Region 4G - Grafton

APRIL 20, 2022


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March 1, 2022

Registration Opens

March 1, 2022

Registration Closes

April 1, 2022

Class List and Descriptions

Classes subject to change. Class selections are on a first-come, first-served basis. Class lists will be available closer to the Education Day. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES!

Class A: Main Street ND

Learn HOW, WHAT, WHEN, & WHY to start your own 21st Century Business in today’s technological world. Learn to recognize your strengths AND weaknesses and how to attract and retain the people you need to compete and succeed. (22)

Class B: Safety Super Heroes FULL

Learn how Safety Professionals can be super heroes of the workplace. Learn how we eliminate hazards and save lives and money! Limit 24 Students. (22)

Class C: Electrical Motors & Circuits FULL

Electrical Motors For this class we will use two 20-minute sessions to explain how electric motors work and each student will build a simple electric motor that they can take home with them. Each student will build a motor kit, and then run the motor using a battery to learn how electricty make a motor turn. Grades 5 and above. Limit 8 Students. (22)

Electrial Circuits A 20 Minute session where we will explain how an electric circuit works to turn on a light. Students will build a simple circuit they can take home. The project will have a battery, a switch, and a lamp they will connect with wire and be able to turn the light on and off. Grades 5 and above. Limit 8 Students. (22)


Class D: 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 today. Students will get the opportunity to look at and learn about foreign currency. (22)

Class E: Manufacturing at Marvin

Learn how Marvin manufactures their product. (22)

Class F: Exploring Careers in Virtual Reality FULL

This class will provide students with an opportunity to become familiar with 360-degree and virtual reality media and to expose several careers through a series of virtual reality experiences. Available experiences will include careers in energy, healthcare, construction and more. Limit 8 Students. (22)

Class G: North Dakota Farm Service Agency Talks Agriculture and Farm Safety

We will take youth down the road of all things Agriculture! Including hands-on agriculture activities as well as providing some farm safety tips and teaching them about the United States Department of Agriculture! Limited to 16 Students. (22)

Class H: Seed Engineering FULL

Most plants reproduce with seeds, which come in all shapes and sizes. Plants have deveolped ways to disperse these seeds, giving the new plant a better chance to find what it needs to grow. Students will be given a variety of art supplies to engineer their own “seed” to float in water, fly through the air, explode, or be carried by wind. Limit 24 Students. (22)

Class I: Teamwork Works

Students will see first-hand how teamwork works in the classroom. Learning to trust each other while participating in short activities will allow students to step out of their comfort zone and having fun. (22)

Class J: Bridges 101 FULL

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 work in terms 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. (22)

Class K: Experiments with Electricity

We will be using snap circuits and teaching kids about conductive materials and insulators. Mechanical energy and electrical energy. (22)

Class L: Quad Track Tractor and GPS

We will have a large 4 wheel drive tractor for show and tell and describe how we are able to steer the tractor using GPS technology. (22)

Class M: Rev Up Your Learning FULL

NASCAR style pit stop tire change. Limited to 16 Students. (22)

Class N: Law Enforcement FULL

We will have patrol vehicles and equipment on display. Activity working with vision zero. (22)

Class O: Introduction to Welding FULL

This class includes hands-on activities and experiments relating to welding. Limit 24 Students. (22)

Class P: Create a Marketing Plan

Each class will pick a product and we will walk through the different steps of creating a marketing plan. We will also have giveaways for the kids. (22)

Class Q: Careers On Wheels (COW)

Students will get to see the vehicles that make their town work and keep them safe.  (22)

Class R: Furs of ND

Show furs of animals found in ND. Talk about each animal and pass around furs to all students. (22)

Class S: Sun & Skin: Sun Safety 101

Most kids rack up 50-80% of their lifetime sun exposure before age 18. Practicing sun safety every day is the best way to protect your skin from harmful UV radiation. Learn how UV rays work, how to protect your skin, how to choose a sunscreen and engage in a hands-on UV blocking activity. By being sun safe, you can greatly reduce your chance of skin cancer. (22)

Class T: Construction

Quick intro on hammering nails, cutting wood, and using a drill. Limit 8 Students. (22)

Class U: Helping Hands

Students will learn how to properly tape an injured thumb and learn how to feed someone who cannot feed themself. Limit 16 Students. (22)

Class V: Into the Depths

Learn about the layers of soil by making a delicious treat! Limit 16 Students. (22)

Class W: Virtual Reality

Virtual/Augmented Reality. Limit 16 Students. (22)

Class X: Tax Basics

Basics of taxation, why we tax and where the taxes go and what they pay for. (22)

Class Y: Managing Yourself in Hard Times

Life can feel stressful at times no matter if you’re a kid or an adult. Everyone struggles with stress in their lives. From taking tests, dealing with friends, talking to parents about hard things, peer pressure, or sorting through your emotions and thoughts can feel all consuming. Join us to learn how you can better manage your thoughts and emotions during stressful times. (22)

Class Z: Becoming an Artist

Going through the steps to becoming an artist and what jobs you can use your talent at. (22)


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Advisory Leadership Team

Matt Ford


Mike Hanson


Sandy Laxdal


Dawn Mandt


Jeff L. Manley


Randy Rice


Stephanie Nilson


Jill Baird


Julie Campbell


Jonathan Moquist


Jayce Schumacher


Rachel Morrison


Amy Nordstrom


Angelle French


Lori Zahradka


Nick Ziegelmann


Past Grafton/Cavalier Education Day Guides
2018 Education Day Guide
2017 Grafton/Cavalier Education Day Guide
2015 Grafton/Cavalier Education Day Guide
2014 Grafton/Cavalier Education Day Guide