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					Bike Safety

      Presented by
   Sheryl L. Burdette
 4-H Extension Educator
         Bicycle Statistics
 There are 85 million bicycle riders in the U.S.

 773 bicyclists died on U.S. roads in 2006.

 1 in 8 cyclists with reported injuries had a brain

 Each year 300,000 kids go to the emergency
  department because of bike injuries.

   Bike Skillathon
   Bicycle Rodeo
   Gelatin Brain Mold
   “Stop Don’t Use Your Head!”
   Concentration Game
         Bike Skillathon

 Create stations about bicycling which
  could include:
     Identifying parts of bike
     Identifying road signs
     Identifying hand signals
     Identifying bicycle related tools
     Problem solving
     Pre-riding safety check
           Bike Rodeo

 Participants will ride a bike on an
  obstacle course learning safe bike-
  riding principles.
              Gelatin Brain Mold
 Anatomical Chart Company
  8221 Kimball Avenue
  Skokie, IL 60076-2956

   Archie McPhee & Company

   SKS Sibley Co.
    P.O. Box 1351
    El Segundo, CA 90245
    Phone: (323) 756-9880
“Stop, Don’t Use Your Head!”

  Use cantaloupes to demonstrate the
   purpose for wearing a helmet.

        You will need 2 cantaloupes.
        One ripe cantaloupe to drop on a hard surface so it
         cracks open
        One cantaloupe to be put in a helmet and dropped.
  Concentration Games

Road Signs Bicycle Safety Concentration
   Directions
      Concentration Game #1-Make two sets of the picture
       pages. Youth will play concentration by matching the
      Concentration Game #2-Make a set of picture cards
       and a set of word cards. Youth will play concentration
       by matching the picture with the correct wording.

      *The concentration games have been created so they can be copied or printed
       on labels to make it easier to put together. They are formatted for Avery 5163
         Additional Resources
   National Safe Kids                  Bike Safety with Bill Nye The
    1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.       Science Guy
    Suite 1000                 
    Washington, D.C. 20004-1707          al/store/detail?product_id=68A37
    (202) 662-0600
                                        Maryland Department of
                                         Transportation website
   Channing L. Bete. Company            /bicycle_safety_currentlaws.asp
    200 State Rd.
    South Deerfield, MA 01373           Local Safety Organizations,         department of public safety, law
    Drive Your Bicycle Safely            enforcement agencies, bike shop,
    Coloring and Activities Book         etc.

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