BE   AWARE   THAT  . . .

 

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Students are responsible for reading, understanding and adhering to ALL RULES that apply to their project.  Students must comply with Collier, FFFS and ISEF rules.

Click here to access and read all of the rules

 

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Some project topics must be approved by the Collier SRC BEFORE students may begin to work on that project.

 

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THE COLLIER SRC PRE-APPROVAL PROCESS CAN TAKE OVER A MONTH because the process often requires students to resubmit forms and documentation multiple times in order for the project to comply with all applicable rules and regulations and be approved.  Be advised that few students are successfull in completing the Collier SRC pre-approval process because of the time and effort that this process requires of the student.

 

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PROJECTS THAT REQUIRE COLLIER SRC PRE-APPROVAL MUST ALSO CITE SPECIFIC REFERENCE SOURCES that are listed in the ISEF rules in order to demonstrate the knowledge of and an understanding of all mandatory safety procedures, science protocols and disposal procedures.

 

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DO NOT SELECT TOPICS THAT REQUIRE COLLIER SRC PRE-APPROVAL without first carefully considering the extra time and effort they demand.

 

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THE TOPICS BELOW REQUIRE COLLLIER SRC PRE-APPROVAL & ADDITIONAL SPECIALIZED FORMS that must be completed and approved by the Collier Scientific Review Committee (SRC) or the Collier Institutional Review Board (IRB) BEFORE any data has been collected and NO LATER than October 15 of the current school year.  Individual schools may NOT create their own SRC or IRB.

 

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Hazardous Activities, Devices, Substances

(Firearms, projectiles, rockets, explosives, radiation, lasers, power tools, etc.)

 

Does my substance require SRC preapproval? (video clip)

 

Controlled Substances

(Alcohol, tobacco, medicines, prescription drugs, etc.)

 

Recombinant DNA

Forms required for all projects plus the following forms:

Registered Research Institutional / Industrial Setting Form (1C)

(Required if work was completed at a lab, hospital, etc.)

Qualified Scientist Form (2) (MD or IRB approved)

 

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Humans

(Surveys, observations, using humans to test a product or invention, etc.)

Forms required for all projects plus the following forms:

Qualified Scientist Form (2) (MD or IRB approved)

Human Subjects and Informed Consent Form (4)

      (attach all surveys, questionnaires, etc.)

 

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Non-human Vertebrate Animals

Forms required for all projects plus the following forms:

Qualified Scientist Form (2) (MD or IRB approved)

Vertebrate Animal Form (5A & 5B)

SSEF Mortality Form

 

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Biological or Pathogenic Agents

(Bacteria, rotting, mold, etc.)

 

Human & Vertebrate Animal Tissue

Forms required for all projects plus the following forms:

Qualified Scientist Form (2) (MD or IRB approved)

Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents Form (6A)

BioSafety Level 2 Facilities & Operations Assessment Form

Human and Vertebrate Animal Tissue Form (6B)

 

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Archeology

(Finding, collecting or excavating fossils.)

Forms required for all projects plus the following forms:

Qualified Scientist Form (2) (MD or IRB approved)

All necessary permits, documentation & required forms

 

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Continuation Project

(covers 12+ months)

 

Forms required for all projects plus the following forms:

All additional forms required for the current year

All forms required for project during previous year(s)

Continuation Projects Form (7)

 

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Students must keep copies of all your forms.

For questions about forms:

http://scienceinfo.home.comcast.net

 

Collier SRC Chair: Mary Marshall (239) 377-7246

 

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Now that you have read the rules and understand that all of the above topics must be approved by the Collier SRC BEFORE students may begin to work on that project you may click here to access the actual forms.

 

 

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