonner, Irene S., Grade 11
Tokiwa, Leslie M., Grade 11
Starving Anemones Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Kim Kiest
School: York School, Monterey, Monterey County

Boster, Samantha L., Grade 12
Analysis of Foraging Patterns in Iridomyrmex humilis on Artificial Inflorescence
Advisor: Mr. Larry Nordell
School: Mount Miguel High School, Spring Valley, San Diego County

Carrillo, Ana L., Grade 12
Do Predators Always Win? Daphnia vs. Guppies Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Guy Rowe
School: Anderson Valley Junior/Senior High School, Boonville, Mendocino County

Char, Chongwon J., Grade 11
Developing Tolerance in Drosophila melanogaster to Caffeine
Advisor: Mr. Mark Timm
School: Sultana High School, Hesperia, San Bernardino County

Charoonsrisavasd, Connie, Grade 11
Do Nematode Populations Vary Among Their Earthworm Hosts? Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Sharon Stewart
School: Bravo (Francisco) Medical Magnet High School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County

S1808 Category Award: First Place
Dang, Hong T., Grade 12
Determination of the Focus of Refractively Active Windows in the Shell of Corculum cardissa
Advisor: Mrs. Carol Evans
School: Oak Grove High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County

Dierkson, Lissa M., Grade 10
Big Fish, Small Fish, White Fish, Goldfish
Advisor: Ms. Roberta Hoke
School: Desert Junior/Senior High School, Edwards, Kern County

Dy, Geolani W., Grade 9
Which Sugar Do Bees Prefer? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Andrew Willats
School: Piedmont High School, Piedmont, Alameda County

Garls, Davina L., Grade 12
Short-Term Food Deprivation and Altered Foraging Behavior in Avacularia avacularia Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Larry Nordell
School: Mount Miguel High School, Spring Valley, San Diego County

S1812 Category Award: Third Place
Gilbert, Danielle M., Grade 12
Dopamine as a Growth-Promoting Substance in Echinaster spinulosus: A Two-Part Study Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Harvey
School: Capistrano Valley High School, Mission Viejo, Orange County

Goldsby, Kija M., Grade 11
McReynolds, Natasha L., Grade 11
Which Substance Provides a Better Living Environment for the Mealworms?
Advisor: Ms. Leslie Moe
School: Taft Union High School, Taft, Kern County

Grant, Megan A., Grade 10
Grant, Peggy S., Grade 10
Project Dark Light: The Effects of Light Deprivation on Hamsters Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Deborah Lewis
School: Desert Junior/Senior High School, Edwards, Kern County

S1815 Category Award: Second Place
Gray, Hannah L., Grade 12
Investigation of the Biofiltration Potential of the Pacific Oyster to Decrease Fecal Coliform Bacterial Levels Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Faylla Chapman
School: Morro Bay High School, Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County

Im, Takashi W., Grade 11
Transgenerational Induction of Defenses in Daphnia
Advisor: Dr. Richard Lee
School: California Academy of Mathematics & Science, Carson, Los Angeles County

King, Brenee S., Grade 12
The Influence of Familiarity on Mate Selection Preferences in Poecilia Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Larry Nordell
School: Mount Miguel High School, Spring Valley, San Diego County

Maulding, Jennifer M., Grade 9
Does Size Matter?
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Callaway
School: Hueneme High School, Oxnard, Ventura County

McCully, Kristin M., Grade 11
Competition of Bay Mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialus) & Japanese Oysters (Crassostrea gigas) for Nutrients & Habitat Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate, Los Angeles County

Roccanova, Casey A., Grade 9
Effective Control of Australian Whitefly on Hibiscus
Advisor: Ms. Lynn Gable
School: Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, Orange County

Samra, Sonia K., Jr., Grade 10
How Does the Leg Length of a Spider Affect Its Vibration?
Advisor: Mr. Gerald Bodily
School: Fowler High School, Fowler, Fresno County

Stamper, Leah M., Grade 12
Factors Affecting the Distribution of Collisella digitalis and Lottia gigantea, Two Species with Overlapping Niches Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Forrest Stamper
School: Arcata High School, Arcata, Humboldt County

S1823 Category Award: Honorable Mention
Steinberg, Jason W., Grade 10
Mediation of Allorecognition with Signaling Transduction Molecules in Botryllus schlosseri
Advisor: Dr. Armando Galindo
School: Stevenson (Robert Louis) High School, Pebble Beach, Monterey County

Terrill, Ryan S., Grade 10
Morphological Correlates of Ecological Distribution Among Shorebirds Project Abstract
Advisor: Dr. Scott Terrill
School: Los Gatos High School, Los Gatos, Santa Clara County

Wilkey, Candice L., Grade 11
Electromagnetic Fields vs. Dugasia dorotocephala (EMF vs Planaria) Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Suzan Kypriotis
School: Barstow High School, Barstow, San Bernardino County

Woo, Allison M., Grade 11
Effect of Temperature on the Fertilization and Development of S. purpuratus Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Judy Fusco
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County

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