National History Day is a year-round education program that engages students grades six through twelve in the process of discovery and interpretation of historical topics. Students produce dramatic performances, imaginative exhibits, multimedia documentaries, and research papers based on an annual theme. These projects are then evaluated at local, state, and national competitions. For more information, visit the website at: www.nationalhistoryday.org/.
Bonanzaville is an open-air museum with a pioneer village with over 40 buildings. There are exhibits on North Dakota history, military artifacts, vintage automobiles, airplanes, horse and buggies, law enforcement, American Indian artifacts, tractors, telephones and more. For more information, go to: http://www.bonanzaville.com/index.html.
The Dakota Dinosaur Museumfeatures many different kinds of dinosaurs, as well as an exhibit on rare minerals and rocks. For 2nd to 12th graders there is also a scavenger hunt. For more information,go to: http://www.dakotadino.com/index.html.
For information on educational events across the state, visit the State Historical Society of North Dakota website at http://www.state.nd.us/hist/.
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