CSSF Project Listings: 2001
Junior Division

Bailey, Terra R.E., Grade 6
Rojas, Angela M., Grade 6
Pooches Pick Most Pungent? Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Tatiana Alexandrov
School: Bradley (Elma G.) Elementary School, Watsonville, Santa Cruz County

Belsky, Joey E., Grade 8
Effect of Geographical Location on Protozoan Infection of Monarch Butterflies
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Livingston
School: Carmel Valley Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County

Boronda, Laura A., Grade 7
The Effects of Temperature and Light on the Feeding Habits of the Mosquito Fish, Gambusia affinis
Advisor: Mr. Ralph Wege
School: San Benancio Middle School, Salinas, Monterey County

Ebeling, John A., Grade 7
What Causes a Trout to Rise to a Fly?
Advisor: Mrs. Jodi Catano
School: Blessed Sacrament Elementary School, San Diego, San Diego County

Elder, Regan E., Grade 8
How Strong Are Your Mytilus californianus?
Advisor: Mr. Brent Susman
School: Ocean View Junior High School, Oxnard, Ventura County

Farley, Jennika M., Grade 6
What Do Dangerous Ants Eat? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Santos
School: Cole Elementary School, Clovis, Fresno County

Fernandes, Billy C., Grade 6
Egg-Strapolation: How Old Are Those Store Bought Eggs? Project Abstract
Advisor: Ms. Jenny Schouten
School: St. Hyacinth Academy, San Jacinto, Riverside County

Finck, Erik W., Grade 8
Hermit Crab Shell Selection Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Brad Penkala
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County

Gudgell, Ninna F., Grade 8
Horse's Color Preference
Advisor: Mr. Norman Negus
School: Pershing (John J.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County

Harrison, Samantha E., Grade 6
Something Fishy?
Advisor: Ms. Kathleen Staubach
School: Pinecrest Elementary School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County

J1811 Category Award: Honorable Mention
Healy-Day, Graham B., Grade 7
The Effects of Salinity on Artemia Survival
Advisor: Mr. Tom Smith
School: La Jolla Country Day School, La Jolla, San Diego County

Humphrey, Jan M., Grade 7
Drosophila melanogaster Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Karen Stampes
School: Chipman Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County

Kaufmann, Kaitlin A., Grade 7
How Sweet It Is II?: Does Nectar Affect a Hummingbird's Selection of a Feeding Source?
Advisor: Mr. Randy Ray
School: Reyburn Intermediate, Clovis, Fresno County

Klittich, Danny S., Grade 7
Winter Wasps
Advisor: Mr. Mike Karayan
School: Fillmore Middle School, Fillmore, Ventura County

Lu, C. Peiran, Grade 8
Breathing Rates of Aquatic and Air Breathers Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County

Osornio-Centerwall, Edwin N., Grade 8
Carp Growth at Different Temperatures Project Abstract
Advisor: Mrs. Sally Clark
School: Modoc Middle School, Alturas, Modoc County

Palmer, Matthew S., Grade 7
How Will Global Warming Affect Corals? Project Abstract
Advisor: Mr. Steven Parsa
School: Palos Verdes Intermediate School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County

Robertson, Tarolyn J., Grade 8
Do Canines Have Unique Pawprints? Project Abstract
Advisor: Miss Kathryn Ducharme
School: Carlton Hills School, Santee, San Diego County

Skog, Caitlin N., Grade 6
Large Mouth Bass Growth: Micropterus salmoides
Advisor: Mr. Mike Gusti
School: Harvest Valley Elementary School, Romoland, Riverside County

J1820 Category Award: First Place
Song, Mi R., Jr., Grade 8
Mosquito Magnets: Are You a Walking Mosquito Magnet?
Advisor: Mr. Ron Simandle
School: Palms Magnet Middle School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County

J1821 Category Award: Third Place
Stein-Bodenheimer, Gadielle I., Grade 7
Ant Pheromones
Advisor: Mr. Craig Campbell
School: Sierra Canyon Middle School, Chatsworth, Los Angeles County

Suvanto, Jason E., Grade 8
Micro Life
Advisor: Mr. David Piercy
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County

Triska, Iris C., Grade 8
How Does Temperature Affect Color Change in Pacific Tree Frogs?
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Lane
School: Pacific Union School, Arcata, Humboldt County

J1824 Category Award: Second Place
Williams, Genevieve Y., Grade 7
Which Food Group Do Argentine Ants Prefer?
Advisor: Ms. Mariana McMullen
School: Palos Verdes Intermediate School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County

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