• Safety Rules 

    1. All experiments using vertebrate animals or humans as subjects should cause no harm or undue stress to the subject. These projects should have written approval from the teacher and/or a veterinarian before beginning the experiment.

    1. No live vertebrate animals should be exhibited at the Science Fair (models, stuffed animals or photographs should be used instead). Exceptions may be granted with special permission.

    1. No human body parts should be displayed. Exceptions are teeth, hair and nails

    1. Students should avoid doing experiments involving bacteria cultures. (No Molds)

    1. No controlled substances shall be exhibited.

    1. No dangerous or combustible chemicals shall be displayed at the Science Fair. Rockets or engines must not contain fuel. All chemicals displayed should have the contents clearly marked on the container. (No Volcanoes)

    1. No open flames will be permitted at the school.

    1. Student experimenters shall wear safety goggles (eye protection) and follow standard safety, practices when working with fire, hot liquids or caustic chemicals. Parent approval and supervision will be required for these projects.

    1. All projects using household electricity must conform to standard wiring practices and safety.

    1. Expensive or fragile items should not be displayed. Valuable items essential to the project should be simulated or photographed.

    1. Collections (i.e. minerals, shells, feathers, etc.) should be protected with a suitable covering.

    1. Items to be displayed in front of backboard shall be adequately secured (i.e. batteries, wire, switch and motor- secure to a piece of plywood and place in front of backboard).

    1. Carefully pack all materials when transporting to and from the Science Fair.
Last Modified on December 1, 2008