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BUTTE COUNTY NATIONAL HISTORY DAY

Student: Why Do History Day

There are many reasons to do History Day. If it is a required project at school, you will certainly want to consider your grade, but here are some other benefits to doing History Day:

  • It's Fun!
  • You get to choose your topic! Choose a subject that is interesting to you and become the expert.
  • You get to choose how to present your information.
    • Exhibit
    • Performance
    • Documentary
    • Website
    • Research Paper
    • Poster (4th/5th graders only)
  • Learning how to do college-level research with primary and secondary sources looks great on your transcript.
  • Showcase your work, see the work of others, and meet other History Day students like you.
  • You get to work with other students in a fun creative learning atmosphere.