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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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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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