Bike Safety: Grades 9-12

Here's a sobering stat: more than 300,000 kids go to emergency rooms each year for bike injuries. Two activities help scholars learn how to avoid injuries and follow bike safety rules. Class members read three background articles related to bike safety and injuries and then general a list of dos and don'ts when riding.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite a public safety office to speak with the class about bicycle safety
  • Laminate the "Hand Signaling Tips" handout to permit reuse
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires computers with internet access
Pros
  • Includes a comprehension quiz and answer key
  • A link to a concussion factsheet if provided for instructors
Cons
  • None