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The Society for Science and the Public announced the 300 national semifinalists of the SSP Middle School Program 2008 on Wednesday, September 3. 

The 30 finalists were announced on Wednesday, September 17, but neither of the 2 California winning projects was from our fair.  
  SSP-Middle School Program

 2008 NATIONAL SEMI-FINALISTS

 

The following Synopsys Championship winners were named as Semi-Finalists in the national SSP-Middle School Competition:

 

Bernal, Elizabeth (Grade 8)

St. Christopher School - San Jose

A Prototype for a Lunar Plant Growth Chamber

 

Bodapati, Deepika (Grade 7)

Challenger School - Sunnyvale

Building an Endotoxin Detection Home Test Kit

 

Chan, Michelle (Grade 8)

Piedmont Middle School - San Jose

Trust Your Gut When It Comes to Chocolate

 

Choudhury, Zareen (Grade 6)

Challenger School - Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale

Phytoextraction: An Organic Decontaminator

 

Galivanche, Anoop (Grade 8)

Redwood Middle School - Saratoga

A Comparison of Ancient and Modern Water Purification Methods

 

Huang, Roya Huang (Grade 7)

Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School - Palo Alto

Do Bacteria Develop Resistance to Antibacterial Soap?

 

Jain, Smit (Grade 6)

Marshall Pomeroy Elementary - Milpitas

8th Wonder of the World

 

Jeeawoody, Shaleena (Grade 8)

Challenger School - Sunnyvale

Voice Analysis and Recognition as a Car Theft Deterrent

 

Larsen, Wesley (Grade 8)

Saint Lawrence the Martyr Middle School - Santa Clara

Constructing an Inductrack MAGLEV

 

Liu, Bolun (Grade 8)

Hopkins Junior High School - Fremont

The Hysteresis Curve of a Compressible Fluid

 

Lorenson, Aren (Grade 8)

Saint Lawrence the Martyr Middle School - Santa Clara

Constructing an Inductrack MAGLEV

 

Nguyen, Viviane (Grade 8)

Piedmont Middle School - San Jose

Trust Your Gut When It Comes to Chocolate

 

Nitta, Catherine (Grade 6)

Terman Middle School - Palo Alto

Vitamins for Avocados: Which Antioxidant Prevents Browning the Best in Avocados?

 

Raghvendra, Shubha (Grade 8)

Challenger School, Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale
Do You Remember?: A Phoneme-Based Structural Analysis of Word Recall

 

Simpson, Alec (Grade 8)

Bret Harte Middle School - San Jose

A Prototype for a Lunar Plant Growth Chamber

 

Thomas, James (Grade 8)

Saint Christopher School - San Jose

An Algorithm to Minimize Memory Usage in Graph-based Applications

 

Zarrin, David (Grade 7)

Redwood Middle School - Saratoga

Designing a Laser Communication Device