CSSF Project Listings: 2008
Earth & Planetary Sciences

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

J0701 — Second Place
Evan L. Bornemann, Grade 7 portrait
Air Bubble Breakwater
Advisor: Ms. Ann Duda
School: Nativity Catholic School, Torrance, Los Angeles County
David H. Doan, Grade 6 portrait
Vanishing Water: Science or Mystery?
Advisor: Mrs. Arcely Fox
School: Rose Avenue School, Oxnard, Ventura County
Julia J. Dressel, Grade 7 portrait
Dune Heroes
Advisor: Mr. William Dolyniuk
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, San Mateo County
J0704 — Third Place
Daniel (D.J.) R. Freeman, Jr., Grade 7 portrait
Surfs Up: Will Different Ocean Bottoms Affect the Height of a Breaking Wave? Phase II
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Caroline Frost, Grade 8 portrait
Fighting Wildfires: It's an Uphill Battle
Advisor: Mr. Eddie Ozawa
School: St. Martin of Tours School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Alejandra P. Glover, Grade 7 portrait
Soil Absorption
Advisor: Mrs. Ana Lily Westhart
School: Our Lady Queen of Angels, Newport Beach, Orange County
Marco R. Harding, Grade 8 portrait
Shifting Sands: The Mystery of How Waves Move Sand Down the Beach: Does the Angle of the Wave Matter?
Advisor: Mr. Chris Lay
School: Kirby (Georgiana Bruce) Preparatory High Sch, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Heidi A. Hennesay, Grade 6 portrait
The Effects of Various Irrigation Systems in Maintaining Water Moisture in Different Soils
Advisor: Mrs. Stacey Tiger
School: Wash (John S.) Elementary School, Fresno, Fresno County
Kuylea A. Jensen, Grade 7 portrait
Barometric Pressure Inside and Outside: Is There a Difference?
Advisor: Ms. Holly Bowser
School: Hinkley Middle School, Hinkley, San Bernardino County
J0710 — First Place
Dylan J. Karlsson, Grade 6 portrait
Lessons Learned in Levee Construction from Katrina: Which Are More Effective, T-Walls or I-Walls?
Advisor: Mrs. Mary Pettitt
School: St. Adelaide School, Highland, San Bernardino County
Charlotte M.N. Mayeda, Grade 6 portrait
Hurricanes: The Heat Diffusers
Advisor: Mrs. Arecely Fox
School: Rose Avenue School, Oxnard, Ventura County
J0712 — Honorable Mention
Emily L. Schweigert, Grade 6 portrait
Soil Saturation
Advisor: Mrs. Sharon Falk-Carlsen
School: Blue Lake Elementary School, Blue Lake, Humboldt County
J0713 — Fourth Place
Kirill Slobodyanyuk, Grade 8 portrait
Geomagnetic Storms on GPS Devices
Advisor: Ms. Laura Berger
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County
Alisa Smith, Grade 8 portrait
Do North-Facing Beaches in Northern California Have Larger Sand Grains than South-Facing Beaches?
Advisor: Mr. Jeff Smith
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County

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