School Registration for Covestro PRSEF 2019 is now closed
School Registration for Covestro PRSEF 2020 will open October 1
School Registration for Covestro PRSEF 2020 is open
Check back later for more information about fair day teacher events.
Covestro PRSEF is an affiliate fair of the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Covestro PRSEF complies with ISEF rules and with Federal regulations governing research to ensure the safety and well-being of humans and animals involved in student research, as well as the safety and welfare of the students themselves. Please visit ISEF Rules and Guidelines for complete rules/regulations.
New this year: All Covestro PRSEF project forms (reference below) must be completed online, electronically signed and submitted through PRSEF.STEMisphere.org. Mailed paper forms will not be accepted.
Note: Form 1, Form 1A including a research plan, Form 1B and the Covestro PRSEF Student Registration form are required for ALL projects. Additional forms are required if the project involves a vertebrate animal, human beings, potentially hazardous biological agents, a controlled substance (prescription drugs, consumable ethyl alcohol or tobacco), a hazardous substance or device (firearms, explosives, radiation, lasers etc.) or if the project will be completed in a regulated research institution.
The following forms will help you with the registration and project completion process.
Quick Reference – Required Forms – This is a checklist of items which must be included with your students’ registration paperwork.
Teacher’s Student Inventory Form – This is a list of all of your students and which forms they have submitted for review. This form MUST accompany all students’ paperwork.
Most Common Paperwork Problems – All teachers and/or adult sponsors MUST review this file before submitting students' registration forms to the SRC (Scientific Review Committee).
Scientific Review Committee (SRC) Form – The Covestro PRSEF SRC uses this form to evaluate the students’ projects.
2020 PRSEF guidelines – This is the rulebook for Covestro PRSEF. It contains all of the information you will need to be successful at Covestro PRSEF.
Perseverance Form – This should be completed by students who have participated in Covestro PRSEF for at least three years.
Inspector Checklist – This will show you what your students’ display at Covestro PRSEF should look like.
Email questions or comments to PRSEF@CarnegieScienceCenter.org or call the Science Fair office at 412.237.1534.