On this site you will find tips how to carry out an historical
research project for a EUSTORY competition. The work sheets are
structured under four headings and can be downloaded either in German,
English or French. The French version of the work sheets was kindly
provided by EUSTORY´s Swiss member organisation, the "Association of
Swiss History Teachers/HISTORIA".
"Planning a project": these work sheets provide tips
how to define a topic for a historical research project. Furthermore
you will learn how to structure your work so that you won't get lost
during the process of research.
"Searching for material": where to find material for
your historical research? The work sheets under this heading guide you
through archives, libraries, the Internet and help you to conduct
interviews with eyewitnesses or experts.
"Interpretation of sources": how to interpret the
sources that you collected during your research? These work sheets help
you to evalute the material that your research is based on.
"Presentation": the work sheets under this heading
give examples how to finally present the results of the research - be it
a written contribution, an exhibition, an historical excursion etc.