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  Secondary Science Fair Resource Guide for Parents, Teachers & Students

 Important information about AACPS Science Fair policies   

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Regional Science and Engineering Fair and the Elementary Science Fair are in full compliance with the Student Handbook and Anne Arundel County Public School policies as well as the International Rules and Guidelines of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

This means students will not do research related to the following topics unless they are a student working in a Regulated Research or Industrial Setting supervised by a qualified scientist and having appropriate form approval BEFORE beginning research.

No student should begin any research project before being approved by the classroom teacher. Depending on the topic, some projects will need review by the School Scientific Review Committee or the School Level Institutional Review Board.

  • Alcohol & Tobacco
  • Blood, Blood Products or other dangerous biological agents
  • DEA-controlled Substances
  • Firearms and Explosives
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Hazardous Devices
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Radiation

For further information for secondary students and required forms and committee approvals, please contact the Office of Science at 410-222-5451.

 

AACPS Regional Science and Engineering Fair - 2013-2014

Hosted by North County High SchooL

1. General Information Letter to Schools  Oct
  • ISEF rules and forms
  • Secondary Science Fair Resource Guide
 
2.   Invitation emailed to Judges Jan 3
3.   Registration cards with safety forms due Jan 10
4.   Student Packets sent to schools Jan 31
5.   Student Corrections sent to science office Feb 11
6.   Student Project Registration Friday,
Mar 7
  • New Gym

5:00-7:30 PM

6.   Judging Saturday,
Mar 8
  • Optional preview of projects by judges

8:00-9:00 AM

  • Judgesí orientation, old gym

9:15-9:30 AM

  • Student Researchers present at projects

9:15-12:30 PM

8.   Exhibit Open to the Public

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

9. Awards Assembly Thursday, March 13
  • All student researchers arrive

5:45 PM

  • Auditorium

6:00-8:00 PM

For further information, please contact:

Valerie Wesner, Science Teacher Specialist
443 223 5975

vwesner@aacps.org

Zipporah Miller, Coordinator of Science
410.222.5451

zmiller@aacps.org

Three basic required forms are required for all secondary projects
  1. Interactive Intel ISEF 2014 Forms

  2. Checklist for Adult Sponsor

  3. Student Checklist (1A) and Research Plan

  4. Approval Form (1B)

Special secondary forms

  1. Regulated Research Institutional/Industrial Setting Form (1C)

  2. Qualified Scientist Form (2)

  3. Risk Assessment Form (3)

  4. Human Subjects Form (4)
    Sample Informed Consent Form

  5. Vertebrate Animal Form (5A) and (5B)

  6. Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents Form (6A)

  7. Human and Vertebrate Animal Tissue Form (6B)

  8. Continuation Projects Form (7)


Find out what forms your project needs

  1. ISEF Rules Wizard

  2. Intel ISEF Rules and Guidelines