2018 TOHS AP Research Projects

 

Humanities/Social Sciences

 

STEM

Anderson - The Correlation between Imaginary Numbers and Reality through their Physical Applications

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Adegoke - The Effects of Cryostimulation on the Inflammatory Cytokines and Hematological Parameters

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Barkman - The Effects of Parenting on the Self-Esteem in High School Athletes

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Anderson - Overexpression of the AtDREB1A gene in Almonds with respect to drought tolerance

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Bezemer - Analysis of California Prison Programs Promoting Rehabilitation

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Bersley - Investigating the effectiveness of bacteriophage therapy on antibiotic resistantbacterial infections

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Bradley - Reducing Preoperative Anxiety in Surgical Patients through the Use of Effective Communication Techniques

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Brar - The Effect of Environmental Stressors on Beta-Cell Dysfunction in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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Burt - Connections Between Rap Music and Emotional Well-being

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Bumbarger - The Effect of 3G Artificial Turf and Natural Grass on Knee Injuries in High School Football

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Campopiano - Post Traumatic Stress Prevention and Treatment in Naval Special Warfare

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Burr - Investigation and implementation of Opuntia Basilaris for purification of contaminated water

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Chan - Evaluation of Red Light Cameras in Texas using a Cost Benefit Analysis

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C. Corley - Effects of Ocean Conditions on the Production of Domoic Acid from P. nitzschia

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Chow - Feasibility of Therapy Dog Programs at Thousand Oaks High School

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M. Corley - Evaluating the efficiency of graphene electrical conductivity when adhered to copper and nickel

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Dulansky - Factors Impacting Societal Views of Graffiti/Public Art

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R. Corley - BCL-2 Proteins and Outer Mitochondrial Membrane Permeabilization

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Geudeker - Examining the Factors that Influence AP Enrollment at TOHS

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Crivier - The Effects of COX-2 Inhibiting NSAIDs on the Bone Healing Process in Rats

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Katz - Boosting Body Dysmorphic Disorder Awareness Among Adolescents

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Dawley -Prevention of Marine Entanglement Using Autonomous Underwater Fishing Gear Through Designed Simulation

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Kim - Effectiveness of Drug Abuse Prevention

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Ellison - Examining relationships between on-target efficiency and specificity of ZFNs, TALENs, and CRISPR/Cas9 on editing the CCR5 gene

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Koehler - Media Information Biasís Influence Upon Opinion and Ideological Alignment

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Fogel - Alternative Fuels to Reduce Lead Emissions from Piston Engine Aviation

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Laufenberg - Perceptions Regarding Interactions Between Law Enforcement and Adults with Autism

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Givvin - Investigating open surgical and arthroscopic surgical treatments and non-surgical alternatives for femoral acetabular impingement and torn acetabular labrum

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Longo - Seeking a Solution to the Affordable Housing Crisis in Thousand Oaks, California

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Harman - Investigating the Efficacy and Safety of Silver Nanoparticles in Treating Oral Bacterial Biofilms

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Miller - Factors Influencing Teenage Attitudes Toward Authority in Urban and Suburban Areas

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Jung - The Correlation Between Sugar Sweetened Beverages and Cardiovascular Diseases

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Rogers - The Influencing Factors of the Consumption & Creation of Fan Fiction

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Ketola - Investigating the Effects of N,N-diethyl-3-Methylbenzamide on Marine Life

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Saari- Utilization of Bitcoin by Small Businesses in Ventura County, California

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Lee - The Effects of Rising Ocean Temperatures on Ecklonia cava

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Silberman - Effects of Certain Aspects of Religion on Students' Sociopolitical Attitudes

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Lott - Identification of specific plastics which do not release estrogenic activity causing chemicals

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Suarez - CVUSD Community Views on School-Based Mental Health Checks

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Luc - The Role of Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells in the Heart Muscle Tissue Repair

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Witham - Examining the Correlation Between Personality and Sport Choice Among High School Student-Athletes

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Mayer - The Synergistic Effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen and Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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Zingerman - Factors Influencing Sports Fan Loyalty

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Mayhue - Analyzing the Ability of Chroococcidiopsis and Anabaena to Terraform A Martian Environment

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Montes - The Effect of Carbon Nanotubes on the Tensile Strength of Aluminum in the Automobile Industry

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Razal - Analyzing the Effects of Hip and Knee Exercises on Patellofemoral Joint Pain Recovery

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Richards - The Effect of Energy Drinks on Sleep Deprivation in College Students

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Rothschild - Role of Dams in Depleting Nutrients from the Sediments in Amazon River

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Sandstrom - Economic impact of blended wing bodies in transport aircraft

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Stovall - The Role of Amygdalin in Treating Cancer In Vitro

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Tamura - Investigating a hybrid nanoparticle system that aids in the detection and treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis

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Turqueza - Investigating the Permeation of Methylphenidate and Rivastigmine using Various Enhancer Groups

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Vardeleon - The links between human gastrointestinal microbiome composition and systemic Lupus erythematosus

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Je. Williams - The Effectiveness of Different Methods Utilizing Essential Oils in Inhibiting Listeria monocytogenes Growth in Ready to Eat Foods

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Jo. Williams - Antibacterial Fluoroquinolones as a Treatment for Mycoplasma Conjunctivitis in House Finches

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