CSSF Project Listings: 2012
Mammalian Biology

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Luz G. Almanza, Grade 8 portrait
The Effect of Age on Blood Pressure
Advisor: Mrs. Shannon Harris
School: Jefferson (Thomas) Middle School, Wasco, Kern County
J1202 — First Place
Jessika Baral, Grade 7 portrait
A Novel Way to Strengthen Eye Muscles and Enhance Peripheral Vision
Advisor: Ms. Yvonne Alexander
School: Hopkins (William) Junior High School, Fremont, Alameda County
Devon J. Bernsley, Grade 8 portrait
Why Am Eye So Dizzy? Measuring Nystagmus to Explore Dizziness Reduction Strategies
Advisor: Mrs. Darshana Shah
School: Portola (Gaspar de) Middle School, Tarzana, Los Angeles County
Julia V. Brock, Grade 7 portrait
How Age Affects Dilation of Pupil in Felis domesticus
Advisor: Mr. Jacob Bagnell
School: Anderson Valley Junior/Senior High School, Boonville, Mendocino County
Matthew J. Choi, Grade 6 portrait
Impact of Nutrition on Mice
Advisor: Mr. Chuck Nelson
School: Bonita Canyon Elementary, Irvine, Orange County
Olivia R. Cooper, Grade 8 portrait
Jump to the Beat: Heart Rate Recovery with Various Post-Exercise Activities
Advisor: Ms. Paula Abajian
School: Baechtel Grove Middle School, Willits, Mendocino County
Jessica M. Cronin, Grade 6 portrait
Alicia N. Hoxie, Grade 6 portrait
Exercise in the Equine
Advisor: Dr. Sheri Cronin
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
Marco E. de Cardenas, Grade 6 portrait
Is a Dog's Mouth Cleaner than a Human's?
Advisor: Ms. Sara Bruni
School: St. Martin of Tours School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J1209 — Honorable Mention
Irena L. DeZazzo, Grade 7 portrait
Can Canines Recognize Muffled Spoken Commands?
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Carly R. Dion, Grade 7 portrait
CSI: Carly's Science Investigation. Fingerprint Patterns in Siblings
Advisor: Ms. Cynthia Ligeti
School: Medea Creek Middle School, Oak Park, Ventura County
J1211 — Second Place
Lekha R. Duvvoori, Grade 6 portrait
I See What Eye See: Measuring Low Light Color Vision, Assessing Its Impact on Web Design and in Daily Life
Advisor: Mr. James Rohan
School: Mount Madonna School, Watsonville, Santa Cruz County
J1212 — Fourth Place
Daniela H. Gottesman, Grade 8 portrait
Exploring the Relationship among Fingerprints and Toeprints
Advisor: Ms. Kim Miller
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Connor J. Hartigan, Grade 6 portrait
Oo, Oo, Oo, I Wanna Be Like You
Advisor: Ms. Nadia Oggiano
School: St. Anne School, Laguna Niguel, Orange County
Kendall A. Kissel, Grade 8 portrait
Running Away from Asthma: Does Running Improve Lung Capcity in Asthmatics?
Advisor: Mr. Robert Snodgrass
School: Miraleste Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
Noah J. LaBella, Grade 7 portrait
Identifying Family through Fingerprints
Advisor: Ms. Toni Stolo
School: St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Encino, Los Angeles County
Robyn G. Lee, Grade 7 portrait
Which Middle School Sport Burns the Most Calories?
Advisor: Dr. Stefan Lee
School: Polytechnic School, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Natasha M. Lethaby, Grade 8 portrait
The Suffocating Snorkel
Advisor: Mr. Nicholas Lethaby
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
J1218 — Honorable Mention
Sean P.B. McGovern, Grade 7 portrait
Do You Get a Buzz Out of Exercise? The Effect of Physical Activity and Exercise on Hand Steadiness
Advisor: Mr. Eddie Ozawa
School: St. Martin of Tours School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J1219 — Honorable Mention
Matthew T. Piegza, Grade 7 portrait
The Hearing Abilities of Men and Women Ages 15-52
Advisor: Mrs. Kaley McHale
School: All Hallows Academy, La Jolla, San Diego County
J1220 — Third Place
Aisha Raheem, Grade 7 portrait
Go with the Flow!
Advisor: Mrs. Maryam Abbasi
School: Orange Crescent School, Garden Grove, Orange County
Martha I. Rangel, Grade 8 portrait
Band vs. Guitar
Advisor: Mrs. Jewely Lopez-Lickey
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
Elizabeth Redko, Grade 8 portrait
Thunderous Clock
Advisor: Mr. Matt Inman
School: Ojai Valley School, Ojai, Ventura County
Therese A. Santiago, Grade 7 portrait
Harder to Breathe
Advisor: Mr. Vicente Santiago
School: Granite Ridge Intermediate, Fresno, Fresno County
Megan L. Wagoner, Grade 8 portrait
Hay! Pick Me
Advisor: Mrs. Stacey Wagoner
School: Rio Bravo-Greeley School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Steven S. Higginbotham, Grade 7 portrait
Carrying Capacity of the East Fork Winter Range
Advisor: Mrs. Amanda Manuszak
School: Divisadero Middle School, Vasilia, Tulare County
Courtney J. McCullough, Grade 7 portrait
The Effect of Breeding during Moon Phases on Rabbit Litter Gender
Advisor: Mr. Daniel Dummett
School: Union Hill School, Grass Valley, Nevada County

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