Minot Registration

Minot Registration is

Now Open!!!

Please join us Tuesday, December 19, 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 processed. See you December 19th! Thank you.


A personalized schedule for each student will be printed on their name badge.
*Note that these times are subject to change

9:15 am – 9:30 am Pre-Opening Music
9:30 am – 9:50 am Opening Rally
10:00 am – 10:25 am All Students Attend Classes
10:35 am – 11:00 am All Students Attend Classes
11:00 am – 11:30 am Lunch - Project Students 
11:10 am – 11:35 am Non-Project Students Attend Classes
11:30 am – 12:25 pm Project Students Present Projects at Hall of Great Ideas Showcase
11:35 am – 12:00 pm (Teal) Lunch - Non-Project Students
(Maroon) View Projects - Non-Project Students
12:00 pm – 12:25 pm (Maroon) Lunch - Non-Project Students
(Teal) View Projects - Non-Project Students
12:30 pm – 12:55 pm All Students Attend Classes
1:05 pm – 1:30 pm All Students Attend Classes
1:40 pm – 2:00 pm Closing Rally

Class List and Description

Class A: What “Wood” You Make?

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. (This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request.) 18

Class B: Let the World Surround You at Roosevelt Park Zoo

Weather permitting, the instructor will bring a live ambassador animal with her. In addition, she will be bringing biofacts for viewing (small skeletons, skins and taxidermy mounts). (This class is limited to a capacity of 50 students per session, per presenter request.) 18

Class C: Money Smarts

Personal Finance – we will be discussing the responsibilities on how to earn money, save money, spend money, technology and protecting your identity. 18

Class D: Being a Police Officer

This class will explain the role of police officers and detectives in the community. Not only are police officers there to protect citizens, but also to help them and be strong role models. Also, law enforcement equipment carried by on-duty officers will be on display and discussed as well. 18

Class E: Humane Education

Humane Education discusses responsible pet ownership and care, as well as identifying friendly dog behavior versus aggressive dog behavior, and if, when, and how to approach an unfamiliar dog. Students will have the opportunity to practice approaching an unfamiliar dog. (This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request.) 18

Class F: Biotechnology and Agriculture

Students will learn about what Biotechnology is and how it is used in agriculture. Also, they will get to do a hands-on project that extracts DNA from a pea. 18

Class G: Excuse Me! Yes, Please! No, Thank You!

Every day you make decisions about how you present yourself to others. In this class, you will discuss the consequences of poor manners and the benefits of good manners, remembering that how you conduct yourself tells others who you are.  18

Class H: Teamwork

Many things we do we do not do alone. Teams are as essential to business as they are for winning in sports. Through this workshop, students will learn what team work is, why it is important in business, and will engage in a mystery activity that will require them to work together to accomplish a task. 18

Class I: Going Virtual: An Entrepreneur’s Guide

This class will focus on how an entrepreneur can utilize the many ways virtualization is able to make their life much easier. They can focus on success and not worry about keeping their technology safe, secure, and operational. The presentation will feature real-life examples and demonstrations. 18

Class J: Get Up and Move!

You will 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 students teach you how to stay in shape and have fun doing it. WARNING: This class contains music, dance, rhythm and may cause excitement! 18

Class K: Firefighting Basics: Tools of the Trade

This class is set up as a ‘show and tell’ of the tools and skills needed to do a firefighter’s job. Come see the tools, ask questions to people who work in the industry, and learn what it takes to work at the hottest job in town! 18

Class L: Less Stress for Humans and Dogs

In this class, we will talk about what stress is and about how it can affect both humans and dogs. Then we will talk about, demonstrate, and practice some calming, respectful touches that can be used to help a person or dog be more relaxed. We will work over your regular clothing for the people and demonstrate dog touches on a stuffed dog. If you have a dog at home, you should be able to use these ideas to help your dog become calmer. (This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request.) 18

Class M: Electrical Keychains

Students will make an electrical keychain from tools and materials that electricians and plumbers use every day. 18

Class N: Making Light

In this class, you will cover a brief overview of a copper atom, how it becomes energized, and then learn how that can be used to create a flow of electrons. Connect a small battery to a fuse, switch, and light bulb – find out how it works, and then get to turn it on! (This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request.) 18

Class O: Power Plant Puzzle.

Can your two-person team build the puzzle with nuts, bolts, linkage and PVC? Bring your mechanical skills and teammate to the challenge. (This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter request.) 18

Class P: Community Ambulance-EMS

In this class, you will learn the different rolls of a paramedic/EMT and what EMS is. You will see an overview of the equipment that is used on an ambulance. Also, learn what the paramedics do daily when they are on scene of an emergency call and how they work alongside the fire department and police department. 18

Class Q: 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. 18

Class R: Fair Promotion and You!

The students will learn the importance for marketing, and how a catchy theme, bright poster, or simple slogan can attract consumers of all kinds. They will also learn about the 4 P’s of marketing: product, place, price, and promotion. The students will have the opportunity to create their own State Fair poster, with their own State Fair slogan. 18

Class S: Lessons About Your Money

The more you know about how to make money, how to save money, and how to spend money, the less likely it is that you will have money problems as an adult. Do you know people who never seem to have enough money? If you don’t want to live that way, listen up. We have some good information to share with you. Also, will have the opportunity to look at and learn about foreign currency. 18

Class T: Plant Cuttings – Growing Babies from a Mother Plant

In this class, you will learn the different ways plants are produced and there will be a hands-on activity where the students take cuttings from different plants that are provided. (This class is limited to a capacity of 16 students per session, per presenter request.) 18

Minot State University

Additional Resources are available on our website:

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)

Grant Funds Available!

ND Department of Career & Technical Education has grant funds available to public schools for students showcasing a project at Marketplace for Kids.

Project reports are shared with ND CTE after each Education Day to determine the grant dollars which will be sent back to the participating school/classroom.

For more information, contact Kevin Reisenauer at 701-328-3182 or kreisena@nd.gov.