CSSF Category Awards: 2009
Electronics & Electromagnetics

Junior Division


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J0905 — First Place
Weston D. Braun, Grade 8 portrait
Will Changing the Operating Frequency of a Tesla Coil Change Its Ability to Transmit Power Wirelessly?
Advisor: Mrs. Patricia Wundrow
School: Grauer School, The, Encinitas, San Diego County
J0903 — Second Place
Michael C. Binon, Grade 6 portrait
Portable Antennas
Advisor: Mr. Brian Lloyd
School: Granite Bay Montessori, Roseville, Placer County
J0902 — Third Place
Conner R. Bennett, Grade 6 portrait
Lead Solder Replacement: Comparing the Electrical Resistance of Solder Joints and Electrically Conductive Adhesives
Advisor: Ms. Joanne Tinkham
School: La Entrada Middle School, Menlo Park, San Mateo County
J0924 — Fourth Place
Christipher L. Sercel, Grade 8 portrait
Boxed Lightning: The Effect of Run Time on the Electrical Resistance of an Alternating Current (AC) Carbon Arc
Advisor: Dr. Joel Sercel
School: St. Bede the Venerable School, La Canada, Los Angeles County
J0918 — Honorable Mention
Matthew A. Nickell, Grade 7 portrait
The Leyden Jar
Advisor: Mrs. Brenda Kirby
School: Rio Bravo-Greeley School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J0920 — Honorable Mention
Alexander T. Ryan, Grade 8 portrait
Web-Controlled Mobile Video-Enabled Collection Device
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J0925 — Honorable Mention
Nicholas Vanhecke, Grade 8 portrait
Solar Powered Electromagnetic Propulsion: Eco-Friendly Solution for the Existing Rail Infrastructure
Advisor: Mrs. Mitzi Majeski
School: Santa Barbara Christian School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County

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