CSSF Category Awards: 2013
Environmental Science

Junior Division


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J1118 — First Place
Venkat N. Sankar, Grade 8
Ecology or Economy: How to Have It Both Ways! Managing the Impact of Infrastructure Projects on Endangered Species
Advisor: Mr. Daniel Sommer
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1109 — Second Place
Emma R. Freedman, Grade 8
How Endangered? Modeling the Effects of Logging and Poaching on Orangutan Viability
Advisor: Mrs. Patty Freedman
School: Homeschool, Watsonville, Santa Cruz County
J1197 — Third Place
Kate C. Murray, Grade 7
Which Earthworm Best Affects the Soil?
Advisor: Ms. Cynthia Ligeti
School: Medea Creek Middle School, Oak Park, Ventura County
J1113 — Fourth Place
Owen C. Keith, Grade 8
The Effect of Biodiversity on Ecosystem Health
Advisor: Mrs. Lisa Moore
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County
J1103 — Honorable Mention
Daniel S. Bruce, Grade 7
Urban Noise: Effects on Lagoon Bird Density and Species Diversity
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J1110 — Honorable Mention
Anita Garg, Grade 7
The Effect of the Native Plant Community Seeded in Restoration on the Growth of Salvia apiana
Advisor: Mrs. Nancy Driscoll
School: Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, Irvine, Orange County
J1115 — Honorable Mention
Lee J. McEligot, Grade 6
Bisphenol A: The Big Plastic Adversity
Advisor: Mr. August Lobato
School: Vista Verde School, Irvine, Orange County
J1120 — Honorable Mention
Louis C. Wooliever, Grade 8
Pampas Grass Grows Wild!
Advisor: Ms. Lucinda Hitchner
School: Cunha (Manuel F.) Intermediate School, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County

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