Learning

North Dakota Governor’s School Showcase Projects at NDSU

North Dakota Governor's School is a six week program for highly motivated North Dakota high school sophomores and juniors

FARGO, ND — North Dakota Governor’s School is a six week program for highly motivated North Dakota high school sophomores and juniors. The program offers instruction and experience in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, English Studies, Information Technology, Laboratory Science, Mathematics and Visual Arts. The students have the chance to live on the NDSU campus and enjoy its amenities. The program…

Babies Bouncin’ All Over the Moorhead Library

The Moorhead Library continues to hosts it 'Baby Bonunce'

MOORHEAD, Minn. — School’s out for the summer but babies are getting a head start in their education. Each week, the Moorhead Library hosts ‘Baby Bounce’ for toddlers up to three-years-old. Kids and their caregivers are able to participate in sing-a-longs, readings of short stories and bubble time. Organizers said it’s important for little ones to learn the importance of…

Wacky Science at Barnes and Noble

The session focused on how kids can use household items for experiments of their own

FARGO, ND — As a kid, there is a lot to learn and Barnes and Noble is giving kids of all ages an opportunity to explore and experiment right in the store. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, the bookstore is providing an activity, book reading and a coloring session about a new topic. Today’s topic was on wacky science. The…

A Few Furry Friends Made Guest Appearances at Barnes & Noble

Therapy dogs accompanied children as they read books at Barnes & Noble

Kids at Barnes & Noble had some extra furry friends with them as they spent their afternoon reading. The bookstore held a ‘Read with a Therapy Dog & Meet Biscuit’ event for all children. Biscuit the dog from the children’s book ‘Biscuit’ made an appearance to help encourage the young readers to keep up their good work. A few other…

New Bill Introduced in Minnesota Turns “Snow Days” into “School Days” for Students

Minnesota Legislators are hoping to replace snow days with 'e-learning' days

MINNESOTA — Students in Minnesota may want to take advantage of any upcoming snow days before they’re over with for good. Sleeping in, building snowmen or having play dates with friends is what usually comes to mind when we think of having snow days. Yet, students may be kissing these days goodbye as lawmakers in Minnesota are working on establishing…

Recognizing Mental Health Changes in Children

Community members received a lesson on how to prevent mental illness in children

FARGO, N.D. — While some mental illnesses can’t be controlled due to genetics, there are some than can be preventable. Any adult dealing with a child who is battling mental illness in some way shape or form was invited to the Youth Mental Health First Aid 8 Hour course. The goal of the course is┬áto enlighten adults on how to…

The Stars of PBS Shows Help Kids Explore Engineering and Science

Stars of PBS visited MSUM's Planetarium to help kids and families to learn about astronomy

FARGO, N.D. — Shows on PBS like Sesame Street, Arthur and Clifford all have one thing in common — they are educational. PBS brings their educational programming to life at MSUM with Stars of PBS. “It’s just an opportunity to learn about the stars and the sky,” said Sara Schultz, Planetarium Director. PBS and Moore Engineering teamed up for the…

Hawley Takes First Place in Regional Science Olympiad

MSUM held a day of science competitions between middle and high school students

Science teams from Hawley and Moorhead snagged the top two spots at the 2017 Science Olympiad at MSUM. Hawley took home first place with Moorhead coming in second. Teams from all over Minnesota come to compete. The Olympiad focuses on scientific challenges including invasive species, robotic arms and astronomy. The teams have been training for months to gear up for…