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Challenge: At This Moment

The Task:

Your task is to identify a moment that was significant in Iowa history. Explore the people, places, events or ideas of Iowa. Find a specific event, idea or decision that was important. How did it influence the people and events of the time? Is this influence still seen today? Why or why not? How might this influence you personally?

There are four steps to your Challenge:

  1. Write a Question for Investigation
  2. Plan Your Research
  3. Analyze and Organize
  4. Publish and Reflect

Example Question for Investigation: How did one-room schools impact education in Iowa?

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