International Rules and Guidelines FAQ
Does my project need prior review and approval?
All projects need an initial review by an adult sponsor which is documented on Form 1. Studies involving human subjects need additional review and approval by an Institutional Review Board (IRB). This board should be established at your school or your regional fair.
Studies involving vertebrate animals or potentially hazardous biological agents require an additional review and approval by your fair's Scientific Review Committee (SRC).
Hazardous chemicals, activities and devices require an additional review by a supervising adult and a Risk Assessment Form must be completed.
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