CSSF Project Listings: 2016
Materials Science

Junior Division

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J1301
Joseph C.F. Adams, Grade 7
Can You Hear Me Now? A Project on Acoustic Physics with Household Materials
Advisor: Mr. Mark Pattullo
School: Mayfield Junior School of the Holy Child, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
J1302
Cyrus Amalan, Grade 7
Michael Rose, Grade 7
Sound Extermination
Advisor: Mr. Alex Hofsteen
School: International School of Monterey, Monterey, Monterey County
J1303
Alec A. Balandin, Grade 8
How Does Graphene Implanted in Thermal Paste Affect Its Heat Conduction Properties?
Advisor: Mr. Fariborz Kargar
School: Riverside STEM Academy, Riverside, Riverside County
J1304
Faith J. Bray, Grade 6
How Many Volts Does It Take to Light Up Different Thickness of Pencil Lead?
Advisor: Mrs. Leslie Hatland
School: Mountain View Elementary School, Simi Valley, Ventura County
J1305
Katherine G. Champness, Grade 8
The Effect of Rapid Temperature Change on Protective Coatings
Advisor: Mrs. Rhonda Germano
School: Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J1306
Dominic A. Eftekharzadeh, Grade 8
Lorenzo L. Ramos, Grade 8
Nicholas V. Tudor, Grade 8
The Coolest Apparatus
Advisor: Mr. Jeff Geraci
School: Sacred Heart School, Palm Desert, Riverside County
J1307
Allison Hartsell, Grade 7
Heat Retention Levels of Woods
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Wright
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
J1308
Loden J. Haught, Grade 8
Sound Dampening
Advisor: Ms. Sara Meyers
School: Pacific Community Charter School, Point Arena, Mendocino County
J1309
T. Alden Ingelson-Filpula, Grade 7
Tensile Strength of Biobased Polymers (Bioplastics)
Advisor: Mrs. Donna Gilbertson
School: CORE Butte Charter School, Chico, Butte County
J1310
Cassia A. Jones, Grade 7
Future Fabrics: Using Carbon Nanotube-Coated Cotton to Create Efficient Wearable Heaters
Advisor: Mrs. Suzanne Burrows
School: Corte Madera Middle School, Portola Valley, San Mateo County
J1311
Seney Larson Moreno, Grade 7
The Effect of Acid Rain on Construction Materials
Advisor: Mrs. Rita Blickenstaff
School: St. Didacus Parochial School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1312
Marta K. Olson, Grade 6
Conductive Paint: Can You Resist?
Advisor: Dr. Jayne Hastedt
School: Central Middle School, San Carlos, San Mateo County
J1313
Johnny Perez, Grade 8
The Effect of Material on Sound Absorption
Advisor: Mrs. Shannon Harris
School: Jefferson (Thomas) Middle School, Wasco, Kern County
J1314
Nicholas A. Perez, Grade 8
Silica-Based Engineering to Solve Thermodynamic Threats to Wildland Firefighters
Advisor: Ms. Darlene Shimizu
School: St. Edward's Catholic School, Corona, Riverside County
J1315
G. Dalton Robinson, Grade 8
Thermite Reactions: A Comparison of Iron and Copper Oxides
Advisor: Miss Sarah Meyers
School: Pacific Community Charter School, Point Arena, Mendocino County
J1316
Christopher J. Rodriguez, Grade 8
What's the Coolest Turf?
Advisor: Mr. Jose Melgoza
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J1317
Isabelle M. Roquemore, Grade 7
Glow with the Flow
Advisor: Mrs. Lisa Haycraft
School: Saint Ann School, Ridgecrest, Kern County
J1318
Joseph Samuel, Grade 7
Which Roofing Material Gives the Best Thermal Insulation for a House?
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Tu
School: Rancho del Rey Middle School, Chula Vista, San Diego County
J1319
Josh A. Van Doren, Grade 8
Wild for Wildfire Safety
Advisor: Mr. Peter Chilpigian
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
J1320
Hannah Jo Ventura, Grade 6
Winter Warmth
Advisor: Mrs. Taryn Hansen
School: Liberty Elementary School, Fresno, Fresno County
J1321
Anna R. White, Grade 6
Stiches that Bind: An Analysis of Seam Strength
Advisor: Mrs. Lisa Kelsey
School: Canyon Heights Academy, Campbell, Santa Clara County


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