Renewable Energy SEND Trunk Project Overview

Suitcase Exhibits for North Dakota (SEND), a program of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, offers trunks that provide hands-on experiences for learners of all ages. SEND can be used by schools and other community groups.   A SEND trunk was developed at Valley City State University for K-12 classroom use with goals that…


Exploring Sound through Technology and the Arts

The Exploring Sound through Technology and the Arts in Bismarck started with an education workshop at the Cathedral School, then alongside teacher Kay Power, David DeMuth worked with sixth grade students over a sequence of days that resulted in some amazing learning. The workshop was and can be repeated for teachers, below an overview with…


STEM School Study/Interactive Roadmap of the Path to STEM School Success

Outlier Research and Evaluation at the University of Chicago has released the first round of findings from the STEM School Study (S3) of STEM High Schools in the US.  These findings include the 8 Elements of inclusive STEM high schools, an interactive Roadmap of the path to STEM school success, and an updated Infographic that explores how STEM…


Hack Fargo: Building a Farmer’s Market App

Project Description The nature of the problem: A new visitor to a community has an open Saturday between conferences and seeks to identify the availability of local foods in the area, believing that Farmers Market’s and therefore nutritious and affordable food may be readily available. An iOS (iPhone) application would assist the user in locating…