Spring 2015 STEM Institute

Gear Ratios

Geometry of Bicycle Frames

  • The Geometry of Bicycle Designs (Grades 3-5, but adaptable)
    Measurement-based activity based around various components of a bicycle frame. PBS Learning.
  • Bicycle Frame Calculator
    Web-based applet that allows you to adjust the geometry of a bicycle frame and shows those changes graphically.
  • Bicycle Frame Comparing Tool
    Comprehensive Excel spreadsheet that allows you to graphically compare the geometry of two different bicycles.

Bicycle Wheels & Tires

Personal Health & Fitness

ELA & Social  Studies

Further Reading


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