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Please join us Friday, April 22, 2016 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 registrations as soon as they are processed. See you April 22nd! Thank you. 

General Schedule of the Education Day 

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

*Note that these times are subject to change

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Pre-Opening Music
9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Opening Rally
10:00 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. All Students Attend Classes
10:35 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. All Students Attend Classes
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Project Students Eat Lunch
11:10 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Non-Project Students Attend Classes
11:35 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Project Students Present Projects at Hall of Great Ideas Showcase
11:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Celery) Non-Project Students eat lunch
(Maroon) Non-Project Students View Projects
12:00p.m. – 12:20 p.m. (Maroon) Non-Project Students eat lunch
(Celery) Non-Project Students View Projects
12:30 p.m. – 12:55 p.m. All Students Attend Classes
1:05 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. All Students Attend Classes
1:40 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Closing Rally

 

Class List and Description 

Class A: 

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 B: 

That’s a Lot of Medical Providers! 

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

Class C: 

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 D: 

Exploring Electricity! 

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

Class E: 

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 F: 

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Takeoff in Education and Careers. 

PowerPoint presentation on Northland’s Aerospace Programs: Including Airframe and Power Plant Maintenance, UAS Maintenance, Imagery/Geospatial Analysis. Presenter will bring a variety of models of UAS and discuss the practical applications the technology is being used for and career opportunities in UAS technology. 

Class G: 

Careers In Game And Fish

In this class you will learn all about the careers offered by North Dakota Game and Fish.

Class H: 

Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations. 

Provide an overview of the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Provide information on what is required to become a Special Agent with HSI, the training provided and what an HSI Special Agent does on a day to day basis.

Class I: 

What is Occupational Therapy (OT)? 

Hands on activities to promote independence in occupations of daily living including the opportunity to make a finger splint, checking grip strength and a variety of other exciting OT experiences. A brief overview of the profession will also be provided. This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request. 

Class J: 

Lessons About Money. 

This class talks about Needs vs Wants, Saving and Spending, New Technologies to track your money and the different currencies in countries. 

Class K: 

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 30 students per session, per presenter request. 

Class L: 

Medical Device Engineering and Design. 

This class will demonstrate some engineering and physics principles related to medical device design. This class is limited to a capacity of 36 students per session, per presenter request. 

Class M: 

Careers in Flight. 

J-Simulator. This class is limited to a capacity of 18 students per session, per presenter request. 

Class N: 

Start Your Own Business. 

Will provide a basic introduction to starting a business and the importance of having a “Unique Selling Point”. 

Class O: 

Truckin Through Life. 

Will cover a pre-trip inspection and key parts to a semi-truck and trailer. Will also cover what it takes to get a license. This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request. 

Class P: 

Teamwork Works. 

Students will participate in different teambuilding activities. This class is limited to a capacity of 20 students per session, per presenter request. 

Class Q: 

“Heavy Metal” Welding. 

Will show students how to set-up and cut on plasma table. This class is limited to a capacity of 18 students per session, per presenter request. 

Class R: 

Rev Up Your Learning! 

NASCAR style tire changes. This class is limited to a capacity of 18 students per session, per presenter request. 

Class S: 

Nailed It! 

Students will learn about different types of nails and their uses and will practice using a hammer. This class is limited to a capacity of 20 students per session, per presenter request. 

Class T: 

The Recipe for Restaurant Ownership. 

This class will take a bite out of what it takes to own and operate a restaurant and what it takes to own multiple restaurants. 

Class U: 

Exploration of Our Solar System. 

Students will learn how astronomers and planetary geologists observe and learn about planets and asteroids within our Solar System through a hands-on activity where they get to be the NASA team. 

Class V: 

What’s the Big Idea? – A Tech Startup Crash Course. 

What’s the big idea? It could be yours! Work with a small team to develop solutions to real world problems using mobile technology. Learn how to think critically, work together to achieve a common goal, construct a killer presentation and walk out with what may be the next big idea. This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter request.

Class X: 

Brain Building. 

In this workshop, we will build the major components of the brain using yellow, red, blue, terra cotta and ivory colored clay. These brain components will then be placed into a laminated body diagram. Students will be able to identify which parts of the brain are responsible for muscle movement, behavior and thinking amount many other processes. This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter request. 

Class Y: 

Careers On Wheels! 

Vehicles depicting occupations within your community will be on display. You may 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. This session will be held outdoors! (Please dress appropriately).

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