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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
  injury.

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

   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
  1-800-621-7500
    http://www.anatomical.com/cart.asp


   Archie McPhee & Company
    http://www.mcphee.com/items/10375.html


   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
       pictures.
      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
       labels
         Additional Resources
   National Safe Kids                  Bike Safety with Bill Nye The
    1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.       Science Guy
    Suite 1000                           http://dep.disney.go.com/education
    Washington, D.C. 20004-1707          al/store/detail?product_id=68A37
                                         VL00
    (202) 662-0600
    www.safekids.org
                                        Maryland Department of
                                         Transportation website
                                         http://www.sha.state.md.us/safety
   Channing L. Bete. Company            /bicycle_safety_currentlaws.asp
    200 State Rd.
    South Deerfield, MA 01373           Local Safety Organizations,
    http://www.channing-bete.com         department of public safety, law
    Drive Your Bicycle Safely            enforcement agencies, bike shop,
    Coloring and Activities Book         etc.

				
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