CSSF Category Awards: 2009
Applied Mechanics & Structures

Junior Division


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J0232 — First Place
David A. Zarrin, Grade 8 portrait
Creating a GVS: Gyroscope-based Water Vessel Stabilizer
Advisor: Mr. Simon Zarrin
School: Redwood Middle School, Saratoga, Santa Clara County
J0206 — Second Place
Lena K. Egbert, Grade 7 portrait
Leveraging Light: A Method for Measuring Minute Masses
Advisor: Mr. Chandan Egbert
School: Milpitas Christian School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0221 — Third Place
Carina I. Salcedo, Grade 8 portrait
Feeding My Flock
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Johnston
School: Livermore Valley Charter School, Livermore, Alameda County
J0228 — Fourth Place
Cameron W. Wallace, Grade 8 portrait
What Is the Optimal Release Angle for Shooting a Free Throw?
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Lane
School: Pacific Union School, Arcata, Humboldt County
J0202 — Honorable Mention
Stephen T. Ai, Grade 7 portrait
Quantifying the Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on Violin Pitch
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J0208 — Honorable Mention
Cameron S. Geiger, Grade 8 portrait
Shake, Rattle, and Fold
Advisor: Mrs. Carolyn Bell
School: Sitting Bull Middle School, Apple Valley, San Bernardino County
J0223 — Honorable Mention
W. Ethan Soo Hoo, Grade 7 portrait
Using Simple Models to Predict the Effects of Gravity on Projectiles: Discovery of a Synergistic Effect of Two Variables
Advisor: Ms. Debbie Culley
School: Santa Fe Christian Community School, Solana Beach, San Diego County
J0224 — Honorable Mention
Michelle C. Stanley, Grade 8 portrait
The Distance a Trebuchet Catapult Can Throw Projectiles of Different Masses: A Study in Energy Transfer
Advisor: Ms. Misty Sodulsky
School: Tevis Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County

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