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Bike Safety Lesson Plans and Student Activities

Original source: http://www.teacherplanet.com/content/student-safety-month Teaching children how to be safe is a combined effort. Children often take the lessons home and remind their parents how to be safe in and around the home and on the road. Safety lessons in your classroom have a broad reach. Use the lesson plans, teaching resources, and safety units to plan […]

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Make bike helmets a must

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=8c3437ca-de61-4163-b574-7152a3a70be5#.W5qTXpNKhTY More than 2.2 million American kids wound up in hospital emergency rooms with bike-related injuries in just a decade, a new study shows. That breaks down to 25 children treated every hour. Researchers looked at ER visits from January 2006 through December 2015. And they did find a bright spot: The rate of […]

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Specialized “Riding for Focus” Grants – Get Pre-Qualified

The Specialized Foundation “Riding for Focus” grant program is designed to provide everything a middle school (grades 6-9) needs to get their students riding — including cycling curriculum, bikes, safety equipment, training — and more! Beyond bikes and gear, the program provides a combination of cycling, fitness, and academics — all while instilling a lifelong […]

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5 steps to get a bike train rolling at your school

Has your community found success in bicycle education this year? As part of Bike Month in May, let’s share and hear about bicycle education breakthroughs happening across the United States! View Safe Routes to School practitioners’ free recorded webinar that focuses upon lessons learned, best practices, and creative ways to increase ridership during bike month and […]

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Biking with baby

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=f1dd2670-4927-411e-8a57-f12bc11cfa80#.WwXYM1w-dBw Biking is great exercise, a fun way to enjoy the outdoors and a cheap way to get around. But biking with a baby on board requires special skills and precautions. Here’s a look at some of the things you need to know before you take your child on his or her first ride.

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Want to live longer? Bike to work

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=4c76fdbe-532d-4069-b941-8bea8989b9ca#.WsKA3NTwbRZ Extending your life might be as simple as changing your commute. A new study found that both walking and biking to work have health benefits. However, cycling can lead to dramatic decreases in cancer, heart disease and early death.    

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A wheely healthy commute: Bike to work in PA

Original source: http://www.penndot.gov/TravelInPA/RideaBike/Pages/default.aspx Biking is a healthy, accessible and affordable mode of transportation. It offers a reduced environmental footprint with no fuel expenses or parking fees, low maintenance costs, and provides a cardiovascular workout. With thousands of miles of bicycle routes and increasing focus on improving bicycling safety and access in Pennsylvania, there are lots of […]

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