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All projects involving human or animal research require specific approval from the FLASF ethics committee, prior to beginning any work on your project. Students should review the documents relevant to their project to ensure that their project adheres to these policies. If your project involves any animal or human testing, the student should complete and submit the required approval forms (bottom of this page) along with their signature/permission form and payment by the due date.


Policy Information

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Approval Forms

Approval Form (MS Word format)
Participation of Humans in Research – Low Risk Humans in Research - Low Risk
Participation of Humans in Research – Significant Risk Humans in Research - Significant Risk
Use of Animals in Research Animals

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If you have any questions about Science Fair ethics policies and procedures, or if you are required to submit forms prior to the day-of-fair because your project includes animal or human testing, please contact the Ethics Coordinator at ethics<at> For a complete list of FLASF contacts, see Contact Us