Williston - Registration

Williston Registration is now closed. Thank you!

Please join us Tuesday, April 26th 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 asson as they are procssed.

See you Aprill 26th! 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.                      (Red) Non-Project Students Eat Lunch
                                                        (Teal) Non-Project Students View Projects
12:00 p.m. - 12:20 p.m.                      (Teal) Non-Project Students Eat Lunch
                                                        (Red) 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.

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.

Class C:
Exploring Electricity!

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

Class D:
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 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:
Soil Health.

We will discuss the importance of soil health and provide visual demonstrations showing the qualities of healthy soil.

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.

Class H:
Acid vs Base: What’s the pH of Vinegar?

Discover how to make your own indicator at home to test acidity or alkalinity of certain liquids. What is the stronger acid? What is the strongest base? Using cabbage to discover the pH of a few household liquids will show a variety of colors in the indicator liquid

Class I:
Basketball Clinic.

There will be stations of skills and drills with basketball.

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.

Class L:
Uncle Sam’s WE THE PEOPLE.

Learn in an exciting and fun way how our 2016 presidential race, political parties, US government and election process works!

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 36 students per session, per presenter request.

Class N:
Plan to Party.

We will discuss details that go into planning events and then we will design a mock event.

Class O:
Have You Thought About Nursing?

In this class you will learn all about nursing and proper hand-washing techniques.

Class P:
Spanish for Kids.

With a high energy, song- and games- based presentation, we will teach kids Spanish. Following the Spanish class, We’ll discuss brain science (how learning a language early on in life is the best way to do it) and the cool things you can do when you speak a second language (like making new friends, traveling more confidently and getting a higher-paying job). The kids will have an opportunity to ask questions

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 I 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.

Class R:
Fitness Course!

Every day is a new beginning where you get to discover and try new activities. Did you ever think you could have fun while working out?

Class S:
Empower Me!

The most successful people in the world are able to think outside the box, take risks and interact with others! Come put these skills to use.

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.

Class U:
Shape Up, Math is Fun!

Create our own tessellations, cover the plane and color your own. Discuss tessellations of other spaces, cone, sphere, hyperbolic plane. This class is limited to a capacity of 36 students per session, per presenter request.

Class V:
My Food Comes From Where?

An interactive Power Point with video about what Agriculture is and where our food comes from with a wrap up activity!

Class W:
“Bloomin’ in Boomtown.”

Students will make “flower bombs” and talk about the importance of blooming where they have been planted!
This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter request.

Class X:
Healthy Eating.

Students will be making smoothies and learning about healthy balanced meals and snacks. This class is limited to a capacity of 25 students per session, per presenter request.

Class Y:
Alphabet: 100.

Students will do an exercise on letterforms and how to represent them 100 ways. Think about alphabet soup!

Class Z:
Raspberry Pi.

The presenters will demonstrate the smallest computer and discuss the different ways it can be used. This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter request.

Class AA:
What is Minecraft?

 Minecraft was created by Swedish Programmer Markus “Notch” Persson and later developed and published by Mojang. The presenters of this class will share the creative and building aspects of Minecraft. FUN and EXCITING!

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

Class CC:
Interested in Energy? Visit the new TrainND Energy Center.

See and hear all about the Energy Industry and the Equipment used in the Oil Field. This class is limited to a capacity of 60 students per session, per presenter request.

REGISTRATION FORMS                                                                   

*All registration forms and information on registration is below:

Word                                                         PDF
Teacher Flyer                                            Teacher Flyer
Williston Class Descriptions                        Williston Class Descriptions
Williston Registration Instructions                Williston 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

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE:           

Printed Materials:
To order printed copies of the tools, please contact Marilyn Kipp by email at marilyn.kipp@marketplacend.org or call 1-855-434-KIDS (5437)