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beginning with the 2012-2013 Science Fair there is a new option of
doing a design project rather than an experimental project.
Click here for a comparison of
the experimental vs. design project.
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THESE CATEGORIES MAY NEED AN ENDORSEMENT(S). See the appropriate
sections of this site for clarification.
** WHEN A CONTROL GROUP IS NOT POSSIBLE, A COMPARISON AMONG TRIALS IS
NOTE: For projects conducted in
a university, hospital or research laboratory under the supervision of
a Doctor, Professor or Scientist, endorsement(s) and supporting
documents are due October 15,
2016. All other
endorsements must be submitted in duplicate by November
Endorsement requests MUST be
made PRIOR to experimentation in order to ensure the safety of the test
subject(s) and/or the scientist. The project plans are reviewed
by the Scientific Review Committee and, if safe, the endorsement is
granted and the experiment may be carried out. Permission to
carry out an experiment CANNOT be given to one that has already been