The Research Rendezvous event pairs students with experts to assist with thesis development, research suggestions, and professional advice. Students must register for a 15-minute session with an expert prior to the event. Professional librarians will also be available to point students directly towards the resources they need.
2:30-3:00: Mastering the Thesis Statement by Kayla Gabehart, NHDC Associate Director
Need help crafting the perfect thesis statement? Join Associate Director Kayla Gabehart to learn how to construct a winning thesis.
3:00-3:30: Art as a Primary Source by Kristen Fong, American Museum of Western Art
Can works of art be primary sources? Join Kristin Fong, Educator at the American Museum of Western Art, to discover the stories behind the paintings in the Anschutz Collection and explore the American West, as seen through the eyes of artists.
Albert Bierstadt, Wind River, Wyoming, c. 1870
3:30-4:00: Making Documentaries by Eric Hernandez, Associate Producer of Colorado Experience at RMPBS
Interested in creating a documentary, but don't know where to start? Join the Eric Hernandez, Associate Producter of Colorado Experience, as he walks you through the basics
4:00-4:30: El Movimiento & Chicano History Resources by Laura Douglas, History Colorado Center
Chicano history is an important part of Colorado. Join Laura Douglas as she walks you through the many primary resources on Chicano and Mexican-American history that are available at History Colorado, including the new permanent exhibit, El Movimiento.
The Makers Workshop event gives students participating in the Exhibit and Performance categories the opportunity to get advice from the professional design creators at History Colorado. Please note this event is ONLY for Exhibit and Performance contestants. Participants must also be prepared to either layout or construct their exhibit or performance set. This is NOT a thesis or research workshop. Some materials will be provided, but please bring anything you plan on using for your exhibit or set.
This is a wonderful opportunity for students to show off their creative skills and design the t-shirt that will be given out to participants at the State Contest on May 5 and later worn by National Contest qualifiers.
Designs can be submitted on the registration page or emailed to email@example.com.
The winning design will be framed and printed to the winner at the State Contest Award Ceremony.
This is a wonderful opportunity for students to show off their creative skills and design the NHDC Button that will be traded with participants from around the country and world at the National Contest.
Designs can be uploaded to the registration form or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The winning design will be framed and presented to the winner at the State Contest Award Ceremony.
In cooperation with the University of Colorado Denver, National History Day in Colorado is pleased to offer an opportunity for all NHDC Juniors to apply for a one-time scholarship of $1,500 to CU Denver.
REQUIRED SUPPORTING MATERIAL:
These supporting materials can be uploaded at the end of the registation form or emailed to email@example.com.