Region 7 - Bismarck

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

State Heritage Center & ND State Capitol Bldg.

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Classes Online

October 18, 2022

Registration Opens

october 18, 2022


Registration CLOSES

november 18, 2022


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!
B. Safety Super Heroes!

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)


C. Electrical Motors / Circuits - FULL

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.

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)


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)


E. Operation Lifesaver

Railroad Safety, trespass prevention, and how to report emergencies that occur while on or near railroad property. (22)


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)


G. Making Light

Presenters describe 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. Limit 24 Students. (22)


H. Seed Engineering

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)


I. Post Office Exploration and Inspiration!

50 Minute Class. Explore the wonders of the post office history yesterday and today! Be ready to play the role of a mail person as you deliver and pick up incredible knowledge from the Heritage Center “neighborhood”! Limit 24 Students. (22)


J. The Life of Native Americans

50 Minute Class. Students will be placed into specific learning groups to learn about an important aspect of Native American culture. Each group of students will be learning about one specific topic of Native American culture. Towards the end of our time, students will be practicing peer-to-peer learning by informing others of what they learned and drawing pictures that represent what they learn. These pictures will be drawn on an informational Winter Count to show them how Native Americans captured important moments. (22)


K. Fun While on the Hunt for Knowledge!

50 Minute Class. Join U Mary to help educate students as they facilitate fun while hunting for knowledge – in a variety of thematic areas from agriculture to conflict of war! (22)


L. Fashion & Function Exhibit

50 Minute Class. Teaching about different areas within Fashion and Function. We will group some of the sections together and teach while incorporating activities. Limit 24 Students. (22)


M. The History of Dinosaurs

50 Minute Class. Learn educational lessons on the history of dinosaurs, as well as prehistoric oceanic lifeforms. This will include a slideshow on dinosaurs and fossils as well as a scavenger hunt around the exhibit. (22)


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

Registration Instructions
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Fillable Form Instructions

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Registration Part 1 Student Class/ Group

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Registration Part 2 Student Groups WITHOUT Projects

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Registration Part 3 Student Groups WITH Projects

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Registration Part 4 Student Project Information

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Project Reimbursement Form – SCHOOL

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Project Reimbursement Form & Form W-9 – TEACHER

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Bismarck Class Descriptions
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Bismarck Teacher Brochure
Important teacher information for Bismarck Education Day.
Bismarck Parents Brochure
Important parents information for Bismarck Education Day.
Advisory Leadership Team

Shannon Chaussee


Kent Ellis


Marijke Leibel


Julie Strom


Beth Campbell


Dean Ihla


Jonathan Anderson


Dr. Michael Taylor


Past Bismarck Education Day Guides