CSSF Category Awards: 2017
Physics & Astronomy

Junior Division


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J1823 — First Place
Vivek Vijayakumar, Grade 8 portrait
A Comparison of the Morphology, Mass, and the Expansion Velocities of Planetary Nebulae
Advisor: Mrs. Jami Phillips
School: San Elijo Middle School, San Marcos, San Diego County
J1808 — Second Place
Georgia G. Hutchinson, Grade 6 portrait
Linus C. Upson, Grade 6 portrait
Material Density and Charged Particle Occurrence in a Cloud Chamber
Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Parker
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, San Mateo County
J1805 — Third Place
Corina Dunn, Grade 8 portrait
The Effects of Temperature and Material on the Speed of Sound in a Gas
Advisor: Mr. Rob Greene
School: Westridge School, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
J1818 — Fourth Place
Vivian B. Tien, Grade 7 portrait
Salt Content and Buoyancy
Advisor: Mrs. Afsaneh Miller
School: Fairmont Private - North Tustin Campus, North Tustin, Orange County
J1811 — Honorable Mention
Rachel D. Lin, Grade 8 portrait
Determining Speed of Light in Corn Syrup Solutions
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
J1824 — Honorable Mention
Chunyi Zhou, Grade 6 portrait
Substrate-Liquid Wettability
Advisor: Mrs. Robin Van Vohis
School: Cypress Village Elementary, Irvine, Orange County

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