All application packets must be post-marked by February 16th, 2007. All
application packets must be complete.
All students should display an abstract with their project. Abstracts
should be no more than 250 words and should include the (a) the purpose of the
experiment, (b) procedures used, (c) data collected, and (d) conclusions.
Abstracts should not include acknowledgments of work or procedures done by the
Each student in the Senior (High-School) Division should display a project
data book and a research paper with their project.
The following forms must be completed if circumstances warrant their
Form (1C), Registered Research Institutional/Industrial Setting Form
must be completed by the scientist supervising your research if the research
is performed in an Institutional/Industrial Setting.
Form (2), Qualified Scientist Form, must be completed and signed
prior to the start of your experimentation if your project involves animals,
controlled substances and pathogens or recombinant DNA and humans.
Form (3), Designated Supervisor Form, must be completed prior to
beginning your project if the Qualified Scientist is unable to supervise the
experiments or for projects using hazardous materials or devices.
Form (4A), Human Subjects Form, must have been completed prior to
experimentation if the research involves humans.
Form (4B), Informed Consent Form, is recommended for all projects
involving human subjects and required for all such projects involving risk.
Form (5), Non Human Vertebrate Animal Form, must have been
completed prior to experimentation.
All projects using viable fresh tissue, organs, human or animal parts,
including blood, blood products, teeth, primary cell cultures, and body
fluids require Form (6), Human and Animal Tissue Form, be completed
prior to experimentation.
Projects which are a continuation of a previous year's work and which
require approval must be re-approved prior to experimentation for the
Copies of all forms relevant to your project must be submitted together with
your application. Keep the originals, but bring them to the fair.
Failure to comply with the above ISEF requirements will result in