Course Syllabus

Science Fair 2019 - 2020 

Decemenber 3 - 6, 2019

Students in Mrs. Carr's 1st and 6th period classes are required to participate in the Muscogee County School District Science Fair.  8th Grade students may also participate.  Science Fair projects that are judged worthy at the school level of competition will proceed to the county or regional level.  


Below are important links you will find necessary and helpful on your journey to creating your science fair project:  

Georgia Science and Engineering Fair Official Page  - this page is the link to all information on requirements for the 2019 - 2020 science fairs.  

ISEF Rules and Guidelines - these are the rules followed by middle and high schools, regional fairs, and the state science fair.  Parents and students should read the sections that apply to them.  (Do not concern yourselves with all the committees. That's my job.)


ACMS Forms and Helps:  

PowerPoint Presentation from Parent Night Available for reference because no one can remember all this stuff with one presentation!!!!!  

Calendar for ACMS Science Fair and Due Dates - This page lists important due dates and color codes them for all students (yellow) and those needing further approval by IRB and SRC committees (blue).   

Student Science Research Projects guidelines and information 2019 - 2020 - this serves as a reference to terminology and guides the student in completing the experiment/research.  

Science Fair Preliminary Proposal Form -this form will be the first form submitted by students.  Once finished and accepted they may submit the required forms listed below.  

Distribution of Labor for Partner Work Contract

Official Information and Forms:  

Required Forms Checklist  - Explains all the forms listed below.  

Forms for All Participants to be Completed Prior to Experimentation

Forms must be downloaded, completed by typing appropriate information, printed and presented to Mrs Carr to check or pass on for further approval. (see timeline) They should be placed in sheet protectors and into a notebook or heavy duty folder and placed with the tri-board on the day of the Aaron Cohn Science Fair.  

1.   Form 1:  Checklist for Adult Sponsor (1)   (Absolutely needs dating and completing prior to any experimentation! Projects that show a date after experimentation has started will be excluded from advancing to the regional fair!)

2.   Form 1A: Student Checklist (1A)   - 

3.   A formal research plan must be prepared according to the direction on student checklist for 1A!  

4.  Form 1B: Approval Form (1B)

5.   Risk Assessment Form (3)


Extra Forms that may be required prior to experimentation:

Qualified Scientist Form - Required for Vertebrates, Humans, and Biological Agents

Vertebrate Animal Form

Human Participant Form

Human Participant Consent Form

Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents (Includes use of soil.)  

Continuation Research Progression Projects Form 



Required for all after experimentation:  

Abstract (To be Completed After Experimentation, Data Collected, and Conclusion Reached)Preview the document

Help Writing Your Abstract (Click Here)  

I won.  What do I do now?

Project Registration Form


ACCMS Science Fair Judging GuidePreview the document




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