CSSF Project Listings: 2014
Product Science (Biological)

Junior Division

Emily E. Aguilar, Grade 8
My Room Is Making Me Sick
Advisor: Mrs. Cathy Grimes
School: Phoenix Ranch School, Simi Valley, Ventura County
Kylie L. Akiyama, Grade 6
Which Road Deicer Is the Best for the Environment?
Advisor: Mrs. Nikki Mitchell
School: Bullis Purissima Elementary School, Los Altos Hills, Santa Clara County
Mahnur A. Bharucha, Grade 6
Sound Asleep? Effects of the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) on Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Advisor: Ms. Asma Mana
School: Institute of Knowledge, Diamond Bar, Los Angeles County
Joseph N. Blinder, Grade 8
Why Juice?
Advisor: Ms. Abbe Braitman
School: Wornick (Ronald C.) Jewish Day School, Foster City, San Mateo County
Natalie E. Boust, Grade 8
Do Various Consumable Energy Stimulants Have an Effect on an Organisms' Behavior?
Advisor: Mr. Craig Jones
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
Sabrina P. Chan, Grade 8
Are Your Eyes Safe? The Efficiency of Contact Lens Solutions
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Grace M. Dailey, Grade 8
Brand vs. Generic: Is Neosporin(R) Original Ointment Really More Effective than Generic Antibiotic Ointment?
Advisor: Mr. David Ciancutti
School: Saint Rita School, Fairfax, Marin County
Sierra H. Evans, Grade 6
Determine Which Gloves Give Protection from the Cold and Still Allow for the Best Dexterity and Sensation of the Hands
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Michelle A. Gelejian, Grade 6
How Sweet It Is!
Advisor: Mrs. Shannan Marley
School: A.G.B.U. Manoogian Demirdjian School, Canoga Park, Los Angeles County
Elizabeth Gonzalez, Grade 8
Sunscreen Effectiveness against Ultraviolet Radiation
Advisor: Mr. Dan Grendziak
School: Wangenheim Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Kate A. Harrington, Grade 7
The Effect of Sunscreens' Sun Protection Factor (SPF) on Ultraviolet (UV) Solar Beads
Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Dorsey
School: St. John School, Encinitas, San Diego County
John C. Howell, Grade 8
Is Green as Clean?
Advisor: Ms. Lucinda Hitchner
School: Cunha (Manuel F.) Intermediate School, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County
Emily Huang, Grade 8
Which Soap? Comparing the Effectiveness of Taiwan and American Bar Soap in Killing Bacteria
Advisor: Dr. Kelly Doran
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Amos Khasigian, Grade 7
Is Darker Better?
Advisor: Mrs. Kimberly Calderon
School: Sutter (John) Middle School, Fowler, Fresno County
William C. Mrdjenovich, Grade 8
Sound Hygiene: Is an Ultrasonic Toothbrush More Effective at Killing Bacteria?
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Matthew S. Ng, Grade 7
Perfect Pancake
Advisor: Mrs. Laura Kaufman
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County
Aisha N. Patel, Grade 7
Don't Get Burned!
Advisor: Mrs. Muna Moinuddin
School: Orange Crescent School, Garden Grove, Orange County
Annaliese N. Rupp, Grade 7
One Flush Is Not Enough
Advisor: Mrs. Donna Harbison
School: Holy Trinity School, San Pedro, Los Angeles County
Alyssa M. Thue, Grade 7
Oil Spill Clean Up
Advisor: Mrs. Sharon Escalona-Olsen
School: American Martyrs School, Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County
Juliana E. Valenzuela, Grade 7
Incredible Jello: Which Additive Makes the Strongest Gelatin?
Advisor: Mrs. Maura Scioscia
School: Notre Dame Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
Nolan W. Yamada, Grade 8
The Effects of Pasteurization on the Vitamin C Content of Raw Milk
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County

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