Important information about AACPS Science Expo Policies
Anne Arundel County Public Schools Regional Science and Engineering Expo and the Innovators of Science and Engineering Challenge 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 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
For further information for secondary students and required forms and committee approvals, please contact the Office of Science at 410-222-5451.
2019-20 Regional Science & Engineering Expo
Student Registration Process
Step 1 Access the online registration form.
Step 2 Print a copy of the Signature Card. Return the completed Signature Card to your science teacher or Science Department Chairperson at your school in time for the school to meet the county’s submission deadline of January 10, 2020.
Step 3 Complete and submit the Online Abstract Form.
Step 4 Print a copy of the Student Information Handout. Review the information in the handout for a great science fair experience. Student Information Handout (Spanish).
Required Forms for all Secondary Projects
Special Secondary Forms:
Find out what forms your project needs:
List of School Expo Entries (for school use only):
2019-20 Important Dates
January 10, 2020
March 7, 2020
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Project Set Up
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Exhibit Open to the Public
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Science Expo Judging
March 12, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Science Expo Awards Ceremony