CSSF Category Awards: 2011
Physics & Astronomy

Junior Division


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J1802 — First Place
Namrata R. Balasingam, Grade 8 portrait
The Physics of the Party Balloon: On Laplace's Law, Nonlinear Elasticity, and Their Uses in Physiology and Medicine
Advisor: Ms. Heather Pelayo
School: Challenger School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1817 — Second Place
Jennifer K. Rodstein, Grade 8 portrait
Rememba' Mpemba! The Mpemba Effect
Advisor: Mrs. Linnae McKeever
School: Nobel (Alfred Bernhard) Middle School, Northridge, Los Angeles County
J1810 — Third Place
Vadim Korolik, Grade 8 portrait
Refraction of Light: Using Refraction of Light to Study Diffusion in Liquids
Advisor: Miss Susane Greathouse
School: Old Orchard School, Campbell, Santa Clara County
J1809 — Fourth Place
Miguel Jinich, Grade 8 portrait
Speed Measurements Using a Strobe Light
Advisor: Ms. Rosemary Armour
School: San Diego Jewish Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
J1811 — Honorable Mention
Madeline C. Kuney, Grade 7 portrait
Solar Desalination: Taking the Salt Out of the Sea
Advisor: Mrs. Peggy Greenfield
School: Stockdale Christian School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J1822 — Honorable Mention
Kaitlin R. Spencer, Grade 8 portrait
Music to My Ears
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Jefferson School, Tracy, San Joaquin County
J1824 — Honorable Mention
Irina O. Tchernoskoutova, Grade 7 portrait
Chladni Patterns
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Nativity Catholic School, Torrance, Los Angeles County

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