For teachers of students in grades 4-12, the New York State Archives Student Research Awards provides a project-based learning opportunity in which to teach the six social studies practices outlined in the New York State Social Studies Framework. 

1) Gathering, Interpreting, and Using Evidence
2) Chronological Reasoning and Causation
3) Comparison and Contextualization
4) Geographic Reasoning
5) Economics and Economic Systems
6) Civic Participation

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Research and Resources