CSSF Project Listings: 2007
Environmental Science

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Priyanka Arunkumar, Grade 7 portrait
Shriya V. Nagpal, Grade 7 portrait
Lead in Elementary Schools
Advisor: Ms. Gail Inlow
School: Redwood Middle School, Saratoga, Santa Clara County
Kevin J. Bajurin, Grade 8 portrait
Is There Too Much Arsenic in Bay Area Drinking Water?
Advisor: Ms. Stephanie Wald
School: Ralston Middle School, Belmont, San Mateo County
J1003 — Honorable Mention
Kanan J. Best, Grade 7 portrait
Estimating Gas Consumption at Drive-Thru Restaurants and Businesses in California
Advisor: Mr. David LaBolle
School: Sunny Brae Middle School, Arcata, Humboldt County
Emily Birch, Grade 8 portrait
What Is the Relationship between Turbidity Levels in Water and the Amount of Dissolved Oxygen?
Advisor: Mr. Bruce Peterson
School: Rincon Middle School, Escondido, San Diego County
Meredith A. Brown, Grade 8 portrait
Solar Energy: Friend or Foe? A Matter of Perspective
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Nicole J. Burdett, Grade 8 portrait
What's in Your River? Nitrates, Phosphates, Ammonia, Oh My!
Advisor: Ms. Anicia Yambot
School: Loma Vista Middle School, Riverside, Riverside County
J1007 — First Place
Alison Burklund, Grade 8 portrait
Hazardous Waste: What Soil Fits Its Taste?
Advisor: Mrs. Ellen Raber
School: Valley Montessori School, Livermore, Alameda County
Arai J. Calvillo, Grade 8 portrait
Maglay Ruiz, Grade 8 portrait
Melanie A. Vieira, Grade 8 portrait
Cow Patties: How Much CO(2) Do They Really Give Off?
Advisor: Ms. Nina Wyman
School: Waterloo School, Stockton, San Joaquin County
William G. Carr, Grade 8 portrait
Air Pollution
Advisor: Ms. Diana Solaegui
School: Merryhill School at Brookside, Stockton, San Joaquin County
Gregory M. Cloud, Grade 6 portrait
Gray Water Effects on Plant Growth
Advisor: Mrs. Cathy Guiley
School: Valencia Elementary School, Aptos, Santa Cruz County
J1011 — Third Place
David M. Cohn, III, Grade 8 portrait
From Ashes to Life: Burned Region Plant Regeneration/ Soil Transformation
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Kayla R. Dawe, Grade 7 portrait
Death by Toxicity
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Spring Grove School, Hollister, San Benito County
Camille G. Endacott, Grade 8 portrait
Got Pollutants? An Investigation Examining Indicators of Water Pollution in a Local Stream
Advisor: Mrs. Emily Hoffman
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Edwin Espinoza, Grade 8 portrait
Is It Safe to Eat the Fish? Toxic Heavy Metals in Urban Lake Sediment
Advisor: Mr. Larry Simonsen
School: Hollenbeck Math, Science, Technology Magnet, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Benjamin Francis, Grade 6 portrait
The Good, Bad, and the Ugly of CO(2)
Advisor: Mrs. Leigh Ann Banes
School: Century Elementary School, Clovis, Fresno County
J1016 — Honorable Mention
Amy Franco, Grade 8 portrait
Jessica Mira, Grade 8 portrait
How Does Seasonal Change Affect Respiration Parameters for Oncorhyncus mykiss Living in Shallow Urban Lakes?
Advisor: Mr. Larry Simonsen
School: Hollenbeck Math, Science, Technology Magnet, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Katherine W. Glockner, Grade 7 portrait
Dinoflagellate Detectives: Bioluminescence as a Measure of Water Quality
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Robert E. Gray, Grade 6 portrait
Will the Land Application of Biosolids Have a Negative Impact on Ground Water?
Advisor: Miss Carrie Given
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
Duncan C. Hosie, Grade 7 portrait
Is Global Warming Real? A Study of Atmospheric Temperature and Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Advisor: Mr. Eric Kielich
School: Mount Tamalpais School, Mill Valley, Marin County
Victoria N. Hutchins, Grade 7 portrait
Amanda L. Weber, Grade 7 portrait
Saltwater Intrusion in Agricultural Fields: The Effect of Saltwater on the Growth Rate of Radish Seeds
Advisor: Dr. Jeff Hughey
School: International School of Monterey, Monterey, Monterey County
Kamal Kajouke, Grade 8 portrait
How Cool Is Green?
Advisor: Mrs. T. C. Chiang
School: Dodson (Rudecinda Sepulveda) Middle School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
Jennie R. Kaplan-Woodson, Grade 8 portrait
Baywatch: Spread Rate Analysis of Pollutants in a Coastal Bay Environment
Advisor: Mr. Greg Ennes
School: Sunny Brae Middle School, Arcata, Humboldt County
Urina J. Kim, Grade 8 portrait
Ocean Water pH Tests
Advisor: Mrs. Sally Fisher
School: Reed (Olga L.) Elementary School, Los Alamos, Santa Barbara County
J1024 — Honorable Mention
Rose L. Leopold, Grade 7 portrait
Ella R. Madsen, Grade 7 portrait
Sandy Beaches: Pleasure or Pollutant? An Analysis of Sand Bacteria as a Possible Source of Ocean Contamination
Advisor: Mr. Darrell Steely
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J1025 — Second Place
Mikael H. Matossian, Grade 8 portrait
The Effects of Atmospheric Pollution on the Performance of Solar Cells
Advisor: Ms. Nanor Markarian
School: A.G.B.U. Manoogian Demirdjian School, Canoga Park, Los Angeles County
J1026 — Fourth Place
Jorie A. Moore, Grade 7 portrait
The Effects of Different Marine Environments on Oil Toxicity Level and Its Effect on Fish Embryo Development
Advisor: Mrs. Hillary Cloud
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Karla Morfin, Grade 8 portrait
Edith J. Perez, Grade 8 portrait
It Will Grow, No Lye
Advisor: Mrs. Fay Hinds
School: Yosemite Middle School, Fresno, Fresno County
Nicole D. Newman, Grade 8 portrait
Sara Zepezauer, Grade 8 portrait
Water Works
Advisor: Mr. Christopher Bautista
School: Chaminade Preparatory Middle School, Chatsworth, Los Angeles County
J1029 — Honorable Mention
Nicolas A. O'Connor, Grade 8 portrait
The Effect of Fire on Chaparral Seed Germination
Advisor: Ms. Denise Rogers
School: Correia (Steven V.) Junior High School, San Diego, San Diego County
Justo R. Padron, III, Grade 6 portrait
Investigating the Water Quality of Dairy Farm Water
Advisor: Ms. Linda Gowens
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
Sebastian J. Revels, Grade 8 portrait
An Evaluation of Water In Rose Canyon Creek
Advisor: Mrs. Gretchen Taylor
School: Hillsdale Middle School, El Cajon, San Diego County
Haley S. Rogers, Grade 8 portrait
The Effect of Roads and Buildings on Global Temperatures
Advisor: Ms. Liane Martin
School: Vista Verde School, Irvine, Orange County
Joel P. Ryan, Grade 7 portrait
Hydrogen Ion Concentrations
Advisor: Mr. Kenneth Cornell
School: Fairmont Private Schools - Anaheim Hills, Anaheim Hills, Orange County
Drew H. Sherwood, Grade 7 portrait
San Luis Rey River: Planet Pal or Planet Peril?
Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Morrow
School: Coastal Academy, Oceanside, San Diego County
Johan M. Snider, Grade 8 portrait
Water Quality
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Huffine
School: Academy for Academic Excellence, Apple Valley, San Bernardino County
Gurleen K. Virk, Grade 8 portrait
Determining the Toxicity Level of Insecticide in Various Types of Water Conditions
Advisor: Mr. Thomas Turmon
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
Bryce K. Woods, Grade 7 portrait
pH Variation in Lake Mendocino
Advisor: Mr. John Woods
School: Pomolita Middle School, Ukiah, Mendocino County

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