CSSF Category Awards: 2015

Junior Division


Awards Ceremony photo to come

J0612 — First Place
Nicholas A. Hammons, Grade 7
Kitchen Synthesized Magnetite Nanocrystals for Removing Arsenic from Water
Advisor: Mrs. Cheryl Allen
School: Parras (Nick G.) Middle School, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County
J0603 — Second Place
Sophie Q. Carter, Grade 7
Cameron A. Gomez, Grade 7
Kinetics of the Inversion of Sucrose
Advisor: Dr. Paul Carter, Mr. Ravishanth Dev Anandhan
School: Sierra Madre Middle School, Sierra Madre, Los Angeles County
J0613 — Third Place
Rithik Jain, Grade 7
Bang for Your Buck: The Effect of the Type of Fuel on Energy Content
Advisor: Mrs. Thuy-Anh Nguyen
School: Challenger School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J0620 — Fourth Place
Faatima Zahra Motala, Grade 7
Got Biodiesel? Transesterification of Plant Oils into Fatty Acid Methyl Ester
Advisor: Mrs. Mariam Rangoonwala
School: Institute of Knowledge, Diamond Bar, Los Angeles County
J0601 — Honorable Mention
Alhassan Alhassan, Grade 7
Dissolve, Act, and React: The Effect of Temperature on Reaction Rate
Advisor: Mr. Emilio Cantu
School: La Vina Middle School, Delano, Kern County
J0605 — Honorable Mention
Alan P. Chen, Grade 6
Will Ice Cubes Melt Faster in Fresh Water or Salt Water?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J0606 — Honorable Mention
Sebastian C. Clancy, Grade 7
Using Lasers to Measure the Sugar Content of Liquids through Refraction
Advisor: Mrs. Andi Suter
School: Serrano Intermediate, Lake Forest, Orange County
J0624 — Honorable Mention
Mia B. Pardo, Grade 8
The Pink Catalyst
Advisor: Mr. John Shirajian
School: Ribet Academy, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County

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