CSSF Project Listings: 2007
Product Science

Junior Division

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J1801 — Honorable Mention
John M. Azizian, Grade 8 portrait
Solutions and Medications: Analysis of Pill Coatings for Dissolving Purposes
Advisor: Ms. Lida Gevorkian
School: Chamlian (Vahan & Anoush) Armenian School, Glendale, Los Angeles County
Samuel D. Birns, Grade 6 portrait
How Clean ARE Your Hands?
Advisor: Mr. Larry Brandenburg
School: Rose Avenue School, Oxnard, Ventura County
J1803 — Fourth Place
Bryar W. Brandvold, Grade 7 portrait
Should Soccer Players Wear Protective Headgear?
Advisor: Ms. Diana Skiles
School: Jacoby Creek Elementary School, Bayside, Humboldt County
Grace S. Chen, Grade 7 portrait
Carissa M.H. Lee, Grade 7 portrait
Fat Fries?
Advisor: Mr. Wilson Lee
School: Milpitas Christian School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Cayley A. Cruickshank, Grade 8 portrait
A Comparison of Swim Times with Speedo Fastskin and Standard Lycra Swimsuits
Advisor: Mr. David Marchetti
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Kathryn R. Dern, Grade 8 portrait
Calories: Do They Add Up?
Advisor: Ms. Erin Wiggin
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Luka C. Douridas, Grade 8 portrait
Soapy Dilemma
Advisor: Mrs. Emily Hoffman
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County
J1808 — Second Place
Wylie H. Drummond, IV, Grade 8 portrait
Sticky Fingers: Getting More Bond for the Buck
Advisor: Miss Debbie Margulis
School: St. Martin of Tours School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Jessica M. DuBose, Grade 8 portrait
Dirty Mouth? Clean It Up!
Advisor: Mrs. Kelly Marcarelli
School: Pershing (John J.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Helena D. Epps, Grade 7 portrait
Joe A. Raimondi, Grade 7 portrait
Efficiency Deficiency
Advisor: Dr. Kathryn Pierno
School: Gateway Middle School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Brian Fiser, Grade 7 portrait
Joshua T. Polich, Grade 7 portrait
Look Cool or Be Cool: Which Sports Material Cools Your Body Temperature Down the Fastest?
Advisor: Mr. Greg Storseth
School: St. Paul's Middle School, Visalia, Tulare County
Claire E. Gorder, Grade 8 portrait
Your Fries Give Me Gas! The Viscosity of Various Bio-diesel Blends in Cold Temperatures
Advisor: Mrs. Mary Callahan
School: St. Catherine of Alexandria, Riverside, Riverside County
J1813 — First Place
Jaena Han, Grade 8 portrait
Natural vs. Pharmaceutical Antibiotics
Advisor: Dr. Richard Fleck
School: Muirlands Middle School, La Jolla, San Diego County
Leah A. Hatayama, Grade 7 portrait
The Effects of Honey on Longevity of Fruits and Vegetables: Year 2
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Wright
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
Julia A. Hennrikus, Grade 6 portrait
Christina E. McKoane, Grade 6 portrait
Which Mouthwash and Ingredients Are Most Effective at Inhibiting Oral Bacteria?
Advisor: Mrs. Cindy Stimson, Ms. Cindy Stimson
School: Valley Oak Elementary, Fresno, Fresno County
Jotthe Kannappan, Grade 7 portrait
Paper Chromatography
Advisor: Mrs. Heather Burt
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Kevin R. Kaufmann, Grade 8 portrait
Antibacterial Soap vs. Antibacterial Gel: Cause for Concern?
Advisor: Mrs. Constance Zeeb
School: Clark (C. Todd) Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
Kelly M. Kosmo, Grade 8 portrait
Does a Fastskin II Swimsuit Really Make a Swimmer Faster?
Advisor: Mr. Brad Penkala
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Nicole Kowtko, Grade 8 portrait
Fast Food Fuel Frenzy: How Effective Is Biofuel?
Advisor: Mr. William Dolyniuk
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, San Mateo County
Andrew R. Kurzweil, Grade 8 portrait
Cereal Critters: A Study of Contaminants in Mass-Marketed and Organic Breakfast Cereals
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Edmondson
School: Pegasus Middle School, Huntington Beach, Orange County
Alexandra A. Lamoureux, Grade 7 portrait
What's Best for Washing People's Hands?
Advisor: Mr. Duane Lamoureux
School: North Creek Academy, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County
Joshua B. Larky, Grade 7 portrait
The NBA Takes a Bad Bounce: Evaluating Leather vs. Synthetic Basketballs
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Marie R. Laube, Grade 7 portrait
Do Different Household Substances Kill Whitefly on Hibiscus Plants?
Advisor: Mr. Hunter Pashkow
School: Warren Walker School, San Diego, San Diego County
Joshua R. Lewicki, Grade 8 portrait
Sweet Relief?
Advisor: Mr. Michael Skutches
School: Soulsbyville Elementary School, Soulsbyville, Tuolumne County
Timothy J. Okita, Grade 7 portrait
The Efficiency of the Fluorescent Light Bulb vs. the Incandescent Light Bulb
Advisor: Mrs. Heather Burt
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Joseph L. Pagano, Grade 8 portrait
Swing Batter Batter!
Advisor: Sr. Lucinda Girard
School: Sacred Heart School, Palm Desert, Riverside County
Alaina R. Petlewski, Grade 6 portrait
"And the Reading Is...." The Effects of Antacids on Lemonade and Orange Juice
Advisor: Mrs. Nancy Gularte
School: St. Paul's Middle School, Visalia, Tulare County
Kayleen D. Ports, Grade 7 portrait
Help! My Data's All Wet
Advisor: Ms. D. Tayco
School: Pershing (John J.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Zachary C. Radovich, Grade 8 portrait
Advisor: Mrs. Bridget Royce
School: Curtis Creek School, Standard, Tuolumne County
Lior I. Schenk, Grade 8 portrait
Teeth Whitening with Natural Products
Advisor: Mrs. Noreen Williams
School: Fairmont Preparatory Academy, Anaheim, Orange County
Katelyn R. Serrano, II, Grade 7 portrait
The Hidden Strength of Paper Towels
Advisor: Mrs. Jelica Campos
School: St. Bonaventure Catholic School, Huntington Beach, Orange County
Shalin N. Shah, Grade 6 portrait
Regular - Super - Supreme
Advisor: Dr. Nilesh Shah
School: Reagan (Ronald) Elementary School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J1833 — Honorable Mention
Sona N. Shah, Grade 8 portrait
Sun Specs
Advisor: Dr. Nilesh Shah
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Sanjay Siddhanti, Grade 7 portrait
Brand Name or Generic? Which Antacids Are Better at Neutralizing Acid?
Advisor: Dr. Sunita Zalani
School: Sycamore Canyon School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
Sienna M. Silberkleit, Grade 7 portrait
Should Whitening Toothpastes Be Given the Brush Off?
Advisor: Mr. Edwin Saramosing
School: Chaminade Preparatory Middle School, Chatsworth, Los Angeles County
J1836 — Honorable Mention
Laurel M. Silberman, Grade 8 portrait
Chlorine vs. Saline Water Systems: Pool Water Quality
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J1837 — Honorable Mention
Andrew R. Silveira, Grade 7 portrait
Here Comes the Sun
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County
Reba M. Smith, Grade 7 portrait
Hot or Not
Advisor: Mrs. Sharon Hanna
School: Baechtel Grove Middle School, Willits, Mendocino County
Nicole L. Sorace, Grade 7 portrait
S.O.S. Save Our Skin: Will Sunscreens with Higher SPF Ratings Provide More Protection from Solar Radiation?
Advisor: Mr. Joe Benoit
School: Baechtel Grove Middle School, Willits, Mendocino County
Gianna G. Spinosa, Grade 6 portrait
Crazy Candles!
Advisor: Mrs. Suerie McNeill
School: Freshwater Elementary School, Eureka, Humboldt County
J1841 — Third Place
Ashley Su, Grade 6 portrait
Ashley's Secret Formula
Advisor: Dr. Jim Su
School: Dana (Richard Henry) Middle School, Arcadia, Los Angeles County
J1842 — Honorable Mention
Nishant Surapaneni, Grade 7 portrait
Friction Frenzy
Advisor: Mr. Roy Kaliekau
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim, Orange County
Dominic J. Thomas, Grade 7 portrait
Nail That Wood
Advisor: Mr. Michael Erickson
School: Maris (Stella) Academy, La Jolla, San Diego County
Bradley L. Tradonsky, Grade 8 portrait
Does Specific Protein Content and Quality in Hot Dogs Affect Price? Analysis of Nine Types
Advisor: Ms. Rosemary Armour
School: San Diego Jewish Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
Cambria L. Ullrich, Grade 8 portrait
The Better Ball: A Comparison between the Titleist ProV1 and Titleist DT So-Lo Golf Balls
Advisor: Mr. Eric Sands
School: Fruitvale Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Luke D. Van Houten, Grade 8 portrait
Effectiveness of Moisturizers and Sunblocks in Filtering UVA Rays
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Laura M. Van Voorhis, Grade 8 portrait
Proof of Waterproof: Quantifying UVA Penetration of Water-Exposed Sunscreen
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Patti R. Wassem, Grade 8 portrait
How Does the Brand of Popcorn Affect the Amount of Popcorn Popped?
Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Moses
School: Muir (John) Middle School, Burbank, Los Angeles County
Christopher W. Weddington, Grade 6 portrait
Drip Emitter Performance
Advisor: Mrs. Nicole Luckin
School: Fairmont Elementary School, Sanger, Fresno County
Ruth Wong, Grade 6 portrait
Comparison of Vegetables' Shelf Life in Different Kinds of Bags
Advisor: Mrs. Penelope Ross
School: Fort Washington Elementary, Fresno, Fresno County

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