CSSF Project Listings: 2008
Environmental Engineering

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Alesia L. Atherley, Grade 7 portrait
Solar Radiation to Distill Water
Advisor: Mrs. Karen Ortiz
School: Park View Middle School, Yucaipa, San Bernardino County
J0902 — Honorable Mention
Khajag Bornazyan, Grade 6 portrait
Energy Trap
Advisor: Mr. George Bornazyan
School: Pilibos (Alex) Armenian School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Abrar Choudhury, Grade 8 portrait
Cleaning Up Oil Spills
Advisor: Dr. Thuy-Anh Nguyen
School: Challenger School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J0904 — First Place
Zareen Choudhury, Grade 6 portrait
Phytoextraction: An Organic Decontaminator
Advisor: Dr. Thuy-Anh Nguyen
School: Challenger School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
Brian A. Clark, Grade 6 portrait
Conserve Water, Nourish Plants: Can Gray Water Grow Great Gardens?
Advisor: Mrs. Tara Clark
School: International School of Monterey, Monterey, Monterey County
Mary R. Data, Grade 8 portrait
Break It Down to Save Our Planet: The Breakdown of CO(2) Emissions
Advisor: Mr. Daniel Meyer
School: St. Pius X Elementary School, Redwood City, San Mateo County
J0907 — Third Place
Natalya B. Dreszer, Grade 6 portrait
Algae to the Rescue! Bioremediation of Greenhouse Gasses with Algae
Advisor: Ms. Nancy Serigstad
School: Spring Hill Advanced Elementary School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J0908 — Fourth Place
Anoop R. Galivanche, Grade 8 portrait
A Comparison of Different Water Purification Methods
Advisor: Dr. Ray Hoobler
School: Redwood Middle School, Saratoga, Santa Clara County
Marshall T. Gifford, Grade 8 portrait
Catching the Rays
Advisor: Mr. William Dolyniuk
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, San Mateo County
Sean S. Haas, Grade 6 portrait
Pure Water Produced by Solar Distillation
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Freshwater Elementary School, Eureka, Humboldt County
Mikayla R. Jundt, Grade 8 portrait
Water Purification with Solar Energy
Advisor: Ms. Kendia Herrington
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
Nicholas A. Kinsman, Grade 8 portrait
Catching Rays: The Importance of Focus
Advisor: Ms. Mimi Wentz
School: St. Anne School, Laguna Niguel, Orange County
Austin J. Kluth, Grade 8 portrait
Using Water as a Coolant to Increase Solar Panel Efficiency
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Sniffen
School: Hillsdale Middle School, El Cajon, San Diego County
Zeke M. Lemann, Grade 8 portrait
Parabola Solar Ovens
Advisor: Mr. Bruce Hart
School: Fieldbrook Elementary School, Arcata, Humboldt County
Kristin O. Lopez, Grade 8 portrait
Garbage Blues
Advisor: Mrs. Mary Dwyer
School: Sacred Heart School, Ventura, Ventura County
Monica R. Luna, Grade 6 portrait
Comparing Different Filtration Materials in Cleaning Contaminated Water
Advisor: Mr. David Russell
School: Wash (John S.) Elementary School, Fresno, Fresno County
Ian J. Martinez, Grade 7 portrait
Pine Needles and Oak Leaves as a Source of Renewable Energy
Advisor: Mr. Russ Osman-Bravard
School: Seven Hills Middle School, Nevada City, Nevada County
Cameron E. Merten, Grade 7 portrait
Going Green: The Battle of Two Solar Water Heaters
Advisor: Mr. William Dolyniuk
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, San Mateo County
Lauren M. Miles, Grade 6 portrait
Can Fabrics Be Used for Water Filters?
Advisor: Ms. Joann Gillespie
School: Vista Heights Middle School, Moreno Valley, Riverside County
J0920 — Honorable Mention
Diego R. Munoz-Cowan, Grade 7 portrait
The Biodiesel Tests
Advisor: Mrs. Barbara Penney
School: Maze (Marguerite) Middle School, Hollister, San Benito County
Andrew A. Palosaari, Grade 8 portrait
Save Money and Stop Pollution: Cost-effective Gardening While Maintaining an Earth Friendly Environment
Advisor: Mrs. Andrea Acres
School: Ridgecrest Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
Tyler M. Paras, Grade 8 portrait
Cleaner Waterways: Reducing the Effects of Fertilizer Runoff
Advisor: Mr. Brad Penkala
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Diego A. Ramirez, Grade 6 portrait
Solar Cooking in Humboldt County
Advisor: Mrs. Melanie McGuire
School: McKinleyville Middle School, McKinleyville, Humboldt County
David M. Tanksley, Grade 6 portrait
Helping Our School's Biodegradable Plates Decompose Faster using Environmental Factors
Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Morales
School: Round Valley Elementary School, Bishop, Inyo County
J0925 — Second Place
Vivek G. Vishwanath, Grade 8 portrait
Miracle or Menace? Water Purification using Plant Potential
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0926 — Honorable Mention
Hannah J. Washburn, Grade 6 portrait
Does Adding Polymers to Soil Prolong the Effects of Pesticide?
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Ray Antonio Zuniga, Grade 7 portrait
If Solar Heaters Really Work They Could Contribute to Solving Earth's Global Warming Problem
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Hesperia Junior High School, Hesperia, San Bernardino County

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