CSSF Project Listings: 2009
Human Biology

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

J1301 — Fourth Place
Malak J. Alamad, Grade 8 portrait
To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed
Advisor: Mrs. Maliha Marri
School: Al-Huda Islamic School, Hawthorne, Los Angeles County
Grace P. Ali, Grade 7 portrait
Effects of Sound on Blood Pressure
Advisor: Dr. Nesib Ali
School: Rodriguez (Colonel Joseph C.) Prep Academy, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County
Erin N. Beebe, Grade 8 portrait
A Stretch in Time: The Effect of Aging on Flexibility
Advisor: Ms. Lucinda Hitchner
School: Cunha (Manuel F.) Intermediate School, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County
Page B. Benoit, Grade 8 portrait
They're Not Sticking! A Study of Gender Responses to Frustration
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Lane
School: Pacific Union School, Arcata, Humboldt County
Madeline A. Clark, Grade 8 portrait
How Do Age and Gender Affect Resting Heart Rate?
Advisor: Mr. Bud Smith
School: All Saints' Episcopal Day School, Carmel, Monterey County
Ari T. Colton, Grade 8 portrait
Is Your i-Pod as Good as a CD?
Advisor: Mrs. Rosemary Armour
School: San Diego Jewish Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
Casey M. Cousineau, Grade 8 portrait
How Will You React?
Advisor: Ms. Laura Kaufman
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County
Jeremy Fukushima, Grade 7 portrait
Sugar or Not: Cereal Effects on Blood Glucose
Advisor: Dr. Wendy Abe
School: Mariners Christian School, Costa Mesa, Orange County
J1310 — Honorable Mention
Sanjna Ghanshani, Grade 8 portrait
Association between Heart Disease Risk Factors and Elevated CRP Suggests Lifestyle Changes May Well Avoid Statin Drugs
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County
Matthew L. Honig, Grade 8 portrait
The Law Is Hands Free, Is Your Safety a Guarantee?
Advisor: Mrs. Kellie Marcarelli
School: Pershing (John J.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1312 — Third Place
Bethany J. Johnson, Grade 7 portrait
Just Keep Swimming: A Study of Asthma and Swimming
Advisor: Mrs. Jamie Baker
School: St. Anthony's School, Fresno, Fresno County
Jennifer Lam, Grade 8 portrait
6th, 7th, 8th Grade FVC Living with Smokers/Non Smokers: How Much Air Can You Force Out of Your Lungs?
Advisor: Mr. Fred Quintrell
School: Hollenbeck Math, Science, Technology Magnet, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Phillip C. Lucero, Grade 8 portrait
The Rhythm of Life
Advisor: Ms. Colleen Sumner
School: Moore Middle School, Redlands, San Bernardino County
Stephanie S. Manson-Hing, Grade 8 portrait
Now You See It, Now You Don't!
Advisor: Mr. David Marchetti
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Andrew R. Mitchell, Grade 6 portrait
Now You See It, Now You Don't! Does Age Affect the Size of a Person's Blind Spot?
Advisor: Ms. Adele Patterson
School: Oak Creek Elementary, Irvine, Orange County
Meredith V. Monke, Grade 8 portrait
Free Weights Does Bicep Size Indicate Endurance?
Advisor: Mrs. Hillary Cloud
School: Hallmark Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
Healey A. Montague-Alamin, Grade 6 portrait
Talbott C. Paulsen, Grade 6 portrait
Wii vs. Real Life
Advisor: Mr. John Akers
School: La Entrada Middle School, Menlo Park, San Mateo County
Bianca M. Moser, Grade 7 portrait
Alexandria M. Sadlier, Grade 7 portrait
Reflexes through the Ages: Which Age Group Has the Quickest Reflexes?
Advisor: Mrs. Ronel Moser
School: Waldorf School of Mendocino County, Calpella, Mendocino County
J1320 — Second Place
Christopher A. Powers, Grade 6 portrait
Effects of Conversation on Driving
Advisor: Mr. Jeff Powers
School: Old Orchard School, Campbell, Santa Clara County
Michael G. Russell, Grade 8 portrait
Are Fingerprint Patterns Similar in Twins?
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Schumacher
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Justin R. Scott, Grade 7 portrait
Down with Diabetes
Advisor: Ms. Jill Welch
School: St. Anne School, Laguna Niguel, Orange County
Karren E. Stille, Grade 8 portrait
Is There a Correlation Between Relative Pitch and Gender?
Advisor: Mrs. Ana Williams
School: Standard Middle School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Kiran Suryadevara, Grade 8 portrait
Hmm... What is That? Smell vs. Taste
Advisor: Ms. Diana Skiles
School: Jacoby Creek Elementary School, Bayside, Humboldt County
J1325 — First Place
Joshua A. Sweat, Grade 6 portrait
Pumping Diabetes
Advisor: Ms. Tonya Sweat
School: Skyridge Elementary School, Auburn, Placer County
Julia M. Thackrey, Grade 7 portrait
How Dogs Affect Blood Pressure
Advisor: Mrs. Kaley McHale
School: All Hallows Academy, La Jolla, San Diego County
J1327 — Honorable Mention
Kana Yamamoto, Grade 8 portrait
How Does the Eardrum Affect Our Hearing?
Advisor: Mr. Takuya Yamamoto
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Annie N. Zell, Grade 8 portrait
Dilation Sensation
Advisor: Ms. Lucinda Hitchner
School: Cunha (Manuel F.) Intermediate School, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County

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