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Make: The Annotated Build-It-Yourself Science Laboratory by Windell Oskay

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Appendix E. Extended notes

Note 1. Working with animals

It is wise to approach the idea of experimenting upon animals — especially living animals — with reservation and skepticism. If you wish to experiment with animals (and there is no blame if you do not) we urge you to read and follow the International Rules and Guidelines for Science Fairs, from the Society for Science & the Public, available online at student.societyforscience.org/forms.

The guidelines are particularly strict about experiments involving vertebrate animals, and in many cases will require a committee of qualified individuals to approve and review your work. If you are working independently at home and need a review committee of your own, you can likely find volunteers to help ...

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