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1 Broward County History Fair

2 What is the Fair? Program that allows students to conduct research on a world, national, state, or local topic. Program that allows students to conduct research on a world, national, state, or local topic. This year’s theme: Leadership & Legacy in History This year’s theme: Leadership & Legacy in History “It is not just a day, it is an experience.” “It is not just a day, it is an experience.”

3 Topics Students can choose any topic they wish, so long as it relates to the theme. Students can choose any topic they wish, so long as it relates to the theme. Try not to choose a topic from the last 25 years. Try not to choose a topic from the last 25 years.

4 Categories- Individual Research Paper Research Paper Exhibit Exhibit Performance Performance Documentary Documentary Web Site Web Site

5 Categories- Group Exhibit Exhibit Performance Performance Documentary Documentary Web Site Web Site Groups can range from 2-5 students Groups can range from 2-5 students

6 Annotated Bibliography Required for ALL Categories Required for ALL Categories Will contain all sources that provided usable information for your project. Will contain all sources that provided usable information for your project. Must explain what the source provided and how it was used in the entry. Must explain what the source provided and how it was used in the entry. MLA or Turabian style bibliography required. MLA or Turabian style bibliography required.

7 Process Paper Required for ALL projects except historical paper. Required for ALL projects except historical paper. Maximum of 500. Maximum of 500.

8 Process Paper Process paper will explain: Process paper will explain: how the topic was chosen how the topic was chosen how research was conducted how research was conducted how the entry type was selected and created how the entry type was selected and created how the entry reflects/relates to the theme how the entry reflects/relates to the theme

9 *Individual Project* **Historical Paper**

10 Historical Paper Traditional form of presenting research. Traditional form of presenting research. Various types of creative writing are permitted: Various types of creative writing are permitted: Fictional diaries Fictional diaries Poems Poems Must conform to all rules Must conform to all rules

11 Length Between 1,500 words and 2,500 words. Between 1,500 words and 2,500 words. All words and numbers count All words and numbers count Annotated bibliography, graphics’ captions, and appendices are not included in word count Annotated bibliography, graphics’ captions, and appendices are not included in word count Put the total number of words in the paper on the title page.

12 Citations Citations- footnotes, endnotes, or internal documentation are REQUIRED. Citations- footnotes, endnotes, or internal documentation are REQUIRED. Please cite based on MLA or Turabian guidelines. Please cite based on MLA or Turabian guidelines.

13 Requirements Typed on 8.5 x 11 white paper Typed on 8.5 x 11 white paper 1 inch margins on all sides 1 inch margins on all sides Number pages consecutively Number pages consecutively Double-spaced with writing on one side of the paper Double-spaced with writing on one side of the paper Provide word count on the title page Provide word count on the title page Staple pages in top left corner- No Covers or Binders Staple pages in top left corner- No Covers or Binders No illustrations or graphics on title page No illustrations or graphics on title page

14 *Individual OR Group* **Exhibit**

15 Exhibit A visual and verbal representation of research and interpretation of a topic’s impact on history A visual and verbal representation of research and interpretation of a topic’s impact on history Like a museum exhibit Like a museum exhibit Provide captions for visuals Provide captions for visuals

16 Size Requirements May be no larger than : May be no larger than : 40 in wide x 30 in deep x 6 feet high 40 in wide x 30 in deep x 6 feet high Circular or rotating exhibits must be no more than 30 inches in diameter Circular or rotating exhibits must be no more than 30 inches in diameter Tables on which a project is placed do not count in overall height Tables on which a project is placed do not count in overall height

17 21.3” 30” 40” 6 Ft 30” 40” 6 ft

18 CREDITS OF VISUAL SOURCES Students will include a brief credit, on the exhibit itself, for all visual sources (e.g., photographs, paintings, charts, graphs, etc.). These do NOT count toward the student-composed word count. They also must fully cite these sources in their annotated bibliography.

19 Media Media used in an exhibit can not run for longer than 3 minutes. Media used in an exhibit can not run for longer than 3 minutes. Viewers and judges must be able to control media devices. Viewers and judges must be able to control media devices. Devices must fit in the size limits of the exhibit. Devices must fit in the size limits of the exhibit. Electricity cannot be guaranteed. Electricity cannot be guaranteed.

20 Word Limit 500 word limit** to all text 500 word limit** to all text Titles Titles Subtitles Subtitles Timelines Timelines Media Media **Student-composed words Put the number of student-composed words in exhibit and number of words in process paper on title page of the process paper.

21 *Individual or Group* **Performance**

22 Performance A performance is a dramatic portrayal of research and a topic’s significance in history and must be original in production.

23 Time Must not exceed 10 minutes in length Must not exceed 10 minutes in length Timing starts immediately after the announcement of the title. Timing starts immediately after the announcement of the title. Student(s) allowed an additional 5 minutes to set up and 5 minutes to clean up. Student(s) allowed an additional 5 minutes to set up and 5 minutes to clean up.

24 Media Devices Media is permitted: Media is permitted: Slides Slides Tape Recorders Tape Recorders Computers Computers Students must run all Students must run all equipment equipment Remember it is about the history not just the drama

25 Costumes Costumes may be purchased or created. Costumes may be purchased or created.

26 WORD COUNT Put the number of words in process paper on its title page.

27 *Individual or Group* **Documentary**

28 Documentary A documentary reflects the student’s ability to use audiovisual equipment and communicate a topic’s significance. Presentations should use primary materials as well as original elements. A documentary reflects the student’s ability to use audiovisual equipment and communicate a topic’s significance. Presentations should use primary materials as well as original elements.

29 Time May not exceed 10 minutes in length. May not exceed 10 minutes in length. Students will have 5 minutes to set up and 5 minutes to clean up. Students will have 5 minutes to set up and 5 minutes to clean up. Time will start when first audio is heard or visual is seen. Time will start when first audio is heard or visual is seen.

30 Involvement/Production Student must run all equipment. Student must run all equipment. All entries must be student-produced All entries must be student-produced Narration Narration Voice-Overs Voice-Overs Dramatization Dramatization * This does not include interviews of participants in a historical event * This does not include interviews of participants in a historical event Follow all copyright rules! Follow all copyright rules!

31 Computer Entries Must provide the judges with a DVD of the project for further review. Must provide the judges with a DVD of the project for further review. Put the name of the entry on the DVD. Put the name of the entry on the DVD. If possible, save as a Quick Time movie. If possible, save as a Quick Time movie. Failure to leave a working DVD with the judges will make the documentary ineligible for the runoff round. Failure to leave a working DVD with the judges will make the documentary ineligible for the runoff round. The DVD will not be returned. The DVD will not be returned.

32 WORD COUNT Put the number of words in the process paper on the title page.

33 *Individual or Group* **Web Site**

34 Requirements No more than 1200 visible student- composed words. No more than 1200 visible student- composed words. The entire site, including all multimedia, may use up to 100MB of file space. The entire site, including all multimedia, may use up to 100MB of file space.

35 WORD COUNT Put the number of student- composed words on the website and in the process paper on the home page.

36 Navigation One page must serve as a “homepage” One page must serve as a “homepage” Include names of participants, entry title, division, main menu, website word count and process paper word count Include names of participants, entry title, division, main menu, website word count and process paper word count All pages must be interconnected with hypertext links. Auto redirects are not permitted. All pages must be interconnected with hypertext links. Auto redirects are not permitted.

37 Multimedia Up to four minutes total media permitted Up to four minutes total media permitted No student narration No student narration If a plug in is needed, provide a link to the site where it is available for free. If a plug in is needed, provide a link to the site where it is available for free.

38 Where to Create: WEEBLY Go to goryWebsite.htm Go to goryWebsite.htm goryWebsite.htm goryWebsite.htm Scroll down to the: website editor Scroll down to the: website editor

39 NHD.WEEBLY.COM Create an account: Create an account: Use your student ID as your username and Use your student ID as your username and password. password. Begin constructing your site! Begin constructing your site! Each time you save, it will allow you to go back and edit. Each time you save, it will allow you to go back and edit.

40 Production All entries must be original productions. All entries must be original productions. You may use You may use Professional photos Professional photos Graphics Graphics Video Video Recorded Music Recorded Music Proper credit must be given Proper credit must be given Copyright rules must be followed! Copyright rules must be followed!

41 Need More Info? For more detailed information on the projects please go to: For more detailed information on the projects please go to: Broward History Fair Broward History Fair Broward History Fair Broward History Fair Read your Broward County 2014 Contest Rule Book posted on the History Fair Icon for all SBBC teachers and the Broward History Fair website. Read your Broward County 2014 Contest Rule Book posted on the History Fair Icon for all SBBC teachers and the Broward History Fair website.

42 Thank you for your continued interest and support of the Broward County History Fair. Best of luck with your school fair and we hope to see you on February 27, 2015 for the county fair! Thank You


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