CSSF Category Awards: 2013
Applied Mechanics & Structures

Junior Division


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J0301 — First Place
Eitan S. Acks, Grade 8
Tongue Untwister
Advisor: Mrs. Sarah Rines
School: San Diego Jewish Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
J0316 — Second Place
Cameron C. Jones, Grade 6
We're Jammin': Using the Jamming Principle to Construct a Universal Gripper
Advisor: Mrs. Suzanne Chandler
School: Corte Madera Middle School, Portola Valley, San Mateo County
J0303 — Third Place
Ryan T. Beck, Grade 8
Football: Coming to a Crashing Halt
Advisor: Mr. Michael Bullington
School: Pershing (John J.) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0322 — Fourth Place
Ken R. Ruth, Grade 8
A Better Way to Prevent Concussions: The Addition of Non-Newtonian Fluids to Helmet Padding
Advisor: Dr. Nathan Pfaff
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
J0320 — Honorable Mention
Kenyon B. Prater, Grade 8
Is It Possible to Construct a Vacuum Airship?
Advisor: Ms. Kim Miller
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
J0324 — Honorable Mention
Steven A. Silverglate, Grade 8
RC Car Suspension
Advisor: Mr. John Wright
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J0326 — Honorable Mention
Bailey E.L. Stormes, Grade 7
What Are the Differences in Bullet Velocity and Penetration on Different Barrel Lengths of Guns?
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County

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