CSSF Project Listings: 2010
Product Science (Biological)

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

J2101 — Honorable Mention
Austin C. Beaulieu, Grade 7 portrait
Algae and Algaecides
Advisor: Mrs. Gretchen Taylor
School: Our Lady of Grace School, El Cajon, San Diego County
Jennifer A. Brenk, Grade 8 portrait
Sodium Labeling: Is What You See What You Get?
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Schumacher
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Claire E. Buchanan, Grade 7 portrait
Kelly E. Evans, Grade 7 portrait
Preventing Pumpkin Decomposition: The Effectiveness of Home Remedies
Advisor: Ms. Julie Olson-Buchanan
School: Kastner (George W.) Intermediate School, Fresno, Fresno County
J2104 — First Place
Delia M. Bullock, Grade 8 portrait
Sweeten Your Knowledge: The Search for the Perfect Sugar Substitute
Advisor: Mrs. Kim Miller
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Ashlynn J. Burson, Grade 6 portrait
Dog's Drool: Is It Cool? Dog Saliva vs. Neosporin in Killing Bacteria
Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Pryor
School: Inland Leaders Charter School, Yucaipa, San Bernardino County
Cameron W. Carpenter, Grade 7 portrait
Bacteria at Prep and What Cleaning Agent Best Inhibits Its Growth
Advisor: Mrs. Kaufman Laura
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County
Jeffrey D. Chen, Grade 7 portrait
How Clean Is Your Water?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: St. Mary of the Angels, Ukiah, Mendocino County
Kimberly R. Chwalek, Grade 6 portrait
Elizabeth E. Sullivan, Grade 6 portrait
Cleansers vs. Bacteria: Which Will Win?
Advisor: Mrs. Courtney Fricke
School: Westside Neighborhood School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J2109 — Honorable Mention
Caitlinn A. Despot, Grade 6 portrait
Tylenol Brand vs. Store Brand Acetaminophen
Advisor: Mr. Bruce Hamilton
School: Cesar Chavez Elementary, Bakersfield, Kern County
Jessica Fang, Grade 8 portrait
Chunky Milk
Advisor: Mrs. Emily Hoffman
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Jase J. Franke, Grade 8 portrait
Which Acne Cream Can Really Zap That Zit?
Advisor: Dr. Deborah Dunn
School: Mesa Union Junior High School, Somis, Ventura County
Arman B. Ghazi, Grade 8 portrait
Hand Sanitizers vs. Bacteria
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Schumacher
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Irfan S. Habib, Grade 8 portrait
The Investigation of Acetylsalicylic Acid, Sodium Bicarbonate, and Calcium Carbonate
Advisor: Miss Munirah Habib
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Esther N. Hills, Grade 8 portrait
What Is the Best Way to Clean a Stuffed Animal of Both Dirt Particles and Bacteria?
Advisor: Mrs. Kellie Marcarelli
School: Pershing (John J.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Yusuf A. Khan, Grade 7 portrait
Cloudy with a Chance of Bacteria
Advisor: Ms. Tala Harake
School: Orange Crescent School, Garden Grove, Orange County
Grace M. Kiralla, Grade 6 portrait
Moldy Fruit, Anyone?
Advisor: Ms. Eileen Hiss
School: Seven Arrows Elementary School, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County
J2117 — Third Place
Monica Bach Le, Grade 7 portrait
Examining the Sanitary Rates of Antibacterial Cleaners through the Use of Bacillus subtilis
Advisor: Mrs. Jewely Lopez-Lickey
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
Primavera Leal-Martinez, Grade 6 portrait
The Effects of Different Beverages on Reducing the Calcium Levels of Eggshells
Advisor: Mr. Reginald Wagner
School: Lone Star Elementary School, Fresno, Fresno County
J2119 — Honorable Mention
Zachary Leitzel, Grade 8 portrait
Does Orange Oil Really Work? A Study of Synthetic vs. Organic Pesticides
Advisor: Mr. Robert Leitzel
School: Trinity Pacific Christian School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Claire A. McClain, Grade 8 portrait
Controlling Mold on Untreated Drywall with Common Household Products
Advisor: Ms. Amanda Thacker
School: Eastlake Middle School, Chula Vista, San Diego County
Frida A. Montoya, Grade 8 portrait
Which Antibacterial Wipe Brand Will Kill the Most Bacteria?
Advisor: Ms. Colleen Sumner
School: Moore Middle School, Redlands, San Bernardino County
Siena M. Okomo, Grade 8 portrait
The Effectiveness of Various Medications at the Eradication of Bacteria
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Hannah M. Olson, Grade 6 portrait
Which Acne Medication Really CAN Zap That ZIT?!
Advisor: Mr. Donald Scott
School: Cain (E.V.) Middle School, Auburn, Placer County
J2124 — Honorable Mention
Leah M. Ostermann, Grade 8 portrait
That's the Pits
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Saint Ann School, Ridgecrest, Kern County
Francisca M. Perez, Grade 7 portrait
Sugar Substitutes and Tooth Decay
Advisor: Ms. Susan Chollar
School: Aptos Junior High School, Aptos, Santa Cruz County
Jordan L. Pluchar, Grade 6 portrait
Swine Flu Sanitizers: Truth or Hogwash?
Advisor: Mr. Brendan Gummerson
School: St. Matthew's Episcopal School, San Mateo, San Mateo County
J2127 — Second Place
Ariana N. Rupp, Grade 7 portrait
Does Lip Gloss/ Balm Increase the Ability of Ultraviolet (UV) Light to Kill Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Yeast)?
Advisor: Mrs. Donna Harbison
School: Holy Trinity School, San Pedro, Los Angeles County
Matthew T. Shepherd, Grade 7 portrait
Goodbye Germs!
Advisor: Mrs. Kristy Frey
School: Sea Crest School, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County
Yesmeen W. Shindy, Grade 6 portrait
Meat Keeper
Advisor: Mrs. April Wishek
School: New Horizon School, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Kapil Sinha, Grade 6 portrait
Branded vs. Nonbranded: What Is More Effective? Search for the Best Allergy Relief Medicine
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Buena Vista Middle School, Salinas, Monterey County
J2131 — Honorable Mention
Kaitlyn Spong, Grade 8 portrait
The Effects of Acids and Bases on Cooking Potatoes
Advisor: Mrs. Cynthia Vodraska
School: Sequoia Middle School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
Lauren M. Weetman, Grade 6 portrait
Stop the Tears!
Advisor: Ms. Sara Bruni
School: St. Martin of Tours School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Rebecca L. Wheeler, Grade 7 portrait
It's a Hair Affair
Advisor: Mrs. Becky Wilson
School: St. John's Lutheran School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Rhajaa R. Wright, Grade 8 portrait
Not Your Average Gelatin
Advisor: Mr. Go Ozeni
School: Correia (Steven V.) Junior High School, San Diego, San Diego County
J2135 — Fourth Place
Eric T. Yu, Grade 7 portrait
The Effectiveness of a Household UVC Wand in Reducing Bacterial Contamination
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County

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