CSSF Project Listings: 2009

Junior Division

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Riley K. Adams, Grade 7 portrait
Experimental Methods of Eradicating Invasive Pampas Grass
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Stacey N. Bacheller, Grade 8 portrait
Kaitlyn M. Miller, Grade 8 portrait
If Solar Radiation Increases: Is Our Food Supply at Risk?
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Usher
School: La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
J2303 — Second Place
Susmitha Bhat, Grade 7 portrait
Effect of Various Pollutants on the Aquatic Plant, Egeria densa
Advisor: Mr. Raj Ramanatha
School: Miller (Joaquin) Middle School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Tara L. Clark, Grade 8 portrait
Michaela L. Zertuche, Grade 8 portrait
Nano-Nano: Do Nanoparticles in Cosmetics Have an Effect on Protists?
Advisor: Mrs. Dawn O'Connor
School: Ascencion Solorsano Middle School, Gilroy, Santa Clara County
J2305 — First Place
Elizabeth de la Torre, Grade 8 portrait
The Effect of Ashes on Seed Viability and an Epigeic Worm's Mortality
Advisor: Dr. Nicole Wesley
School: Adams Middle School, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County
Jagjot S. Dosanjh, Grade 6 portrait
Investigating the Effects of Different Pollutants on Hydroponic Plant Growth
Advisor: Mr. David Russell
School: Wash (John S.) Elementary School, Fresno, Fresno County
Jake Forrester, Grade 7 portrait
Are Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergents Really Eco-Friendly?
Advisor: Mr. Brian Swanson
School: Holy Rosary School, Antioch, Contra Costa County
Hans L. Hansen, Grade 8 portrait
John P. Waggoner, IV, Grade 8 portrait
Death Metal: Heavy Metals and Their Effect on Plants
Advisor: Mrs. Courtney Fricke
School: Westside Neighborhood School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Morgan N. Johnson, Grade 6 portrait
Safe or Sorry?
Advisor: Mrs. Suerie McNeill
School: Freshwater Elementary School, Eureka, Humboldt County
J2310 — Honorable Mention
Caroline E. Lamoureux, Grade 7 portrait
Caffeine's Effect on Daphnia's Heart Rate
Advisor: Mr. Duane Lamoureux
School: North Creek Academy, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County
Karley J.K. Lassley, Grade 7 portrait
Comparing the Effectiveness of Indigenous Plant Extracts as a Pesticide for Inhibiting Mosquito Larvae Development
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Monica B. Le, Grade 6 portrait
Examining Toxicity Rate of Household Cleaners through the Use of Gryllus assimilis
Advisor: Miss Carrie Given
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
J2313 — Honorable Mention
Evan R. Lew, Grade 8 portrait
Green Fluorescent Protein
Advisor: Dr. John Lew
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Safa S. Moinuddin, Grade 7 portrait
Salty Seeds: The Effect of Salinity on Lettuce Seed Germination and Growth
Advisor: Miss Aicha Sebaa
School: Orange Crescent School, Garden Grove, Orange County
Calvin D. Nishimoto, Grade 7 portrait
Investigating the Effects of Automotive Fluids on the Regeneration of Planarians
Advisor: Mr. Garrett Nishimoto
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
Madeleine J.B. Pardini, Grade 8 portrait
The Effect of the Herbicide Roundup on Red Worms
Advisor: Ms. Darcy Lawson
School: Notre Dame School, Chico, Butte County
Alejandra Quintero, Grade 8 portrait
Babies in Danger
Advisor: Ms. Lia Abundes
School: Castle Park Middle School, Chula Vista, San Diego County
J2318 — Fourth Place
Matthew P. Reilly, Grade 6 portrait
Detergent Effects on Plant Growth
Advisor: Mrs. Sharon Escalona-Olsen
School: American Martyrs School, Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County
Jessica I. Rutten, Grade 7 portrait
The Greenest Clean
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County
Kristina M. Scheufler, Grade 8 portrait
Effects of Fruit Pesticide Residues on Brine Shrimp Mortality
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J2321 — Third Place
Aradhana Sinha, Grade 8 portrait
What Makes Acid Rain Lethal? Effect of Acid Rain and Its Components on Seed Germination
Advisor: Dr. Mona Othman
School: Buena Vista Middle School, Salinas, Monterey County
Gracelyn M. Sweeney, Grade 7 portrait
How Do Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Affect the Growth of Plants?
Advisor: Ms. Konnie Schneider
School: Chico Christian School, Chico, Butte County

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