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Approval before experiment (SRC)

Science and engineering projects that involve human, animals, or hazardous substances may need scientific review committee (SRC) approval before they start experimentation in order to qualify for a fair.

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Human subjects (IRB)

Projects with human subjects — regardless of grade level and relationship to the subjects — must be reviewed by an institutional review board (IRB). Approval and consent from the human subject must be obtained, where necessary, before a student starts any experimentation.

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Display and safety rules

Project presentations must adhere to display and safety rules. These rules ensure fair judging and a quality science and engineering fair for the community.

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