CSSF Project Listings: 2007
Physics & Astronomy

Senior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Julie R. Baker, Grade 11 portrait
Karen D. Nichols, Grade 11 portrait
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, How We Wonder Where We Are?
Advisor: Mrs. Debbie Lewis
School: Desert High School, Edwards, Kern County
S1602 — Second Place
Eric Casavant, Grade 11 portrait
Alex Marshall, Grade 11 portrait
On the Direct Detection of Dark Matter with LENS: A New Directionally Sensitive Low Energy WIMP Detector
Advisor: Mr. Bruce Kawanami
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S1603 — Honorable Mention
Tyrone T. Chen, Grade 12 portrait
The Effect of Increased Angle Elevations on Node to Node Distances during Film Boiling
Advisor: Dr. Gopinath Warrier
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate, Los Angeles County
Jarod A. Corey, Grade 11 portrait
Hand Warmer Performer
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hartsock
School: Mojave Senior High School, Mojave, Kern County
Thamine Dalichaouch, Grade 10 portrait
Effect of Shielding on Potentially Harmful 60 Hz Magnetic Fields
Advisor: Mr. Martin Teachworth
School: La Jolla Senior High School, La Jolla, San Diego County
Lauren N. Dickinson, Grade 10 portrait
Amanda T. Tran, Grade 10 portrait
Glowing Undergoing: The Phosphorescent Phenomenon
Advisor: Mrs. Carol Evans
School: Oak Grove High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Kyle R. Dwyier, Grade 11 portrait
Steam Whistles
Advisor: Mr. Gregory Peck
School: Upland High School, Upland, San Bernardino County
Carlyn J. Girard, Grade 10 portrait
Lucas A. Prokopiak, Grade 10 portrait
Maximizing Thermal Efficiency: Darfur Stoves
Advisor: Mr. Earl Peters
School: Arcata High School, Arcata, Humboldt County
Tom J. Hiel, Grade 11 portrait
Heat Transfer in Hydrogen Fuel Storage Tank Insulation
Advisor: Mrs. Martha Wood
School: Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
Simon D. Jacobs, Grade 9 portrait
Do Different Frequencies of Light Contain Different Amounts of Energy?
Advisor: Ms. Julia Waggener
School: Piedmont High School, Piedmont, Alameda County
Seung Mi Jung, Grade 11 portrait
A Test of Spectral Predictions of the Bohr Theory
Advisor: Mr. John-Emmanuel Shirajian
School: Ribet Academy, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Elise A. Kimball, Grade 9 portrait
Fast Fourier Transform Algorithm Analysis of the A 440 Frequency to Determine Violin Tone Quality
Advisor: Mr. Richard Bartel
School: North County Christian School, Atascadero, San Luis Obispo County
Kory L. Kindle, Grade 10 portrait
Kevin M. Renteria, Grade 10 portrait
Light and Brightness
Advisor: Ms. Karen Reynosa
School: Ventura High School, Ventura, Ventura County
Jonathan E. Lee, Grade 9 portrait
Centripetal Acceleration of an Object in Circular Motion
Advisor: Mr. John-Emmanuel Shirajian
School: Ribet Academy, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
S1615 — Fourth Place
Alekzandir J.L. Morton, Grade 11 portrait
Manutej Mulaveesala, Grade 12 portrait
Thomas M. Travagli, Grade 11 portrait
A Galaxy Ablaze from Afar: Spectral Energy Observations of S5 0716+714
Advisor: Mr. Jeff Adkins
School: Deer Valley High School, Anioch, Contra Costa County
Claudia E. Osuna, Grade 9 portrait
Heat Absorption in Floring Materials
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Callaway
School: Hueneme High School, Oxnard, Ventura County
Natalya D. Rodriguez, Grade 10 portrait
The Effect of Playing Different Notes on the Duration of the Sympathetic Vibrations of a C2 String of a Piano
Advisor: Mr. Michael Nakuae
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1618 — First Place
Nilesh Tripuraneni, Grade 10 portrait
On Propulsive Leidenfrost Phenomena: Exploring Theory, Experiment, and Applications
Advisor: Mr. Wayne Garabedian
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S1619 — Third Place
Geoffrey H. Woo, Grade 12 portrait
Dynamics of Surface Plasmon Propagation on Nanoparticle Arrays
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate, Los Angeles County
Shiri Yadlin, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Combining Organic Compounds with Differing Numbers of Hydroxyl Groups on Each Mixture's Viscosity
Advisor: Mr. Michael Antrim
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County

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