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NOTE:  The following forms and endorsements are for current (2022-2023) STEM Exhibitions.  Please take every safety precautions associated with the prevention of the Covid-19 Virus.


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 completed.

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Most of the items may be submitted electronically (see below) and only one copy needs to be submitted.   HOWEVER, if they are printed and subsequently mailed in, TWO copies are required.
Regardless of the browser you are using, you should save the form and then open it with Adobe Reader X (or better), type in the information, save it again, print and sign it, scan it and then send the scanned image electronically by attaching it to an e-mail message.  Note that only one copy is needed if the form is submitted via e-mail.
Endorsements must be signed and submitted by teacher sponsors ONLY.

Request for Non-Human Vertebrate Animal Endorsement [PDF]

Request for Humans as Test Subjects Endorsement [PDF]

Informed Consent Certification [PDF]

Request for Microorganism Endorsement [PDF]

Request of Recombinant DNA Endorsement [PDF]

Request for Human or Vertebrate Animal Tissue Endorsement [PDF]