CSSF Project Listings: 2007
Environmental Engineering

Junior Division

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Jasleen K. Bains, Grade 8 portrait
Investigating the Bioremediation Effectiveness of Oil-Eating Bacteria under Various Environmental Conditions
Advisor: Mr. Thomas Turmon
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
Kaitlin J. Bakhshian, Grade 7 portrait
Got Carbon: Does the Density of Carbon Particles in a Filter Increase Filter Effectiveness?
Advisor: Mr. Matt Dzmura
School: Magnolia Science Academy, Reseda, Los Angeles County
Daniel J. Barton, Grade 7 portrait
Does Soil Absorb Motor Oil Spills Better than Consumer Products?
Advisor: Mrs. Nicole Luckin
School: Fairmont Elementary School, Sanger, Fresno County
Nora M. Britton, Grade 8 portrait
Heat: From Substrate to Water
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J0905 — Second Place
Aubryn R. Butterfield, Grade 8 portrait
Wind Farming the Fertile Pavement of the San Joaquin Valley
Advisor: Mrs. Robin Butterfield
School: North Kern Christian School, Wasco, Kern County
J0906 — Honorable Mention
Paul C. Deardorff, Grade 8 portrait
Effects of Adding Denatured Alcohol to Unleaded Gasoline on Emissions from a Small Internal Combustion Engine
Advisor: Mr. Edwin Saramosing
School: Chaminade Preparatory Middle School, Chatsworth, Los Angeles County
Jennifer E. Fox, Grade 8 portrait
Using Plants to Remove Pesticides from Storm Water Run-Off, Year 3
Advisor: Mr. Thomas Turmon
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
J0908 — Honorable Mention
Shaleena Jeeawoody, Grade 7 portrait
Water Purification: The Green Way
Advisor: Dr. Thuy-Anh Nguyen
School: Challenger School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J0909 — Honorable Mention
Mikayla R. Jundt, Grade 7 portrait
Water Purification with Solar Energy
Advisor: Mrs. Mary Nelson
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
Stacey S. Jung, Grade 8 portrait
Dalia Khammash, Grade 8 portrait
Wind Energy
Advisor: Dr. Mustafa Khammash
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Nicholas A. Kinsman, Grade 7 portrait
Catching Rays: Reflections on Portable Desalination Devices
Advisor: Ms. Mimi Wentz
School: St. Anne School, Laguna Niguel, Orange County
Abhishek P. Kodukulla, Grade 8 portrait
Recycled Copy Paper vs. Recycled Newsprint: Which Is Stronger?
Advisor: Mrs. Cynthia Vodraska
School: Sequoia Middle School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
Alexis M. Meruelo, Grade 7 portrait
Do Earthworms Help Refurnish the Soil of Saltwater Spills?
Advisor: Mrs. Lily Westhart
School: Our Lady Queen of Angels, Newport Beach, Orange County
Tyler J. Newcomb, Grade 6 portrait
Evaporation Collaboration
Advisor: Ms. Kim Petersen
School: Palm Desert Middle School, Palm Desert, Riverside County
Howard Nguyen, Grade 8 portrait
Reduction of NO(3) and PO(4)
Advisor: Mrs. Kellie Marcarelli
School: Pershing (John J.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Ellie I. Paul, Grade 6 portrait
Which Natural Material Filters Polluted Water Best?
Advisor: Ms. Annette Dobler
School: Willowside Middle School, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County
J0917 — Third Place
Darby K. Schumacher, Grade 6 portrait
Ryan P. Schumacher, Grade 8 portrait
A Filter Today Keeps Pollutants Away
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Santa Catalina (Upper and Lower) School, Monterey, Monterey County
Martin G. Severhill, Grade 8 portrait
Is It Possible to Generate Electricity Using Passive Solar Energy?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: St. Francis of Assisi School, Vista, San Diego County
J0919 — Fourth Place
Timothy J. Tang, Grade 7 portrait
Water Purification in Emergency Situations
Advisor: Ms. Charlotte May
School: West Portal Lutheran Elementary School, San Francisco, San Francisco County
Yuliya Tumaykina, Grade 8 portrait
Ecologically Safe Methods of Getting Rid of Whiteflies
Advisor: Mrs. Emily Hoffman
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Scarlett C. Winningham, Grade 7 portrait
Oil Spills
Advisor: Mrs. Anita Pisciotta
School: St. Anselm Elementary School, San Anselmo, Marin County
Clayton Wright, Grade 8 portrait
Less Is More
Advisor: Mrs. Donna Palmer
School: Fruitvale Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Abbas R. Zaidi, Grade 7 portrait
Solving the Crisis on Hand: Ozone Depletion
Advisor: Mrs. Shagufta Akhtar
School: Granada Islamic School, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County
J0924 — First Place
Lydia K. Zdeb, Grade 8 portrait
A Comparison of Two Potential Lead Bioremediating Plants
Advisor: Mr. James Spandikow
School: Madison Middle School, Oceanside, San Diego County

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