CSSF Project Listings: 2014
Aerodynamics/ Hydrodynamics

Junior Division

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J0101
Jacob C. Baker, Grade 8
Wave Watchers
Advisor: Ms. Kendia Herrington
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
J0102
Travis R. Campbell, Grade 8
Evan M. Green, Grade 8
Just Winging It
Advisor: Ms. Diana Skiles
School: Jacoby Creek Elementary School, Bayside, Humboldt County
J0103
Ian A. Canby, Grade 7
Unexpected Friction of a Hovercraft
Advisor: Dr. Deborah Dunn
School: Mesa Union Junior High School, Somis, Ventura County
J0104
Jaylan C. Catacutan, Grade 7
Car Aero: How Aerodynamics Affect a Car
Advisor: Mr. Gregory Wood
School: Vanden High School, Fairfield, Solano County
J0105
Imelda A. Ceja, Grade 7
Annika Khan, Grade 7
Parachutes: Does Size Matter?
Advisor: Mrs. Andrea Davidson
School: Sunnymead Middle School, Moreno Valley, Riverside County
J0106
Landon R. Creighton, Grade 7
Engineering Rocket Science: Can I Make a Small Scale Oxyhydrogen Powered Rocket Launcher?
Advisor: Mr. James Creighton
School: Monarch Academy, Moreno Valley, Riverside County
J0107
Johanna E. Dickie, Grade 8
How Does Aperture Size Affect the Velocity and Distance of a Mechanically Created Toroidal Vortex Ring?
Advisor: Ms. Mirna Rivera
School: Blair International Baccalaureate School, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
J0108
Sebastian J. Figueroa, Grade 8
The Effect of Bird Formation on Flight Efficiency
Advisor: Mrs. Barbara MacLaughlin
School: Miller (Frank A.) Middle School, Riverside, Riverside County
J0109
Aeden P. Gasser-Brennan, Grade 7
How Flaps on the Underside of a Wing Affect Its Aerodynamic Efficiency
Advisor: Mr. Carlos Lauchu
School: Millikan Middle School, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County
J0110
Sierra G. Gilmore, Grade 8
Does the Type of Material Affect How Long a Parachute Floats?
Advisor: Mrs. Denise Tayco
School: Pershing (John J.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0111
Alisa Y. Hathaway, Grade 8
Improving Aerodynamic Drag by Altering the Shape of a Pickup Truck Tailgate
Advisor: Mrs. Andrea Acres
School: Ridgecrest Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
J0112
Isaiah M. Hessler, Grade 6
Gone with the Wind: A Study of the Lift in Certain Airfoils
Advisor: Mrs. Wendy Karnes
School: Stockdale Christian School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J0113
Oliver N. Hill, Grade 7
Energy in the Wind
Advisor: Mrs. Corina Rice
School: Laytonville Middle School, Laytonville, Mendocino County
J0114
Victoria V. Lennon, Grade 8
Unplugged
Advisor: Mr. Scott Frank
School: Pioneer School, Deano, Kern County
J0115
Christie P. Lum, Grade 7
The Science behind Tsunamis: Studying the Effect of Water Depth on Wave Velocity
Advisor: Miss Vicki Choy
School: Zion Lutheran School, San Francisco, San Francisco County
J0116
David A. Maguina, Grade 6
The Effect of Fin Shape on Flight
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Saint Ann School, Ridgecrest, Kern County
J0117
Jared A. Nolen, Grade 8
Does Dimpling a Car Affect Its Acceleration?
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Trone
School: South Bay Elementary, Eureka, Humboldt County
J0118
Portia M. Osuch, Grade 7
Kicking It
Advisor: Mrs. Juana Salazar
School: Incarnation Parish School, Glendale, Los Angeles County
J0119
Alex W. Poonoosamy, Grade 8
Frozen Flight: The Aerodynamic Effect of Ice Contamination
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0120
R. C. Christian Rhodes, Grade 8
Cade M. Whitaker, Grade 8
Does the Design of a Glider Wing Affect the Distance of Flight?
Advisor: Mr. Dan Vilotti
School: St. Mary of the Angels, Ukiah, Mendocino County
J0121
Tristen M. Snyder, Grade 8
Towers of Power
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Ranchero Middle School, Hesperia, San Bernardino County
J0122
Reese A. Swanson, Grade 8
How Does the Shape and Weight of the Wing Affect the Lift of the Object?
Advisor: Mrs. Rita Armstrong
School: Los Cerritos Middle School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
J0123
James W. Whiting, Grade 8
Falling Out of the Sky in a Plane: The Stalling Characteristics of Aircraft
Advisor: Dr. Julianna So
School: St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County
J0124
Carissa A. Wong, Grade 7
Traveling on Thin Air
Advisor: Dr. Jayne Hastedt
School: Tierra Linda Middle School, San Carlos, San Mateo County


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