(Click on the category of
interest to get its description.)
Effective beginning with the 2012-2013
Science Fair there is a new option of doing a
design project rather than an experimental
Click here for
a comparison of the experimental vs. design
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IN THESE CATEGORIES MAY NEED AN ENDORSEMENT(S).
See the appropriate sections of this site for
** WHEN A CONTROL GROUP IS NOT POSSIBLE, A COMPARISON
AMONG TRIALS IS ACCEPTABLE.
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 NOVEMBER 11, 2020. All other
endorsements must be submitted in duplicate by November 17, 2020.
who received an endorsement last year and are
reusing their project may email a copy of their
2019/2020 endorsement and get it updated. They MAY
NOT complete any new experimentation at HOME.
A NEW endorsement would only be for students who are
able to complete their experimentation in a
Bio-Safey Level 1 lab.
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
Endorsements must be signed and
submitted by teacher sponsors ONLY.