(Not all the rules but some of the newer ones)
(Use the ISEF wizard to see which SRC forms you might need to fill out)
You will notice the forms below in GREEN are required for ALL CRSEF entries and the other forms below that will need SRC (Science Review Committee) approval before commencement.
Generally ALL projects must be checked by the teacher to confirm they do not need SRC and that all safety concerns are addressed.
DEADLINE for SRC PRE-Approval is October 5th, 2023
Generally, 95% of projects do NOT need SRC approval.
Projects that need pre-approval include: any vertebrate animal use, any project that could be potentially hazardous to the student (fire, projectiles, field work, etc), Potientially Hazardous Biological Agents which include algae, bacteria, fungus, dangerous chemicals (PHBAS) (these are not allowed at all for middle schoolers).
*Absolutely NO human-human experiments or surveys will be allowed.
SRC Pre-Approval means the student has communicated the project plan to the teacher and SRC Chair and received the proper EXTRA forms and submitted them electronically for approval by the deadline.
Please direct SRC questions to Assistant Director; Kandi Follis.
2024 Research Plan Fillable form Every CRSEF Entry
Form 1: Checklist for Adult Sponsor / Safety Assessment Form Every CRSEF Entry
Form 1A: Student Checklist / Research Plan Every CRSEF Entry
Form 1B: Approval Form Every CRSEF Entry
Form 3: Risk Assessment Form Every CRSEF Entry
Form 7: Continuation Projects Form Very VERY few CRSEF Entries (use ONLY if your project this year is directly connected to your project last year AND the data will be used in analysis as a 2nd or 3rd year project)
The forms below will be provided after SRC Approval or discussion of the project idea with SRC Chair Kandi Follis.
Form 2: Qualified Scientist
Form 5: Vertebrate Animal use form (5A and 5B)
Form 6A: PHBAs (Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents form
Form 6B: Human and Vertebrate Animal Tissue form
Form 7: Continuation Projects Form Very VERY few CRSEF Entries