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Please join us Tuesday, May 18th, 2017 for your Marketplace for Kids Education Day. New class offerings are all recommendations from your students.

This year, we are processing registrations as they come in and will be mailing the registration as soon as they are processed.

See you May 18th! Thank you.

General Schedule for your Education Day.

A personalized schedule for each student will be printed on their name badge.

This schedule is subject to change.

9:30 a.m.                              Opening Rally

10:00 a.m.                            All Students Attend Classes

10:35 a.m.                            All Students Attend Classes

11:10 a.m.                            All Students Attend Classes

11:35 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.       Eat Lunch and Hall of Great Ideas Showcase

12:30 p.m.                            All Students Attend Classes

1:05 p.m.                              All Students Attend Classes

1:40 p.m.                              Closing Rally


Class List and Description

Class A:

What “Wood” You Make with a Tree.

Trees and forests provide us many products from wood for paper, heating, cooking, buildings, musical instruments, crafts and toys, nuts and fruits, to medicines and mushrooms. Selling “special forest products” could be an opportunity to start your own business or earn extra money. Participants will make and take home a marshmallow popper.

Class B:

See Tracks? Think Train!

Nearly every three hours, someone is struck by a train in the U.S. During this presentation, students will learn the skills they need to safely walk, bike, skate or ride near the railroad tracks. Students will also learn where it’s safe to play, where it’s not, and what they need to do when they get to a crossing.

Class C:

That’s a Lot of Medical Providers!

We show how many health care, medical providers a person could see during a simple accident.

Class D:

“T4” Tools, Trades, Torque & Technology.

Your world moves with manufactured products. Join our class to design and produce a pex and copper wire key ring.

Class E:

Exploring Electricity!

In this class, you will hook up various electrical devices and make them work.

Class F:

Power Plant Puzzle.

Can your two-person team build the puzzle with nuts, bolts, linkage and steel? Bring your mechanical skills and teammate to the challenge. This class is limited to a capacity of 25 students per session, per presenter request.

Class G:

Have You Ever Thought About Becoming a Teacher?

In this class, you will learn about a career as a classroom teacher and the other opportunities, such as becoming a librarian or counselor.

Class H:

The Many Uses of the Buffalo.

Come learn how Native Americans utilized many parts of the Mighty Buffalo as food, tools, clothing, and so much more. Hands on examples to touch and feel, you may be surprised at what you learn in this class! This class is limited to a capacity of 18 students per session, per presenter request.

Class I:

Native American Hand Games.

It’s a game of strategy and guessing. The two teams compete to try and get all of the sticks in their possession by guessing which hand the other team is hiding them. This class is limited to a capacity of 25 students per session, per presenter request.

Class J:

Facts About Mining, Electricity and the Land Reclamation Process.

In this class you will learn about the many careers and the skills needed to operate heavy machinery. This major industry is exciting, has many opportunities while successfully protecting the environment.

Class K:

A Mouse… A Controller… A Banana. What Do They Have in Common?

Using the invention kit Makey Makey, we will turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the Internet. By using simple circuits and common items you may find in your classroom or at home, we can create anything from a piano keyboard to a video game controller. This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter request.

Class L:

Pricing Your Product for Profit.

In this class you will learn how to price the product you are making and you want to sell to make money!

Class M:

Bridge Building 101.

Bridge Building 101 explores how engineering has impacted the development of bridges over time, including innovative designs and the challenge of creating bridges that become landmarks for a city. Students will work in teams of “engineers” to design and build their own bridge out of toothpicks and gumdrops. They test their bridges using weights, evaluate their results, and present their findings to the class. This class is limited to a capacity of 36 students per session, per presenter request.

Class N:

Let’s Move.

Get moving with this upbeat class! Want to learn some new moves, burn some energy, or just have a great time? Join in as our instructor teaches you how to stay in shape and have fun doing it. Warning: This class may cause excitement!

Class O:

Search & Rescue with the Dive Rescue and Recovery Team.

Attend this class and learn how the Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department performs search and rescues. See their equipment and hear their stories.

Class P:

Careers on Wheels.

Vehicles depicting occupations within our community will be on display. You see many of these vehicles, but rarely have a chance to view them up close or visit with the operators! During this class you will have the opportunity to observe and get a better understanding of the careers involved in operating these vehicles.

REGISTRATION FORMS                     

*All registration forms and information on registration is below:

Word                                                                           PDF
Teacher Flyer                                                     Teacher Flyer
Bismarck Class Descriptions                           Bismarck Class Descritptions
Bismarck Registration Instructions                 Bismarck Registration Instructions
Registration Part 1                                             Registration Part 1
Registration Part 2                                             Registration Part 2
Registration Part 3                                             Registration Part 3
Registration Part 4                                             Registration Part 4


Printed Materials:
To order printed copies of the tools, please contact Bob Heitkamp by email at or call 1-855-434-KIDS (5437)