Learning

Kids Do Fun, Educational Activities at Winter STEM Night

They made marshmallow igloos, slime, and more

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Public Library is showing kids learning science doesn’t have to be boring. Winter STEM night allowed kids to stretch their brains. “I like to see the enjoyment kids get out of doing something, building something, creating something, learning a new skill out of unique items,” Lauren Nephew, children’s services librarian, said. Kids get to…

Fastest Man on the Planet and Three-Time Gold Medalist Teach Young Swimmers

Both famous athletes say it's a great opportunity to meet young swimmers all over the country to teach them a thing or two

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Young swimmers are learning from the fastest man on the planet, 5–time American record holder and 2016 Rio Gold Medalist, Caeleb Dressel. Up Aquatics hosted the Heidi Hulbert Rowe Swim Clinic with Dressel and another famous name, Josh Davis. He is a three–time Gold Medalist and Master Swim Instructor. Both famous athletes say it’s a great…

Learning Math Gets a Little Easier: Mathnasium Holds Grand Opening

This is the first one to open in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — Many of us may remember dreading math class, but now there’s place that will make the subject a little easier for kids. Mathnasium, a supplemental learning center, has its grand opening in South Fargo.. They teach 2nd grade level math through pre–calculus. Lessons are done in a small group setting with no more than a 4–to–1 student–teacher ratio….

Ahead of Fire Prevention Week, Kids Learn Firefighters Do More Than Put Out Flames

The interactive displays are helping the kids absorb more than they realize

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Not all heroes wear capes and the Moorhead Fire Department is showing that to the community first hand. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us what kids learned at this year’s open house leading up to Fire Prevention Week. From putting out flames, to finding their way out of a smokey house, kids are learning how to protect themselves…

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…