STEM Pipeline Blog / August 17, 2023
Learn more about USA BMX STEAM Bike Kits and how they build community
Teach me to build a bike, and I will build a community!
If you don’t know about the world of BMX, it is a dynamic sport with a ton of learning opportunities!
What is BMX?
BMX is one-part Olympic Sport, one-part gravity defying Physics, one-part accessible transportation and one-part problem-based learning that all results in next-level, community-based STEM engagement!
In 2018, approximately 4.7 million U.S. kids ages 6-12 regularly participated in bicycling (16% of that population), according to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association data reflected in Project Play’s 2019 State of Play report.
What is a USA BMX STEAM Kit?
- Kits are best suited for elementary school students grades 3-5 but can be adjusted to fit middle school grades 6-8.
- The six-module curriculum is equal parts education, athletics, and exercise
- Written by a former BMX Racer who has a PhD in Science Education
- Students use BMX bikes to perform various experiments to explore the world of STEAM, all while learning the basic fundamentals of BMX cycling and racing
- The program is aligned with many state STEM standards, including NGSS, and incorporates a pre/post testing element that assists with outcome-based reporting.
We have a bike club, why USABMX STEAM Kits? They offer…
- Track Building – Explore Geosciences
- Bike Building – Explore Engineering and Physics
- Bike Construction – Explore Materials Science
- Experience in selection and use of hand tools
- Olympic Sport – Explore Data Analytics
- Project BIKE TECH
- Educator Training
- Community Engagement
Check out more about the track record of BMX STEAM Kits here:
Each USA BMX STEAM Bike Kit include 5 USA BMX Bikes and results in a transformative STEAM experience for up to 20 students!
The cost of USA BMX STEAM Bike Kit is $2,499 and contains the following:
- Complete curriculum providing eight (6) modules, filled with photos, step-by-step walk-throughs and outcomes
- Five Mongoose BMX bikes
- Five BMX safety helmets
- Five Bluetooth wireless cycling computers
- One bike stand for builds, repairs, and modifications
- One complete set of bike tools
- One bike pump with pressure gauge
- Five alternative tread tires (to be used on front tire in module #6)
- Two spare inner tubes
- Each student receives a free One-Day Membership to USA BMX
Catch USA BMX Bikes in action here: https://www.usabmxfoundation.org/
For more information on BMX STEAM Kits, check out the following links:
https://www.usabmxfoundation.org/https://www.usabmxfoundation.org/usabmx-foundation-programsBMX STEAM Kit Contact
Noah SzymanskiEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone- 480-961-1903 X178
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