CSSF Project Listings: 2011
Mammalian Biology

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Rahul Bekal, Grade 7 portrait
Blood Pressure and Music
Advisor: Dr. Manthani Reddy
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
Terran L.W. Brown, Grade 8 portrait
Gunnar L. Little, Grade 8 portrait
Musical Measures: The Effect of Music on Heart Rate, Blood Pressure, and Mood
Advisor: Dr. Martin Spongberg
School: Three Rivers Union School, Three Rivers, Tulare County
Matthew C. Colbert, Grade 6 portrait
Right, Left, or "Ampawdextrous"? Brain Laterality in Dogs
Advisor: Mrs. Cathleen Johnson
School: Ascencion Solorsano Middle School, Gilroy, Santa Clara County
Dylan H. Eremia, Grade 7 portrait
Hemoglobin Assisted Laser Lipolysis
Advisor: Mr. Steve Kinney
School: Woodcrest Christian School, Riverside, Riverside County
J1205 — Honorable Mention
Joshua E. Eyre, Grade 8 portrait
Can You Hear Me Now?
Advisor: Mrs. Rita Armstrong
School: Los Cerritos Middle School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
J1206 — Second Place
Steven S. Higginbotham, Grade 6 portrait
All You Can Find Antlers!
Advisor: Mrs. Sharine Neipp
School: Grace Lutheran School, Visalia, Tulare County
Lance S. Lew, Grade 8 portrait
Swimmer's Heartburn
Advisor: Ms. Julianna So
School: St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County
Josiah L. Luna, Grade 7 portrait
Age and Eyesight
Advisor: Ms. Judi Hayes
School: Horizon Charter School, Lincoln, Placer County
Spencer E. McVeigh, Grade 7 portrait
From the Corner of the Eye...
Advisor: Mrs. Rita Blickenstaff
School: Blessed Sacrament Elementary School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1210 — First Place
Justin L. Myhre, Grade 7 portrait
Fox's Response to Territorial Markings
Advisor: Mr. Steve Kinney
School: Woodcrest Christian School, Riverside, Riverside County
K. Colton Pinson, Grade 8 portrait
What's In Your Genes? White Hair? Red Eyes? Big Hips? Thunder Thighs?
Advisor: Mr. Rick Hewitt
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
J1212 — Third Place
Maya Lee Pollack, Grade 8 portrait
Which Is Faster, "Rocker Start" or "Track Start"? Comparing Two Approaches to Softball Base Stealing
Advisor: Mrs. Carol Evans
School: Santa Catalina (Upper and Lower) School, Monterey, Monterey County
Mark P. Raphael, Grade 8 portrait
The Leading Causes of Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers
Advisor: Mr. David Marchetti
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Celeste M. Stoker, Grade 8 portrait
Tort vs. Otter in the Holland Lop Rabbit: Breed for Color, Body Type, or Both?
Advisor: Mr. Yogi Sullivan
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, San Mateo County
Hanna M. Taormina, Grade 8 portrait
Shaye K. Widger, Grade 8 portrait
After Exercising a Horse, Does Grooming It or Putting It Back into Its Stall Make Its Recovery Heart Rate Faster?
Advisor: Mr. Bud Smith
School: All Saints' Episcopal Day School, Carmel, Monterey County
Claudia Torres, Grade 8 portrait
Have You Seen My Master?
Advisor: Mrs. Wendi Rodriguez
School: Heritage (The) School, Phelan, San Bernardino County
Molly M. Tucker, Grade 8 portrait
Fiddles and Phalanges: Will Playing the Violin Make Your Fingers Grow?
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Usher
School: La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Nick B. Watkins, Grade 8 portrait
I Can See Clearly Now
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Schumacher
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J1219 — Fourth Place
Alexa J. Wheelan, Grade 8 portrait
Off Balance: Year II
Advisor: Mrs. Ana Williams
School: Standard Middle School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Nicholas C. Wilbur, Grade 7 portrait
Which Carbohydrate Metabolizes the Quickest in a Type 1 Diabetic?
Advisor: Dr. Kevin Kaiserman
School: St. John's Lutheran School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Vahe S. Yacoubian, Grade 7 portrait
Having Fun Burning Calories
Advisor: Mrs. Lida Gevorkian
School: Chamlian (Vahan & Anoush) Armenian School, Glendale, Los Angeles County

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