Museum Exhibit

A museum exhibit is a representation or model based on the theme. It must meet the size and portability criteria set out below.

You may use this method of presentation to enter any Year Level category chosen for the NHC, however, some Special Categories (in particular refer to the Museum Exhibit Special Category) have special requirements and conditions. A prize for this format will however only be offered up to and including entries in Year 8.

Your entry must be:

  • an individual or group entry, (maximum of four (4) in any one group).
  • submitted with four (4) copies of the entry form, completed and signed.
  • portable, lightweight, demountable and sturdy for transportation interstate if necessary. It MUST be submitted in a package suitable for transport by post or courier.
  • less than one (1) metre wide, one (1) metre deep and one (1) metre high when assembled.
  • no more than one thousand (1000) words of student composed written material or more than three (3) minutes of recorded information if audio-visual devices are built into the model. (A hard copy of such material must be submitted with the entry). This limit DOES NOT APPLY to primary sources included in the model.

Primary to Year 8

  • A five hundred (500) word (maximum) written explanation of how the research was carried out to create and develop the exhibit must be included. It must conclude with a strong statement about the relationship of the model to the theme.
  • A bibliography must be included.
  • Entries must be student produced and presented. No external assistance is allowable at any stage of the model’s development or presentation.

 

Years 9 to Senior

  • A five hundred (500) word (maximum) written explanation of how the research was carried out to create and develop the exhibit must be included. It must conclude with a strong statement about the relationship of the model to the theme.
  • An annotated bibliography and correct citation must be included.
  • Entries must be student produced and presented. No external assistance is allowable at any stage of the model’s development or presentation.
  • Entries at these levels will not be considered for the Museum Exhibit format category.

 

Only one (1) copy of your research is required for judging at school level. AT STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL, FOUR (4) COPIES OF YOUR WRITTEN EXPLANATION, BIBLIOGRAPHY AND ENTRY FORMS ARE REQUIRED.