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Learning at Home: Middle School

Items marked with an * are part of  the Alameda County Safe Routes to Schools Educator Guide, a resource full of healthy walking and rolling activities that overlap with Common Core standards.

  • Project Ride Smart Bike Safety Videos – A driver’s education program, but for bikes! This program from North Natomas Jibe teaches traffic principals and on-bike handling skills.
  • Climate Conversation Contest – Create an online video, Tiktok, art piece, or photo essay about your experience with climate change. On Monday, April 20, join an interactive workshop for storytelling tips and tricks and insight on how to frame your message to reach more people. Top climate communicators will win cash prizes!. Submissions due May 18
  • Go Green Middle School Curriculum for Remote Learning – Lessons to teach students about the benefits of changing their transportation mode, in an effort to protect ecosystems and increase physical activity. These tailored lessons include thought provoking activities and videos.
  • Go Green Middle School Jeopardy – Test your transportation mode knowledge with this fun Jeopardy game!
  • Pedestrian Safer Journey – This video and quiz teaches students about pedestrian safety. Use it on its own or to augment a comprehensive curriculum.
  • Bicycle Safer Journey – This video and quiz teaches students about bicycle safety. Use it on its own or to augment a comprehensive curriculum.
  • Rising 9th Grader Youth Task Force Recruiting Document – The SR2S program is looking for middle school students that will be entering high school in the fall to become a part of the SR2S Youth Task Force!
  • Bicycle Flash Cards – A virtual set of flashcards that will help students learn the different parts of a bicycle. Simply download a free app and enter the provided code.
  • Middle School Resources – A collection of lessons, activities, and literature specifically geared towards engaging and educating middle school students. Each link comes with a title description and lots of activities.
  • Nike Run Club (free download) – Taking regular jogs to stay healthy? Make sure every run counts with the Nike Run Club app. Track runs, challenge friends and get motivated to keep going.