Are you a history buff and intrigued by all things history? If so, we have an opportunity for you!! FLVS will be holding a History Fair in early March and the winners will go to the Florida History Fair in Tallahassee in May. This year's theme is Revolution, Reaction, and Reform in History. We welcome any FLVS student who is interested in participating in this year's History Fair. Select your topic then choose the type of entry you would like to do. You can submit an entry by yourself or with other FLVS students.
To participate, speak to your FLVS Social Studies teacher. If you currently do not have an FLVS Social Studies teacher you may contact one of these people:
Mrs. Cerrato – email@example.com
Mrs. Santana-Chapin – firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Weisman – email@example.com
- February 10th – Deadline to sign up to participate in the FLVS History Fair
- March 12th – Projects must be turned in digitally to FLVS.
- March 19th – FLVS Winners announced
- April 29 – May 1st – Florida History Fair in Tallahassee
- June 10th -14th – National History Day competition College Park, Maryland
The information below gives an overview of the statewide History Fair that will be held in Tallahassee in May.
The Florida History Fair provides a fun and challenging way for students to explore the past and improve learning skills. Working alone or in groups, they conduct research on topics related to a theme selected annually by National History Day. After gathering and analyzing primary and secondary resources, students present their findings in a performance, documentary, web site, historical paper, or exhibit. They compete at school, county, and state levels for the opportunity to represent Florida at the National History Day contest.
Divisions of competition
- Junior: grades 6 to 8
- Senior: grades 9 to 12
Categories of competition
Group entries include 2 to 5 students.
- Historical Paper (individual only)
- Individual Exhibit and Group Exhibit
- Individual Performance and Group Performance
- Individual Documentary and Group Documentary
- Individual Web Site and Group Web Site
Benefits for students
- Students improve critical thinking, research, reading, writing, and personal skills that are useful throughout life.
- Multiple presentation categories enable students with different learning styles to express themselves in the most effective way.
- FHF winners and participants receive certificates, medals, savings bonds, or cash prizes as well as recognition in their community.
For more information:
About the Theme
Sunshine State Standards and the History Fair
Florida History Fair is sponsored by the
Museum of Florida History,
Florida Department of State