The Nitty Gritty
Guidelines (from Intel)
- The projects are to be completed either in teams (with a maximum of four students) or alternatively projects can be completed by individuals.
- The competition is open to 4th, 5th, and 6th class students.
- Students whose projects involve studies of live animals must ensure that such studies are carried out in conformity with the statutory regulations. Copies of the regulations are available from the Department of Health and Children, Hawkins House, Dublin 2.
- Agar plates containing micro-organisms cannot be exhibited.
- Projects must contain a project book and also a visual display for the school exhibition.
- Visual Display- Students will have to display their project on no more than 8 A4 pages as it is only to summarise the project. This is so that these pages can be arranged on the tables at your school display. Any other items that would help the display should be included if possible, for example, any pieces of equipment or models.
- Project book- should follow the Project book guidelines
- The project book cover should be the specially provided project form which captures all necessary information.