Region 7 - Bismarck

Tuesday April 14, 2020
State Heritage Center & ND State Capitol

See you in Bismarck April 14th!

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Classes Online

February 25, 2020

Registration Opens

February 25, 2020

Registration Closes

March 25, 2020

Class List and Descriptions
Classes subject to change. Class selections are on a first-come, first-served basis. Class list 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. 20

Class B: Making Light

Presenters describe the movement of electrons, and how electricity is created; then with handouts describes how a switch, fuse, and light work. Presenters distribute batteries, and lighting apparatus to groups of students. Students are then instructed how to connect a small, basic circuit to conduct electricity from the battery to make the light work.

(This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request.) 20

Class C: YouTube 101

Equipment showcases, video showcases, YouTube updates, safety on YouTube, how to make a video, and questions and answers. 20

Class D: Electrical Motors (9:55-10:50)

For this class we will use 2-25 minutes 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 magnetism and electricity make a motor turn.

(You must be in 5th Grade & Up to attend this session.)

(This class is limited to a capacity of 8 students per session, per presenter request.) 20

Class D: Electrical Circuits (10:55, 11:25, 12:50, 1:20)

This will be a 25-minute session where we will explain how an electric circuit works to turn on a light, and have the students 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.

(This class is limited to a capacity of 8 students per session, per presenter request.) 20

Class E: Railroad Crossing Safety

Operation Lifesaver provides safety information at highway-railroad crossings and on railroad rights-of-way. 20

Class F: Knots to Know

The bare essentials, knots everyone should know. This is hands on learning for the students. 20

Class G: Plant Seed Engineering

Students will learn about the different types of plant seeds by engineering a plant seed that will successfully either 1) Float in water 2) Fly through the air 3) Explode or 4) Be carried by wind. They will be given a variety of art supplies to create their seed.

(This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request.) 20

Class H: Inspiration Nation; Flying to the Future

Pick up your passport to explore the past and future. Students will be rotating through multiple sections that explore generations past; Inspiring tomorrow’s leaders.

(This class is limited to a capacity of 80 students per session, per presenter request.) 20

Class I: Early Peoples Way of Life

One section (25 minutes) of this class will focus on the Native American way of life through language, tools, and dwellings. Students will learn sign language, learn about and hold the tools that the Native peoples used, and discover the two main types of dwellings, including earth lodges and teepees.

In the other section (25 minutes), students will discover and explore how trade connected Europeans and Native American tribes through a hands-on activity. Students will experience firsthand the benefits and challenges of trading in what would eventually become North Dakota by taking on a role as either a European trader or a member of the Mandan tribe.

(This class is limited to a capacity of 80 students per session, per presenter request.) 20

Class J: Journey Through Time

Students will journey through time as North Dakota’s landscape has changed from being underwater to the ice ages and the small and large animals, especially dinosaurs, that walked the earth. Students will have the chance to hold a fossil and other stones that they see on exhibit. To get in students will need one of our passports in hand to start the journey. When the time has finished completed passports will be checked for a prize.

(This class is limited to a capacity of 40 students per session, per presenter request.) 20

Class K: Discover Land Surveying

Talk about the land surveying as a profession and discuss what we do. 20

Education Day Schedule
Schedule subject to change
9:05 a.m. – 9:25 a.m. Pre-Opening Music
9:25 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Opening Rally
9:55 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. All Students Attend Classes
9:55 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. All Students Attend Gallery Class
10:25 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. All Students Attend Classes
10:55 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. All Students Attend Classes
10:55 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Non- Project Students Attend Gallery Class
11:25 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Non-Project Students Attend Classes
11:20 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Project Students Eat Lunch
11:50 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Project Students Present Projects at Hall of Great Ideas Showcase
11:50 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (Teal) Non-Project Students Eat Lunch (Maroon) Non-Project Students View Projects
12:15 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. (Teal) Non-Project Students View Projects (Maroon) Non-Project Students Eat Lunch
12:50 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. All Students Attend Classes
12:50 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. All Students Attend Gallery Class
1:20 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. All Students Attend Classes
1:55 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Closing Rally

Getting Registered

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Bismarck Class Descriptions
Printable version of Bismarck classes. Check back for updates!
Bismarck Teacher Brochure
Important teacher information for Bismarck Education Day.
Bismarck Parents Brochure
Important parents information for Bismarck Education Day.
Advisory Leadership Team

Kent Ellis

Co-Chair

Marilyn Kipp

Member

Erik Holland

Member

Marijke Leibel

Co-Chair

Shannon Chaussee

Member

Jonathan Anderson

Member

Dr. Michael Taylor

Member

Molly Herrington

Member

Beth Campbell

Member

Past Bismarck Education Day Guides
2017 Bismarck Education Day Guide
2016 Bismarck Education Day Guide
2014 Bismarck Education Day Guide
2012 Bismarck Education Day Guide