Bicycle Lessons

April 19 is “Bicycle Day”! Here’s some learning resources for a fun and interesting study!

Still Learning Something New

On 26 June 1819, W. K. Clarkson, Jr. of New York was granted a patent for a new and improved velocipede (“bicycle” was not a word yet) .  This is the first bicycle made in the USA.

bicycle 3Inspired by this wonderful invention, bicycles will be our homeschool summer school lesson of the day.  We will learn/review  the parts of a bicycle, their proper names, and perform some maintenance checks before taking ride.

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Timeline history of bicycles

Fun bicycle facts here

Bicycle Safety Activity Kit downloads

Because the kids like to watch stunts, we will some view some BMX tricks.

In case you’re wondering, I will be enforcing the “DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME” rule!

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