CSSF Project Listings: 2008

Junior Division

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Mirza H. Baig, Grade 8 portrait
The Effects of Herbs and Natural Remedies on Staphylococcus aureus: Year 2
Advisor: Mrs. Layla Shahrestani
School: City of Knowledge School, Pomona, Los Angeles County
Ian S. Borchard, Grade 7 portrait
The Unclean Green: The Most Efficient, Fish Friendly Method of Algae Control in a Pond
Advisor: Dr. Deborah Dunn
School: Mesa Union Junior High School, Somis, Ventura County
Drew H. Borchardt, Grade 6 portrait
The Effect of Microwave Radiation on Fruit Mold
Advisor: Mrs. Sherra Vongehr
School: Garfield Elementary School, Clovis, Fresno County
Danamarie Carter, Grade 7 portrait
Toilet or Ice Water: Which Contains More Bacteria?
Advisor: Ms. Anne McNicholl
School: Our Lady of Grace School, El Cajon, San Diego County
Michelle V. Chan, Grade 8 portrait
Viviane Nguyen, Grade 8 portrait
Trust Your Gut When It Comes to Chocolate
Advisor: Mrs. Vivian Flora
School: Piedmont Middle School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1406 — Second Place
Alyssa N. Cook, Grade 8 portrait
Dermatophytes: Analysis of the Canine Claw. Microorganism Identification in Healthy vs. Immunocompromised Animals
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County
J1407 — First Place
Alex S. Cooke, Grade 8 portrait
Lights of the Sea
Advisor: Mr. Ron Pembleton
School: Adaline E. Kent Middle School, Kentfield, Marin County
Anujin A. Dambaev, Grade 8 portrait
Vanessa D. Resley, Grade 8 portrait
War of the Worlds
Advisor: Mr. Harry Post
School: Dartmouth Middle School, Hemet, Riverside County
Eli W. Erlick, Grade 7 portrait
The Effect of Cinnamon on E. coli Growth
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Vaccaro
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
Sanjna S. Ghanshani, Grade 7 portrait
Got Pure H(2)0? Surveying the Microbiological Quality of Residential Water and Environmental Water Bodies
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County
Sarah E. Gibbs, Grade 6 portrait
Determining Which Fabrics Will Inhibit the Passage of Bacteria
Advisor: Mr. David Russell
School: Wash (John S.) Elementary School, Fresno, Fresno County
Melissa A. Gore, Grade 7 portrait
Algae vs. Acid Rain
Advisor: Mrs. Andria Bloom
School: El Tejon Middle School, Lebec, Kern County
Anthony (Andy) V. Granatelli, III, Grade 7 portrait
The Effect of Vitamins, Minerals, and Iron on Ethanol Production
Advisor: Ms. Jannine Tuttle
School: Marymount Academy, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Vy-Luan K. Huynh, Grade 8 portrait
Effectively Using Iron and Phytoplankton to Sequester Carbon
Advisor: Ms. Peggy Lynch
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Hannah S. Kintzle, Grade 8 portrait
Do Natural or Pharmaceutical Antibiotics Work Better at Preventing Antibiotic Resistance from Occurring within Bacteria?
Advisor: Mr. Janet Spiritosanto
School: Alta Vista School, Auburn, Placer County
Natalie S. Kolber, Grade 8 portrait
Salicylate Induced Antibiotic Resistance to Ampicillin in Escherichia coli
Advisor: Mr. Chris Lay
School: Kirby (Georgiana Bruce) Preparatory High Sch, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Ivanna L. Lizano, Grade 6 portrait
Which Situation Will Produce More Bacterial Growth and Sweat?
Advisor: Ms. Susan Fossum
School: Wilson Middle School, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
J1418 — Fourth Place
William C. Lorenzen, Grade 8 portrait
Smoking Mold: How Cigarette Smoke Affects Mold Growth on Bread
Advisor: Mrs. Nancy Lorenzen
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J1419 — Honorable Mention
Jimmy G. Madigan, Grade 6 portrait
Where's the Plankton?
Advisor: Mrs. Ana Lily Westhart
School: Our Lady Queen of Angels, Newport Beach, Orange County
Samir Malhotra, Grade 8 portrait
Sumedh S. Shah, Grade 8 portrait
Are Yeast Cells Temperature Sensitive?
Advisor: Dr. Nikki Malhotra
School: Redwood Middle School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Dayle M. Morris, Grade 7 portrait
Investigating the Effects of Preservatives and Additives in Preventing Mold Growth in French Fries
Advisor: Ms. Karen Mercer
School: Ventura Charter School, Ventura, Ventura County
Jennifer N.T. Ngo, Grade 8 portrait
Bacterial Contaminants in Self-serve Ice Dispensers at Fast Food Restaurants
Advisor: Ms. Karen Madsen
School: Wangenheim Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1423 — Third Place
Maariyah Patel, Grade 7 portrait
Are You Sun Savvy? Protecting Serratia marcescens against Ultraviolet Radiation
Advisor: Miss Aicha Sebaa
School: Orange Crescent School, Garden Grove, Orange County
Miranda K. Patrick, Grade 8 portrait
Yeast the Great Beast and How He Metabolizes
Advisor: Mr. Chris O'Brien
School: Springville Union Elementary School, Springville, Tulare County
J1425 — Honorable Mention
Kayleen D. Ports, Grade 8 portrait
Spoon Fed Germs: Does Baby Food Live Up to Terms?
Advisor: Mrs. Kellie Marcarelli
School: Pershing (John J.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Naveen Qureshi, Grade 8 portrait
Doc, Is It Time to Throw That Tie Away?
Advisor: Mr. Harry Post
School: Dartmouth Middle School, Hemet, Riverside County
Jesse J. Rothbard, Grade 7 portrait
Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria on Chickens: Are Organic and Nonorganic Store Bought Birds Equally Infected?
Advisor: Ms. Treena Joi
School: Corte Madera Middle School, Portola Valley, San Mateo County
Marissa A. Salinas, Grade 7 portrait
A Comparison of Bacterial Numbers and Types in Homo sapiens and Cinis familiaris
Advisor: Mrs. Jewely Lopez-Lickey
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
Andrew T. Schilling, Grade 7 portrait
The Effect of pH on the Bacterium E. coli
Advisor: Mr. Arion Espinoza
School: Abbott Middle School, San Mateo, San Mateo County
Zak Schutzer, Grade 8 portrait
Sun Is to Algae as Kryptonite Is to Superman?
Advisor: Ms. Julie Reynolds
School: San Diego (Soille) Hebrew Day School, San Diego, San Diego County
Saqib Shahabuddin, Grade 7 portrait
Danger! Beware of Mold
Advisor: Mrs. Linda Masoud
School: New Horizon School, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Avneesh K. Sharma, Grade 7 portrait
Do Serving Dishes in Restaurants Carry Bacteria?
Advisor: Dr. Stephan Grigorian
School: Fairmont Preparatory Academy, Anaheim, Orange County
Vincent L. Shields, Grade 8 portrait
Five Second Rule: Fact or Fiction?
Advisor: Mr. Peter Florkiewicz
School: St. Joseph's School, Atherton, San Mateo County
Madylynn Kate Snyder, Grade 7 portrait
The Search For Grandma Frieda's Bigger Better Buns and Beyond... Naturally!
Advisor: Mr. Chris O'Brien
School: Springville Union Elementary School, Springville, Tulare County
Shimona Srivastava, Grade 7 portrait
Microwave Radiation's Effect on the Growth of Bacteria
Advisor: Mrs. Halina Szymanski
School: Carden School of Whittier, Whittier, Los Angeles County
Gavin Y. Tse, Grade 8 portrait
Wry E. Coli
Advisor: Ms. Emily Hoffman
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County
J1437 — Honorable Mention
Alexandra L. Venable, Grade 7 portrait
Equine White Line Disease
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Jonathan J. Woolley, Grade 8 portrait
The Effects of Light, Temperature, and Volume on Yeast Enzyme Activity
Advisor: Mrs. Cynthia Vodraska
School: Sequoia Middle School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
Philip C. Wright, Grade 6 portrait
Cleaner Kitchen and Bath with UV Light
Advisor: Mr. August Lobato
School: Vista Verde School, Irvine, Orange County

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