CSSF Project Listings: 2008
Mammalian Biology

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Malak J. Alamad, Grade 7 portrait
Stop! Don't Drink Cold Water with Your Meal!
Advisor: Mrs. Maliha Marri
School: Al-Huda Islamic School, Hawthorne, Los Angeles County
J1102 — Third Place
Claire V. Appelmans, Grade 7 portrait
Musical Mutts
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Lane
School: Pacific Union School, Arcata, Humboldt County
Millun Atluri, Grade 7 portrait
Does Music Affect Blood Pressure and Heart Rate?
Advisor: Ms. Jean Schumpelt
School: Folsom Middle School, Folsom, Sacramento County
Adrianna N. Audenino, Grade 8 portrait
How Do Dairy Products Affect a Singer's Voice?
Advisor: Mrs. Cynthia Vodraska
School: Sequoia Middle School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
Sarah K. Beard, Grade 8 portrait
Sound Bytes
Advisor: Mr. Phil Blumert
School: Healdsburg Junior High School, Healdsburg, Sonoma County
Amarie C. Bremel, Grade 7 portrait
Blue Genes
Advisor: Mr. Gaylen Langel
School: Clay Elementary School, Kingsburg, Fresno County
Cassidy A. Carter, Grade 6 portrait
Pass the Print
Advisor: Mr. Joe Condon
School: Lipman Middle School, Brisbane, San Mateo County
Rachel N. Cornelison, Grade 6 portrait
Emma L. Liband, Grade 6 portrait
What Changes without Sleep?
Advisor: Mrs. Sharon Cook
School: Richmond Elementary School, Susanville, Lassen County
Justin D. Davis, Grade 7 portrait
The Color Pattern Genetics of Polish Rabbits
Advisor: Ms. Konnie Schneider
School: Chico Christian School, Chico, Butte County
Saira Delgado, Grade 7 portrait
The Relation between Physical Activity and Overall Fitness of Japanese and American Students
Advisor: Mrs. Jewely Lopez-Lickey
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
J1111 — Honorable Mention
Matthew K. DeVogelaere, Grade 7 portrait
When and Where Do Harbor Seals Haul Out on Mudflats?
Advisor: Mr. Gary Kreeger
School: San Carlos Elementary School, Monterey, Monterey County
John W. Dickerson, Grade 8 portrait
Michael P. McKenna, Grade 8 portrait
The Butterfly Effect
Advisor: Mr. Peter Florkiewicz
School: St. Joseph's School, Atherton, San Mateo County
Rachel A. Dupont, Grade 7 portrait
To the Beat of Your Heart
Advisor: Ms. Mimi Wentz
School: St. Anne School, Laguna Niguel, Orange County
Taryn T. Frazier, Grade 7 portrait
What Type of Music Affects My Dog's Mood?
Advisor: Mr. Nik Howard
School: View Park Preparatory Accelerated Charter MS, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Katherine W. Glockner, Grade 8 portrait
Firestorm Fallout: Effects of Particulate Exposure on Peak Flow Rate
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Sam V. Heinz, Grade 8 portrait
Don't Blink: A Study of How Focus Affects Blinking
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Johnston
School: Livermore Valley Charter School, Livermore, Alameda County
J1117 — Honorable Mention
Matthew L. Honig, Grade 7 portrait
Motor Mouth vs. Motor Skills
Advisor: Ms. Denise Tayco
School: Pershing (John J.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Victoria N. Hutchins, Grade 8 portrait
Rat Intelligence: Does Gender Affect Learning Ability?
Advisor: Mrs. Sean Senechal
School: International School of Monterey, Monterey, Monterey County
Alexandra S. Kokka, Grade 6 portrait
Determining the Effects of Environmental Conditions on the Feeding and Growth Rate of Mice
Advisor: Mr. David Russell
School: Wash (John S.) Elementary School, Fresno, Fresno County
J1120 — Second Place
Grace A. Kumaishi, Grade 7 portrait
Take a Deep Breath: Lung Capacity, Age, and Exercise
Advisor: Ms. Stefanie Brown
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J1121 — Honorable Mention
Jennifer A. Laird, Grade 7 portrait
Males or Females: Who Rules and Who Drools in (Dog) Intelligence?
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Glembotski
School: Lewis (Harvey L.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1122 — First Place
Siegen A. McKellar, Grade 7 portrait
To Breathe or Not to Breathe: Is Swim Sprint Time Faster with Normal or Reduced Breathing?
Advisor: Ms. Michelle Arias
School: El Cerrito Middle School, Corona, Riverside County
Lacey L. Nelson, Grade 8 portrait
The Physics of the Front Handspring Vault
Advisor: Mr. Ian Kastelic
School: Cunha (Manuel F.) Intermediate School, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County
Amanda D. Parrill, Grade 8 portrait
Mighty Mouse
Advisor: Mrs. Mary Filakouridis
School: Mariners Christian School, Costa Mesa, Orange County
Mitzi H. Pierson, Grade 7 portrait
Follow the Beat
Advisor: Ms. Gaea Reid
School: Laytonville Middle School, Laytonville, Mendocino County
Brittany M. Pikula, Grade 7 portrait
Can You See "E"?
Advisor: Ms. Mimi Wentz
School: St. Anne School, Laguna Niguel, Orange County
J1127 — Fourth Place
Ashton W. Pomrehn, Grade 7 portrait
Crossed Hand-Eye Dominance: How Does It Affect Free-Throw Shooting?
Advisor: Mr. David LaBolle
School: Sunny Brae Middle School, Arcata, Humboldt County
Sharona A. Silverstein, Grade 8 portrait
Does Viewing Animal Pictures Positively Affect Cardiovascular Health?
Advisor: Mrs. Kellie Marcarelli
School: Pershing (John J.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Ryan M. Street, Grade 8 portrait
Who Done It? Identifying a Cat from Its Paw Prints
Advisor: Mr. Mark Klemperer
School: Palm Middle School, Moreno Valley, Riverside County
J1130 — Honorable Mention
Matthew D. Thompson, Grade 8 portrait
Cartilage Replacement: A Technique to Prevent Traumatic Arthritis
Advisor: Mr. Chris Verioti
School: St. John School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Laura A. Vajcovec, Grade 6 portrait
Can Color Affect Your Blood Pressure?
Advisor: Dr. Deborah Dunn
School: Mesa Union Junior High School, Somis, Ventura County

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