Environmental Engineering

S0701 Adam, Marian I. Grade 10, Orange County
Is Bayside Drive Beach Safe from Waterborne Disease?
Advisor: Mr. David Knight
School: University High School, Irvine
S0702 Alonge, Frank A. Grade 10, Kern County
The Effect of Common Soil Contaminates on the Growth of your Backyard Garden
Advisor: Mr. Dwight Morgan
School: Burroughs (Sherman E.) High School, Ridgecrest
S0703 Armenian, Patil Grade 11, Los Angeles County
Are the EPA Standards of Mercury Really Safe for Starfish?
Advisor: Mrs. Varsenig Dermegerdighian
School: Ferrahian High School, Encino
S0704 Baker, Lauren Grade 9, Orange County
Does the Concentration of Particulates in the Air Vary by Location and Proximity to Source?
Advisor: Craig Huff
School: University High School, Irvine
S0705 Barari, Sony B. Grade 10, Kern County
The Effect of Green Plants on Atmospheric Carbon Monoxide
Advisor: Beverly Hill
School: Burroughs (Sherman E.) High School, Ridgecrest
S0706 Bartkus, Liana N. Grade 10, San Bernardino County
I'm Winded and Out of Gas
Advisor: Dr. Robert Kirk
School: Sultana High School, Herperia
S0707 Begley, Anna R. Grade 11, Santa Clara County
Take A Deep Breath
Advisor: Randy Wallace
School: Notre Dame High School, San Jose
S0708 Betpera, Artin Grade 9, Los Angeles County
Analysis of Lead Content in Soil as a Function of Freeway Distance
Advisor: Jack Harper
School: Claremont High School, Claremont
S0709 Bogle, Michael T. Grade 9, Ventura County
Is All Drinking Water the Same?
Advisor: Mrs. Patricia Noring
School: Westlake High School, Westlake Village
S0710 Capps, Justin T. Grade 10, Fresno County
Electro-Decomposition of Automotive Exhaust to Reduce the Precursory Gases of Smog
Advisor: Mr. Scott Carneval
School: Buchanan (Floyd B.) High School, Clovis
S0711 Gallant, Natalie M. Grade 10, Los Angeles County
Attention Enzymes! You Are Needed to Participate in a REVOLUTION In Recycling!
Advisor: Jim Warren
School: Marymount High School, Los Angeles
S0712 Gibbs, Charae M. Grade 11, Ventura County
Cleaning Bad Water with Dirt: The Use of Soil Bacteria to Clean Nitrate Polluted Water
Advisor: Mr. Dave Cooper
School: Moorpark High School, Moorpark
S0713 Giddings, Sarah N. Grade 9, San Luis Obispo County
Does Moisture and Aeration of a Compost Pile Affect the Composting Time, pH Level, and Temperature of the Pile?
Advisor: Dr. Michael Landino
School: Morro Bay High School, Morro Bay
S0714 Gordon, Colleen Grade 10, Fresno County
San Joaquin / Kings Rivers - A Biomass Study of Algae
Advisor: Mr. Larry Constantino
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno
S0715 Grassman, Carina H. Grade 10, Riverside County
Are Wetlands an Effective Means of Reducing Bacterial Concentrations in Sewage? Are 1-Phase Wetlands More Effective than
Advisor: Dr. Marylynn Yates
School: North (John Wesley) High School, Riverside
S0716 Heick, Nathan J. Grade 11, Riverside County
Can the Addition of Certain Secondary Plant Compounds to the Soil Increase its Limited Ability to Bioremediate Polychlor
Advisor: Ms. Michele Lieux
School: North (John Wesley) High School, Riverside
S0717 Huly, Nicholas Grade 9, San Diego County
Does Ozone Protect Brine Shrimp from Ultraviolet Radiation?
Advisor: Al Walker
School: Fallbrook Union High School, Fallbrook
S0718 Joens, Christine A. Grade 11, Orange County
Advisor: Mr. Mike Nokave
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine
S0719 La, Dennis Grade 10, Orange County
Recycling Laser-Printed Paper with Cellulase
Advisor: Mrs. Nancy Custer
School: Valley High School, Santa Ana
S0720 Lee, Andrew B. Grade 12, Riverside County
In Vitro Genetic Construction of a PCB-Degrading Recombinant
Advisor: Dr. Dennis Focht
School: Polytechnic High School, Riverside
S0721 McCann, Keith A. Grade 10, Fresno County
Vernal Pools vs. Human Expansion
Advisor: Mrs. Peggy Jones
School: Clovis High School, Clovis
S0722 Mihalik, Aaron D. Grade 10, Kern County
Hazard Free Cooking
Advisor: Kristin Hudlow
School: Centennial High School, Bakersfield
S0723 Ratnayake, Nishantha S. Grade 9, Riverside County
Microbial Activity in Different Soil Amendments
Advisor: Ms. Michele Lieux
School: North (John Wesley) High School, Riverside
S0724 Rogers, Christopher E. Grade 10, Santa Clara County
Solar Distillation: Fresh Water of the Future
Advisor: Gail Cahn
School: Willow Glen High School, San Jose
S0725 Sungu, Rajinder S. Grade 11, Fresno County
Radon's Effect on Cancer
Advisor: Charles Chotanian
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno
S0726 Untermann, Kurt T. Grade 10, Marin County
What Kinds of Garbage Produce the Most Methane?
Advisor: Mr. Larry Lack
School: San Rafael High School, San Rafael
S0727 Weidner, Heather R. Grade 12, San Bernardino County
The Effects of a Prescribed Fire on Species Competition and Plant Density in Chino Hills' Coastal Sage Scrub
Advisor: Dr. Jan Beyers
School: Ayala (Ruben S.) High School, Chino Hills
S0728 Wyner, Erin M. Grade 9, Mendocino County
Raising The Dead - Recharging Alkaline Batteries
Advisor: Mr. Fred Rubin
School: Fort Bragg High School, Fort Bragg

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