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Bicycle Safety Education and Curricula

LESSON PLANS

Active Transportation Alliance, Transportation Safety: Lesson Book for Young Children (English and Spanish), http://www.activetrans.org/sites/default/files/Transportation%20Safety%20Lesson%20Book%20for%20Young

Intended for children ages 3-5. Lesson 3 addresses tricycle safety.

Active Transportation Alliance, Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety: 9 Lessons for the Classroom (English and Spanish, http://www.activetrans.org/sites/default/files/9%20Lessons%20for%20the%20Classroom%20PDF.pdf

Intended for elementary school students. Bicycle safety lesson begins on p. 23.

Active Transportation Alliance, Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety: 10-minute Activities for PE Class (English and Spanish), http://www.activetrans.org/sites/default/files/PE%20Book%20Spanish%20Low-Res%20PDF.pdf

Includes 6 short bicycle safety exercises beginning on p. 9.

Active Transportation Alliance, Active Transportation in the Classroom: Early Elementary English Language Arts (English and Spanish), http://www.activetrans.org/sites/default/files/Early%20Elem%20Lang%20Arts%20(Spanish).pdf

Students read and write a short story about a fictional bike ride. Involves identifying safety rules.

Safe Routes to Schools Marine County, Helmet Safety/ Travis’s Story, http://saferoutestoschools.org/SR2Simages/HelmetSafety0606.pdf

Uses excerpt from Safe Kids’ Jello in a Jar video. Available on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sosnJeKH9D0.

Safe Routes to School Marine County, Traffic Safety Quiz Show, http://saferoutestoschools.org/SR2Simages/Jeopardy0606.pdf

CURRICULA

Maryland Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Curriculum, http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/program-tools/maryland-pedestrian-and-bicycle-safety-education-curriculum-k-5

Contains bicycle safety curriculum for grades 3-5 (page 118 under Lessons, Guide).

Safe Routes Philly Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Curriculum, http://saferoutesphilly.org/schools/curriculum/

Contains bicycle safety curriculum for grade 5.

Bicycle Transportation Alliance, Pedal Power Squad Curriculum, http://bta4bikes.org/docs/PedalPowerCurriculum.doc

Designed for after school bicycle clubs.