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This week, fourth grade students presented a ”living museum” that celebrated Utah’s pioneer immigrants. A culmination of several months’ study and preparation, the exhibition invited parents and classmates to learn about the people that helped form our Utah heritage. Each student took on the persona of a real-life pioneer and collected stories, artifacts, and clothing that would apply to their character historically. In the makerspace, students made ocean maps whose points of interest lit up to illustrate the voyages of their pioneers. They combined information, stories, photos, and videos into digital presentations and were prepared, and eager, to answer any and all questions from visitors. This comprehensive pioneer project integrated a variety of subjects, including writing, research, art, math, engineering, music, and technology. And through the personal stories, demonstrations, and interactive experiences, students truly made history come alive.