You don’t have to work in a regulated research laboratory!
Determine if you can complete the following criteria
I. You must identify a novel idea and conduct appropriate and related literature research.
Review the newest science findings at Science News and Science!
Research should NOT include your opinion
Do NOT review and focus on unnecessary facts not relevant to your proposed question, hypothesis or work
II. Write a research plan; follow safety and competition guidelines (see collegiate laboratory safety guideline from Stony Brook University, review safety procedures associated with experimentation (review MSDS’s, BSL’s, etc.)
Use the Intel ISEF website to conceptualize and outline the proper format when writing a research plan.
Chemical manufacturers must send an MSDS with each new shipment
Students and laboratories must maintain any MSDSs received with incoming shipments of hazardous chemicals, and ensure rapid accessibility
Review and understand all MSDS sections and understand the information