Resource: Washington State History Day
Website: Washington State History Day
URL: http://www.washingtonhistory.org/education/historyday/
Description: National History Day is a fun event that encourages students to become historians by developing research, analysis, presentation and social skills. Working individually or in groups, junior (grades 6-8) and senior (9-12) division students select a topic related to an annual theme. They conduct extensive historical research using primary sources, articles, and books, then distill their research and analysis into a dramatic performance, multimedia documentary, museum exhibit, website, or research paper. National History Day and its state affiliate Washington History Day provide leading-edge training and curriculum materials to help educators meet and exceed education standards. Annual workshops help educators learn how to adopt National History Day in their classrooms, while also offering strategies that make history education interesting, exciting and fun for students.

Comments: Contributed by: DITD Team Member on 2/10/2004
Pretty limited audience for the competition -- most users will be better off going to the national site . The site itself is not that interesting, although some of the links are worth perusing.

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