Williston - Registration


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Please join us Tuesday, April 25th 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 registrations as soon as they are procssed.

See you Aprill 25th! 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.

9:15 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
11:30a.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
12:00 p.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 3 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. 17


Class B:

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. 17


Class C:

Exploring Electricity!

In this class, you will hook up various electrical devices and make them work. 17


Class D:

Power Plant Puzzle.

The Power Plant Puzzle pairs students together to test their mechanical skills. Students will assemble their puzzle’s nuts, bolts, and linkage to look like the original puzzle all before the other groups are able to. This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter request. 17


Class E:

Lessons About Money.

A presentation that introduces students to financial concepts such as making money, choosing a job, saving money, the concept of interest, wants vs. needs and other relevant topics. 17


Class F:

Soil Health.

We will discuss the importance of soil health and provide visual demonstrations showing the qualities of healthy soil. Also, will conduct a soil slake test. 17


Class G:

Introduction to Massage Therapy.

Introduction to Massage Therapy – muscles, bones, different tools used in massage therapy. This class is limited to a capacity of 18 students per session, per presenter request. 17


Class H:

Oh Deer, Don’t Eat My Flowers.

Hands on projects showing the difference in what animals eat and how much they need it. Cattle compared to deer for example and how we need to save room for everyone. 17


Class I:

Coaching And Athletic Director.

Discussion of coaching and basketball related skills.17


Class J:

Travel Matters.

Come be a tourist in Williston and learn how travel impacts the local economy. We will be playing a board game and learning how a visitor spending impacts your community, while also being exposed to different events and attractions in the Williston area. This class is limited to a capacity of 36 students per session, per presenter request.



Class K:

The Magic of Living Your Dream!

Presenter will share story of how dreams can come true through purpose, passion, positive attitude and a little magic! Presenter will demonstrate how by following his dream journey to become a famous magician he achieved even greater success by opening new doors to opportunities never before imagined. Students will be entertained, learn about the magic of entrepreneurship and volunteerism and how presenter uses his talents for public speaking and service work to give back to the community. This class is limited to a capacity of 48 students per session, per presenter request.17


Class L:

USA Campaign.

Learn in an exciting and fun way the results of the 2016 election, the current national government, the structure of our national government, and some state & local government.17 


Class M:

Save, Share, Spend.

Students will learn about money responsibility and the importance of using their allowance money wisely by practicing saving, spending and sharing in a classroom simulation. This class is limited to a capacity of 20 students per session, per presenter request.17


Class N:

Little Entrepreneurs, Big Ideas!

Successful entrepreneurs are creative, enthusiastic, and hard-working; just like all of you! With some fun games and activities, this class will teach you what it means to be an entrepreneur and how to turn your idea into a business!17


Class O: 

Bent, Tied & Twisted!

Bent out of shape, Tied up in knots, All twisted up


Class P:

WIRED: Using Tools To Make Keychains.

Students use tools that electricians and plumbers use every day to make themselves a cool keychain.17


Class Q:

Creating a TV Commercial From Start to Finish.

Students and presenter will storyboard ideas to promote products with visual drawing and text to match what will be needed per scene. Once completed presenter will show an example of an existing storyboard, show how she filmed the scenes (rough footage)- give students ability to choose which scenes look better, create a voice over and edit the final 30 second TV spot. Presenter will add music and a voice over to finally show how to complete a commercial. This class is limited to a capacity of 18 students per session, per presenter request.17


Class R:


Presenters will be playing different types of tag and going over the importance of physical activity.17


Class S:

EmpowerME Groove

The most successful people in the world are able to think outside the box, take risks and interact with others! Come put these skills into practice while moving to awesome music and learning simple dance moves…we call it THEGROOVE! This class is limited to a capacity of 60 students per session, per presenter request.17


Class T:

DNA Extraction and the Business Within It.

DNA extraction from strawberries with the use of simple household items. Presenter will also cover the business and money that is possible behind DNA extraction. This class is limited to a capacity of 36 students per session, per presenter request.17


Class U:

What’s Up Pup?

Interactive class discussing responsible pet ownership, dog handling and safety. We will have a dog (if permissible) to demonstrate proper way to approach and interact with dogs. We will provide students with information on dog behavior as well as upcoming opportunities once the Buck Scheele Family Animal Center has opened.17


Class V:

My Food Comes From Where?

The students will explore where our food comes from and at the end, they will get to make a trail mix to eat and enjoy! (The ingredients will be nut allergy free ingredients and labels will be saved for individuals to look over to make sure they are safe.)17


Class W:

Our Town Rocks!

Students will paint rocks with inspirational quotes!

This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter request.17


Class X:

How To Make A Healthy Tasty Snack.

Students will be making a snack that is tasty and nutritious. This class is limited to a capacity of 25 students per session, per presenter request.17


Class Y:

Graphic Design/Alphabet 100.

Will talk about graphic design and have an exercise where the students think about letterforms as sesign elements. Then they will draw them on the board.17


Class Z:

The Internet Of Things (IoT).

Students will learn about Raspberry Pi, Arduino, IoT, and how smart your house can be. This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter request.17


Class AA: 

Building A Landfill.

Looking at landfills and how/why they build and operate them!17


Class BB:

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. This session will be held outdoors! (Please dress appropriately) 17


Class CC:

Marketing An Inflatable Business

Presenter will bring laser tag equipment, show it off and how to set up, let kids play and the presenter will talk about using facebook and social media for marketing.17



Class DD:


Students will learn about different kinds of safety. The presenter will present safety talk about strangers, seat belts, wearing helmets, etc. Also learn about the special talents of a K-9 partner.17


Class EE:

Bakken Mobile Veterinary Service

Learn about the day in a life of a mobile vet.17


Class FF:

Kay Michael Lee Dance Class

Whether you’re looking to get some exercise or just have a lot of fun, the dance teachers at Kay Michael Lee Studio will show you today’s hottest hip hop moves.17


Class GG:

A Park Ranger Life

Park Rangers get to work in the outdoors, interact with park guests, respond to emergency situations, lead hiking tours, provide information to visitors, investigate complaints, patrol park grounds, and lead amphitheater programs.17


Class HH:

Wastewater: Where Does Your Toilet Water Go?

The presentation will introduce students to the different departments within a wastewater plant.  The focus will be on the wastewater lab and operations.  With the lab, the students will be able to learn about water quality standards and some of the samples conducted.  They will also be able to look at live bugs using a microscope.  For operations, the children will be able to interact with the wastewater software, SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), on an IPAD.  Using a layout of the plant, we will show the kids what the water looks like as it travels through the wastewater plant.  In the end, the kids will be familiar with some of the water quality standards that we monitor, and how the wastewater plant treats these water quality standards.17


Class II:

Social Media Safety

The purpose of this lesson is to impress upon students the fact that nothing is truly private online. We will also address the topics of cyber-bullying, and safety tips. We will go through a social media contract to set long term goals for online etiquette, and play a game of “Social Media Telephone” to demonstrate how quickly information can spread online.17

REGISTRATION FORMS                                                                   

*All registration forms and information on registration is below:

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Teacher Flyer                                           Teacher Flyer
Williston Class Descriptions                  Williston Class Descriptions
Williston Registration Instructions        Williston Registration Instructions
Registration Part 1                                   Registration Part 1
Registraton 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 robert.heitkamp@marketplacend.org or call 1-855-434-KIDS (5437)