Thursday, April 9, 2020

General Rules

All students who compete at ASEF must follow the rules set by the ASEF Steering Committee.

  • ASEF is open to all students who are currently on roll at Turgut Ozal EDUCATION. Gulistan - Albania Schools', Gulistan - Kosovo Schools' and Yahya Kemal College - Macedonia Schools' students are also encouraged and invited to participate in ASEF.
  • Grade 10, 11 and 12 students are in “Senior” category.
  • Grade 6, 7, 8 and 9 students are in “Junior”category.
  • Selected skilled 5th graders may participate in a category called ‘Little Scientists’.
  • ASEF uses English language as the means of communication with its contestants, supervisors and jurors. Thus, all participants are expected to have a good command of English.
  • Multiple entries will not be accepted.
  • Projects may be of “individual” or “group” project. A group project may be prepared and presented by two students.
  • ASEF Senior will be held on February the 15th, 2020 Saturday.
  • ASEF Junior (together with Little Scientists) will be held on February the 22nd, 2020 Saturday.
  • The venue for both ASEF finals is Turgut Ozal Education Complex . For Location, please click here.
1

Computer Science

They will all be evaluated separately. Group projects of at most 2 students
Only robotics projects may have 3 students per group
  • Robotics
  • Lego Sumo
  • Web Design
  • Programming
  • Lego Line Follower
  • Hardware Control and Networking
2

Visual Art

They will all be evaluated separately. Group projects of at most 2 students. Only Poster Design is individual.
  • Short Movie
  • Poster Design
  • Installation Art
  • Industrial Design
  • 3-Minute science.
  • Computer Based 3-D Design
3

Natural Sciences

Group projects of at most 2 students
  • Biology
  • Energy
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Environment and Engineering
4

Social Sciences

Group projects of at most 2 students
  • Law
  • History
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Linguistics

Project Requirements

1. Only projects meeting all criteria are eligible for prizes and awards.
2. All of the work performed on each project entered in the fair must substantially be the entrant’s own work. This includes the research for the project, the work carried out during the experiment, and the creation of the display.
3. Those projects deemed by the judges to be questionable in this area will be subject to closer scrutiny by having the entrant called in to explain his or her work.
4. Assistance provided to the entrant by others shall be merely supportive in nature and must be acknowledged. Details must be given as to who provided assistance and what specifically they did to help. (Example: “Thank you to my mom for helping me pick out and buy the supplies and to my brother for checking my spelling.”)
5. This can be described on the display or in the log book.
6. The Committee reserves the right (a) not to display any exhibit, and (b) to withhold any prizes for which the judges consider an adequate standard has not been reached. The Committee's decision in all matters is final.

Safety Rules for Displays

1. No preserved live or dead vertebrate animals or parts, including embryos, may be exhibited. The exhibition of human parts is prohibited except: teeth, hair, nails, histological sections and liquid tissue slides properly acquired.
2. Displays must not include any food items, any mold, fungi, or microbial cultures
3. Photographs and sketches are preferred alternatives to the actual object.
4. Dangerous chemicals, drugs, heat or flame, highly combustible materials, Class III or IV lasers and explosives must not be exhibited
5. No hypodermic needles, syringes, glass, or other sharp or hazardous objects may be exhibited.
6. When in doubt contact the ASEF Committee for any questions.

Log Books

1. A log book is required for each exhibit. You may use spiral notebooks or three ring binders for your log book.
2. Supervisor must complete verify that the project entered in the fair is the product of original work done by the entrant or team.

Presentation Rules

1. Students are requested to stay by their own stand through all the day.
2. If anyone needs to leave for special needs, the other member of the group must be present in the stand.
3. If judges come to judge your project and you are not present you get discarded from the fair.

Pick-Up Rules

1. Entrants are responsible for the installation, maintenance, and removal of their projects.
2. ASEF Committee reserves the right to remove from display and, if necessary, dispose of inappropriate items as outlined above.
3. Staff will not be responsible for the security of items exhibited.
4. All projects must be removed from the hall.
5. Projects not removed by the designated time will be thrown away.