CSSF Category Awards: 2009
Materials Science

Junior Division


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J1508 — First Place
Matthew P. Denton, Grade 8 portrait
Efficiency of a Carbon Filter
Advisor: Mrs. Deborah Trimble
School: St. Charles School, San Carlos, San Mateo County
J1515 — Second Place
Lucas R. Kirby, Grade 6 portrait
Turf vs. Grass: The Ultimate Comparison
Advisor: Ms. Giselle Miller
School: Crossroads School for Arts and Science, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County
J1517 — Third Place
Joel L. Kosmatka, Grade 8 portrait
Planes, Panes, and Automobiles: Quantifying the Transmission of Ultraviolet Light
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J1526 — Fourth Place
Julia R. Solazzo, Grade 8 portrait
Should Your Basketball Be Green?
Advisor: Mr. Art House
School: St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County
J1501 — Honorable Mention
John H. Bell, III, Grade 7 portrait
Does the Surface Material that a Blood Spatter Lands on Affect Its Shape and Size?
Advisor: Mr. Bruce Buenaventura
School: Sierra Canyon Middle School, Chatsworth, Los Angeles County
J1510 — Honorable Mention
R. McKay Giller, Grade 7 portrait
Frugal Firefighting
Advisor: Ms. Ann Duda
School: Nativity Catholic School, Torrance, Los Angeles County
J1524 — Honorable Mention
Sumana Rallapalli, Grade 8 portrait
Tribo-Light AM: Continuous Triboluminescence and Radio Emission from a Safe, Portable, Low-Cost Generator
Advisor: Mrs. Debi Mintz
School: Pleasanton Middle School, Pleasanton, Alameda County
J1527 — Honorable Mention
Sierra A. Stingl, Grade 8 portrait
Algae Fuel to the Rescue!
Advisor: Mr. Matt Inman
School: Ojai Valley School, Ojai, Ventura County

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