CSSF Project Listings: 2008

Junior Division

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J2001 — Third Place
Matthew G. Austin, Grade 8 portrait
Which Characteristic Is Most Influential in Attracting Bees to a Flower: Fragrance, Color or Flavor?
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Keller
School: Heritage Academy, Bakersfield, Kern County
Kelley C. Boland, Grade 8 portrait
Ant Attack: Do Ants Bite and Chase Other Insects off Castor Bean Plants?
Advisor: Ms. Heather O'Donnell
School: Roosevelt Junior High School, San Diego, San Diego County
Elizabeth C. Brajevich, Grade 8 portrait
Acting Fishy: The Comparison of Growth between Frogs and Trout
Advisor: Ms. Sindy Shell
School: Miraleste Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
Austin T. Garcia, Grade 7 portrait
The Lighted Chicken Coop
Advisor: Mrs. Carol Turpin
School: St. John's Lutheran School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Diana T. Gateno, Grade 8 portrait
Embryonic Development Rates of Taricha torosa Subjected to Varying Light Levels
Advisor: Ms. Cynthia Taylor
School: Livermore Valley Charter School, Livermore, Alameda County
Devon T. Gearhart, Grade 7 portrait
Captive Lizard Observation
Advisor: Mrs. Margery Weitkamp
School: Montclair College Prep Middle School, Van Nuys, Los Angeles County
John P. German, Grade 6 portrait
Let the Bird Fly Faster!
Advisor: Ms. Susan Carpenter
School: Tres Pinos Union Elementary School, Hollister, San Benito County
J2008 — Fourth Place
Taryn T. Harris, Grade 7 portrait
Anthocyanins vs. Anthoxanthins: Will Helix aspersa Exhibit a Preference?
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J2009 — Honorable Mention
Nanor H. Kassabian, Grade 7 portrait
Too Hot, Too Cold, Just Right: The Effect of Temperature on the Development Time of Drosophila melanogaster
Advisor: Mrs. Lida Gevorkian
School: Chamlian (Vahan & Anoush) Armenian School, Glendale, Los Angeles County
McKay C. Mohun, Grade 7 portrait
Carl V.L. Olson, Grade 7 portrait
Eggxactly: Incubation Information
Advisor: Mrs. Jamie Baker
School: St. Anthony's School, Fresno, Fresno County
Julia M. Riedelsheimer, Grade 8 portrait
Comparing Aggressive Behavior of Chicken Genders at Various Stages of Development
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Sarah Y. Root, Grade 7 portrait
Can Desert Tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) See Color?
Advisor: Dr. Deborah Dunn
School: Mesa Union Junior High School, Somis, Ventura County
Brian K. Schuh, Grade 8 portrait
Snakes in the Wild
Advisor: Mrs. Kim Miller
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
J2014 — Second Place
Andrew P. Schwandt, Grade 8 portrait
Bradley G. Schwandt, Grade 8 portrait
Humwhere over the Rainbow: Do Hummingbirds Prefer Colored Nectar from the Warm End of the Color Spectrum?
Advisor: Mr. Soravin Chan
School: Villegas (Ysmael) Middle School, Riverside, Riverside County
Eric H. Sorensen, Grade 8 portrait
Does Dusting Honeybee Colonies with Pollen Supplement Benefit the Hive?
Advisor: Mrs. Jewely Lopez-Lickey
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
Lauren A. Sorge, Grade 7 portrait
Wasp Warfare: Measuring How Parasitoid Wasp Population Controls Eucalyptus Psyllid
Advisor: Ms. Debbie Culley
School: Santa Fe Christian Community School, Solana Beach, San Diego County
J2017 — First Place
Mackenzie L. Spencer, Grade 8 portrait
Spaced Out: A Study of Perching Distances between Pigeons
Advisor: Mrs. Kim Miller
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Joseph S. Stearns, Grade 8 portrait
Planaria Regeneration
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Keller
School: Heritage Academy, Bakersfield, Kern County
Madison T. Vogt, Grade 6 portrait
Non-Toxic Detour Ants
Advisor: Ms. Nadia Oggiano
School: St. Anne School, Laguna Niguel, Orange County
J2020 — Honorable Mention
Jessica J. WuWoods, Grade 7 portrait
Which Sugar(s) Do Hummingbirds Prefer?
Advisor: Ms. Barbara Orosz
School: Lakeside Middle School, Irvine, Orange County
Megan R. Zink, Grade 8 portrait
Light vs. Dark
Advisor: Ms. Laura Wilson
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County

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