The  Project Creation Manual   contains information on Selecting, Researching, Doing, Writing and Displaying the Project

The Written Research Report Manual    provides information on how to organize your report and includes sample reports.

The  Exhibitor Manual    has a lot of necessary information including Regulations about:
  • Eligibility
  • Project Types, Age Categories, and Divisions.
  • Academic Integrity
  • Ethical Use of Humans and Animals in Projects
  • Project Display Safety

  • DO NOT BEGIN ANY project involving HUMANS OR ANIMALS until you are familiar with the ETHICS rules. ALL projects involving ANIMALS and some involving HUMANS need to have approval from the WWSEF Ethics officer before you begin.

    Read the regulations and forms below and decide which is applicable.
    After reading the forms, if you have any questions, email the WWSEF Ethics Officer
    If you use Form 4.1B or 4.1C, they must be sent to the WWSEF Ethics Officer for approval.
    Form 4.1A can be given to your teacher or sent to the WWSEF Ethics Officer.
    Forms & Sample Letters for Research with Human & Animal subjects:
    Humans - Low Risk Form 4.1A   
    Humans - Significant Risk Form 4.1B   
    Implied Consent Form  
    Informed Information Letter and Consent Form  
    Regulations for use of Animals in Research  

    Animals - Form 4.1C   

    For Individuals        For School Contacts 

    For the SUPERVISOR:

    The Supervisor Manual  contains the following information:
  • Registration method
  • Judging Sheet
  • Sample school science fair timeline
  • Parent Information letter sample

  • If any project involves humans or animals in any way,
    be sure to check the regulations and forms in the
    Exhibitor Manual 

    WWSEF Fair Posters      Black & White   Colour

    Judging Sheet 

    Our  Fair Day Manual   (What happens At the Fair)  includes:
  • Guidelines
  • Management rules
  • Activity schedule & Maps
  • Chaperone & Visitor Information
  • Transportation to the Fair
    If you are looking for a mentor at the univesity level in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math, check out this website:

    youth science network
    Principles and Guidelines for the Use of Animals in Precollege Education 

    Using projects as part of the curriculum in Ontario:
    Grades 1-6         Grades 7-8         Grades 9-12