(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
here to go to a complete list of category
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.
Students 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
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