CSSF Category Awards: 2014
Alternative Energy

Junior Division


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J0230 — First Place
Colin S. Takeda, Grade 8
Sushi Power: Making Solar Cells from Seaweed and Squid Ink
Advisor: Ms. Katie Cohen
School: Medea Creek Middle School, Oak Park, Ventura County
J0201 — Second Place
Cameron M. Baab, Grade 8
The Effects of Various Extraction Methods of the Antioxidant EGCG on Biofuel Production in Nannocholoropsis Salina
Advisor: Mrs. Debbie Yakulis
School: Redwood Middle School, Saratoga, Santa Clara County
J0227 — Third Place
Kaushik Shivakumar, Grade 7
Factors Influencing the Conversion of the Kinetic Energy of a Landing Airplane into Useful Electrical Energy
Advisor: Dr. Shanthi Adimoolam
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0212 — Fourth Place
Sierra G. Freitas, Grade 8
Looking for the Best Blend of Biofuels
Advisor: Ms. Danielle Asaro
School: St. Mary's Elementary School, Escondido, San Diego County
J0208 — Honorable Mention
Benjamin Davidoff, Grade 6
Joshua A. Levine, Grade 6
Dylan R. Ross, Grade 6
The Revinoff
Advisor: Mr. Norm Brennan
School: Mirman School for Gifted Children, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J0209 — Honorable Mention
Nicholas L. Finke, Grade 6
The Amazing Power of the Microbial Fuel Cell! Making Energy from Organic Waste
Advisor: Mr. James Brunner
School: Bayside Middle School, San Mateo, San Mateo County
J0215 — Honorable Mention
Kai Y. Kato, Grade 8
Climate vs. Energy Output: The Effect of Temperature on the Productivity of Solar Panels
Advisor: Ms. Paula Borstel
School: Miraleste Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
J0216 — Honorable Mention
Rei J. Landsberger, Grade 8
The Effects of Reflective Designs on Solar Cell Power Output
Advisor: Mrs. Andrea Acres
School: Ridgecrest Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
J0222 — Honorable Mention
Ronak Pai, Grade 6
Gino J. Prasad, Grade 6
Dhruv Shah, Grade 6
Use of the Piezoelectric Effect to Generate Electricity with a Trampoline
Advisor: Dr. Keon Jae Lee
School: Redwood Middle School, Saratoga, Santa Clara County
J0225 — Honorable Mention
Jonathan F. Petty, Grade 7
Temperature's Effect on Solar Panel Energy Output
Advisor: Mr. Jeff Petty
School: Clear Creek School, Grass Valley, Nevada County
J0226 — Honorable Mention
Matthew B. Prata, Grade 8
Thomas J. Prata, Grade 8
It's So Hot It's Electric
Advisor: Mrs. Kristy Vena
School: Holy Name of Mary, San Dimas, Los Angeles County

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