Learning

Studio Crawl Will Let People Explore Artists’ Spaces

Artists across all mediums will be opening up their studios to the public

FARGO, N.D. — If you’ve ever wanted to see how art across all mediums is made, there’s a chance this weekend. Fargo–Moorhead Visual Artists is hosting the annual Studio Crawl, where artists are opening their doors to you. You can see all sorts of art processes, including ceramics, glass, and paint. You can also chat with the artists to learn more…

F-M Science Alliance Gives Kids Hands-On Activities at Red River Market

There was t-rex foot puzzle, a fossil dig, and chemistry lab

FARGO, N.D. — The farmer’s market isn’t just about food; there’s also opportunities for kids to expand their knowledge. The F–M Science Alliance had a booth where kids could play while also doing some hands–on learning. There was a T–rex foot puzzle, a fossil dig, and a chemistry lab where they could make a colorful slimy substance. Those with the Science…

West Fargo Police Explorer Post Lets Youth Get a Taste of Law Enforcement

The program goes through the majority of what's covered at the police academy

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you know someone who’s in high school or college who might be interested working in law enforcement, they can start exploring early. The West Fargo Police Explorer Post lets young people get a taste of the field. “Growing up in the field, it’s kind of hard field to turn away from when you’re brought up in…

Students Showcase Chinese Language and Culture

They were part of a 3-week immersive Star Talk program

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Dozens of elementary and middle school students wrapped up a summer of immersing themselves in Chinese language and culture. Students put on a performance to celebrate the end of the three–week Star Talk program. There were plenty of things for everyone’s friends and families to enjoy, including dances, songs, and traditional food. Students also showed off their Chinese–speaking…

Generations Come Together on Fourth of July to Learn About Freedom

Many different definitions of freedom converge and help people learn about each other

WEST FARGO, N.D. — For twenty years, James Kinlaw put his life on the line to protect his country while serving in the US Navy. Now living in Fargo, Kinlaw does not regret the sacrifices he made to protect the flag. “It’s an honor, it could be frightening depending on the circumstances, it could be very fulfilling, it’s something that…

Kids Participate in Fargo Parks’ Water Safety Day

They learned important skills while having fun in the water

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Park District hosted Water Safety Day, where kids got to learn some important skills while having fun too. “They feel better when they’re comfortable, and they’re also safer when they’re comfortable,” Isabelle Sinkler, a lifeguard, said. “If you educate them, they’ll know what to do in a situation if they ever have to, try to…

Kindergartners Learn from NDSU’s “Bug Man”

The Bug Man brought live bugs for the students to see

FARGO, N.D. — Kids at Eagle Elementary wrapped up a week learning about bugs with a visit from Don Carey, or NDSU’s “Bug Man.” Carey works at NDSU’s entomology department. He brought live bugs for the kids to see, like a centipede and tarantula. Kindergartners have been learning about a new bug every day of the week by making bug crafts…

Third Graders Perform at One Million Cups

They sang about subjects they learned throughout the school year

FARGO, N.D. — Third graders from Clara Barton Elementary got to show off what they’ve learned this school year by singing songs for the community. The songs covered a variety of subjects, from literacy to geography to social studies. Kids in Cheryl Bombenger’s class researched each of the topics they sang about as they learned them throughout the school year. The…

Middle Schoolers Race Carbon Dioxide-Powered Cars

They learned about aerodynamics and how to use power tools

FARGO, N.D. — Students at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School got to race cars they made, which were powered with carbon dioxide. The kids learned to use power tools to make their cars, and they put their knowledge of aerodynamics to the test as they raced the cars down a 66-ft. track. Their teacher, Alexis Yokom, says she hopes the students…

Fargo South Students Present Multicultural Day Program to Elementary Schoolers

Students rotated through sessions to learn about different cultures

FARGO, N.D. — Immigrant students from Fargo South High School brought elementary schoolers a taste of their native cultures during Multicultural Day. Immigrants and their peer mentors in the English Learner program put on presentations about cultural holidays, clothing, and languages. Elementary students rotated through different sessions that highlighted countries from around the world. Abdi Hakim, one of the presenters, came…