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    Secondary Science Fair Resource Guide

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    Important information about AACPS Science Expo 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.

2018-19 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 16, 2019.

    Step 3  Complete and submit the Online Abstract Form. After completing the form, be sure to save a copy. In order to use the online abstract form, you will need the free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. Please be aware that the form may not work correctly using Preview on the Mac. We suggest you use Internet Explorer as the web browser when submitting the abstract form.

    Step 4  Print a copy of the Student Information Handout. Review the information in the handout for a great science fair experience.

2018-19 Important Dates

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  • For further information, please contact:

    Kevin Garner, Science Teacher Specialist

    Valerie Wesner, Coordinator of Science