CSSF Project Listings: 2010
Environmental Engineering

Junior Division

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J1101 — First Place
Aamna J. Abbasi, Grade 7 portrait
Why Mummify if You Can Say Goodbye? Comparing Biodegradation in Dry-tomb and Bioreactor Landfills by Measuring CO(2)
Advisor: Ms. Tala Harake
School: Orange Crescent School, Garden Grove, Orange County
J. Alejandra Alvarez, Grade 8 portrait
The Power to Recycle
Advisor: Mr. Rick Hewett
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
Alan T. Begian, Grade 8 portrait
What Type of Energy Source Is Economical for Ocean Water Desalinization?
Advisor: Mrs. Lida Gevorkian
School: Chamlian (Vahan & Anoush) Armenian School, Glendale, Los Angeles County
Glenn M.A. Billman, Grade 6 portrait
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Gray Water
Advisor: Ms. Alice Henderson
School: Central Middle School, San Carlos, San Mateo County
Kennedy J. Bingham, Grade 7 portrait
Advisor: Mr. Gary Kreeger
School: San Carlos Elementary School, Monterey, Monterey County
J1106 — Fourth Place
Oliver Chen, Grade 8 portrait
Advisor: Mrs. Kathleen Lewis
School: McAuliffe (Sharon Crista) Middle School, Los Alamitos, Orange County
Nicolo R. Daug, Grade 8 portrait
The Effect of Water Temperature on a Sorbent's Ability to Clean Up Oil in an Oil Spill
Advisor: Mrs. Peggy Greenfield
School: Stockdale Christian School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Douglas R. Dean, Grade 7 portrait
Are Natural Products As Effective in Cleaning Oil Spills As Commercial Products?
Advisor: Mr. Carlos Lauchu
School: Millikan Middle School, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County
J1109 — Second Place
Paul M. Epperson, Grade 8 portrait
Steven H.L. Wang, Grade 8 portrait
Engineering an Energy Efficient Solar Powered Water Desalination Apparatus
Advisor: Dr. Patrick Epperson
School: Livermore Valley Charter School, Livermore, Alameda County
Daniel J. Feeny, Grade 7 portrait
Can Silicon Spheres Save Our Sphere?
Advisor: Mr. William Dolyniuk
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, San Mateo County
Jake A. Forrester, Grade 8 portrait
From Garbage to Energy: Can Heat Generated in Composting be Reclaimed to Heat Domestic Water?
Advisor: Mr. Brian Swanson
School: Holy Rosary School, Antioch, Contra Costa County
Camille M. Furby, Grade 7 portrait
Recycling Paper Products
Advisor: Mrs. Kaley McHale
School: All Hallows Academy, La Jolla, San Diego County
Connor J. Golden, Grade 6 portrait
Caleb Z. Richards, Grade 6 portrait
What Is the Effect of Cover Crops on the pH in the Vineyard Soil?
Advisor: Ms. Amanda Bloom
School: St. Mary of the Angels, Ukiah, Mendocino County
Sean S. Haas, Grade 8 portrait
Reverse Osmosis through Centrifugal Force
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Lane
School: Freshwater Elementary School, Eureka, Humboldt County
Jenna Lee Hulme, Grade 8 portrait
Concrete: A Use for Used Tires
Advisor: Mr. Simon Hodson
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J1116 — Honorable Mention
Cameron K. Khansarinia, Grade 8 portrait
Communities Cleaning Water
Advisor: Ms. Christina Fisher
School: Raney (Letha) Intermediate School, Corona, Riverside County
Gerardo de Jesus Lancaster, Grade 7 portrait
Water Reuse: The Effect of Detergent on Plant Growth
Advisor: Mr. Arthur Sariego
School: St. Mary's Catholic School, El Centro, Imperial County
Genesis V. Lucero, Grade 7 portrait
The Effects of Various Filtration Media on Stormwater Contaminants
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Ethan D. Maahs, Grade 7 portrait
H2O, H2O Everywhere, Let's Have a Drink:The Study of Different Clean Energy Sources to Desalinate Ocean Water
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County
J1120 — Third Place
Charles P. Macleod, Grade 8 portrait
Paint Your Roof White: Fourier's Law and Calculating Energy Savings
Advisor: Mrs. Angela Williams
School: Sacred Heart Academy, Redlands, San Bernardino County
James M. McCabe, III, Grade 7 portrait
The Effects of Macronutrients Recycled from Food Waste Products on the Growth of Lactuca sativa and Raphanus sativus
Advisor: Ms. Sharon Escalona-Olsen
School: American Martyrs School, Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County
Warner Myerson, Grade 7 portrait
Which Water Works?
Advisor: Ms. Annette Johnson
School: Medea Creek Middle School, Oak Park, Ventura County
Michaela F. Posner, Grade 8 portrait
Desalination: Water for the Future
Advisor: Ms. Marilyn Usher
School: La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Samantha B. Royall, Grade 8 portrait
Which Water Filter Is Best?
Advisor: Ms. Carrie Caudle
School: Collins (Mary) School, Petaluma, Sonoma County
Andrew E. Shimshock, Grade 8 portrait
Daniel F. Sours, Grade 8 portrait
The Living Roof
Advisor: Mrs. Deborah Trimble, Mrs. Nicole Shimshock
School: Central Middle School, San Carlos, San Mateo County, St. Charles School, San Carlos, San Mateo County
Anna N. Shuster, Grade 8 portrait
Antibacterial Effects of Solid Copper on Waterborne Bacteria
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Nicholas E. Thomas, Grade 7 portrait
The Effect of Native Plant Matter on the pH of Water
Advisor: Ms. Mel Maguire
School: McKinleyville Middle School, McKinleyville, Humboldt County
Kabir A. Torres, Grade 7 portrait
Cleaning Up Oil Spills in Aquatic Environments
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Elsinore Middle School, Lake Elsinore, Riverside County
J1129 — Honorable Mention
Nathaniel B. Tweed, Grade 7 portrait
Can Cross Linked Polymers Help with California's Water Crisis
Advisor: Ms. Mindi Gibson
School: Valley Schools, Bakersfield, Kern County
Alexandra N. Vredenburgh, Grade 7 portrait
Save Water, Save the World: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Using Gray Water to Reduce Home Water Consumption
Advisor: Ms. Jen Gastauer
School: Valley Middle School, Carlsbad, San Diego County
J1132 — Honorable Mention
Hannah Washburn, Grade 8 portrait
Will the Addition of Polyacrylamide to Hydrophobic Soil Affect Its Ability to Allow Water Percolation?
Advisor: Mr. Craig Jones
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County

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