Region 4 - Grafton/Cavalier

April 27, 2018
Grafton Public Schools
There is still plenty of time to get registered for the 2018 Grafton Education Day! Our complete class is available below. Learn about everything from Welding to Drones!
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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. 18
Class B: Unmanned Aircraft Systems/UAS
Learn about the academic and flight education available to you through the UND Aerospace program and how it will prepare you to be successful in the UAS industry. You’ll also be introduced to opportunities, applications, and trends within this emerging field. (This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request.) 18
Class C: 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 D: We Build Stuff
Students will do a team building activity called Remember the Symbols. 18
Class E: Incredible Wearables
The 2017 4-H National Youth Science Day Challenge, Incredible Wearables, incorporates the fast-evolving field of wearable technology, teaching kids to not only use technology but create it. During the innovative, hands-on project, future engineers must work together to design, build and refine a wearable health-tracking device that is easy-to-use and aesthetically appealing. (This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request.) 18
Class F: Caregiving Skills for Dummies
Learning basic skills on caring for another person. Examples: Feeding someone who can’t feed themselves, brushing teeth, washing a foot, and learning why vital signs are so vital. (This class is limited to a capacity of 16 students per session, per presenter request.) 18
Class G: Introduction to Homeland Security Investigations
Special Agent Arel will give a presentation that provides an overview of what a career in federal law enforcement might be like, and how children can best prepare themselves in their education and other life choices if a career in federal law enforcement interests them. Special Agent Arel will also provide an opportunity for the children to handle some of the tools used by Homeland Security Investigation Special Agents in their everyday job duties. 18
Class H: Careers in Welding
Jobs in welding and what’s out there. (This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request.) 18
Class I: 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.) 18
Class J: Medical Device Engineering
This class will demonstrate some engineering and physics principles related to medical device design. (This class is limited to a capacity of 16 students per session, per presenter request.) 18
Class K: Colors and Business!
Why do some restaurants have “red roofs”? How do businesses use colors to connect with customers and help employees be productive? This session will answer these questions and more in a review of how colors affect us emotionally. 18
Class L: Teamwork Works
Students will see first-hand how teamwork works in the classroom. Learning to trust each other doing short activities will allow students to step out of their comfort zone yet have fun in the process. (This class is limited to a capacity of 16 students per session, per presenter request.) 18
Class M: Rev Up Your Learning!
NASCAR style tire changes. (This class is limited to a capacity of 16 students per session, per presenter request.) 18
Class N: 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). 18
Class O: Discover Land Surveying
Talk about the land surveying as a profession and discuss what we do. 18
Class P: Agriculture Education
Soil is the building block of life – Especially when it comes to agriculture. Come explore the depths of the earth by making an edible soil profile! 18
Class Q: Think Like an Architect
Students will learn how architects think and design buildings using rooms and the connections between rooms. We will explore how floor plans are like maps of buildings. Each student will use these skills to draw a floor plan of their own home. 18
Class R: Lessons About Your Money
The class will educate students about how to make, save, and spend money responsibly. Foreign currency will be on hand for students to view. (This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter request.) 18
Class S: Careers in Manufacturing
Showcase the operation of a finished window, video of the various careers in manufacturing, hands on activity with a measurement fixture to measure parts of a window. 18
Class T: Creative Workshop: Write & Illustrate Your Own Book
This class is for students interested in art & literature. We will start with an introduction from K.M. Allen on how a B.F.A. degree helped her become a children’s book author and illustrator. She will read her book, Where I Fly, and then the group will discuss inspiration, storytelling and visualization. Materials & demonstration will be provided for the students to visualize their own story, draw a “storyboard,” and bind their own book.

(This class is limited to a capacity of 16 students per session, per presenter request.) 18

Class U: I Need to Know THAT to Make Art???
What kind of education does it take for an entrepreneurial career in the arts? The answer might surprise you. Explore the many facets of knowledge and education needed to make a career in the arts with regional glass artist and entrepreneur, Jason Lindell. Lecture, Q & A, demonstration, and an opportunity to give cutting sheet glass a hands-on try. (This class is limited to a capacity of 16 students per session, per presenter request.) 18
Class V: Yoga Hour

25 min. of power & play – a fun rockin’ flow class with music. Beginners Welcome 18

Class W: ND FSA Talks Agriculture & Farm Safety!

We will take youth down the road of all things Agricultural! Including hands-on agriculture activities as well as providing some farm safety tips and teaching them about the United States Department of Agriculture! 18

Education Day Schedule
Schedule 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
11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Project Students Present Projects at Hall of Great Ideas Showcase
11:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Teal) Non-Project Students Eat Lunch (Maroon) Non-Project Students View Projects
12:00 p.m. – 12:25 p.m. (Teal) Non-Project Students View Projects (Maroon) Non-Project Students Eat Lunch
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

Getting Registered

Step 1

Review the registration section which provides the Education Day schedule, class descriptions and forms needed to register.

 

Step 2

Download the forms in the section titled "Registration Forms".  Both Microsoft Word and Adobe Reader (PDF) formats have been provided.

 

Step 3

Fill out the forms. When finished, submit your registration via email, fax, or mail.

Step 4

Get prepared and excited for the big day! We’ll process your registration and mail a registration packet several days after we receive your completed registration.

Advisory Leadership Team

Dawn Keeley

Co-Chair

 

Matt Ford

Co-Chair

Julie Campbell

Member

 

Nick Ziegelmann

Member

Jeff L. Manley

Co-Chair

 

Sandy Laxdal

Co-Chair

 

Maggie Suda

Member

 

Lori Zahradka

Member

Mike Hanson

Co-Chair

 

Michael Kaiser

Co-Chair

Rachel Morrison

Member

Stephanie Nilson

Co-Chair

Darren Albrecht

Member

 

Jill Baird

Member

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