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2014.08.19 HW Staten Island

Google Photos Album Intro lesson We’ve been labeling boroughs this whole season, but on this last ride of the season we finally explored the term. Borough means, walled fortress, and the boroughs we’ve been labeling function as fortresses around the

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2014 HW: Newtown Creek Ride

Google Photos Album Word of the day Pollution (n.) – the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects. Latin: from polluere: to soil, defile, contaminate Intro Lesson: We started off, as

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2014.08.05 HW: Inwood Park

Google Photos Album Intro lesson What does explore mean? “to find things!” “to walk around!” were some of the answers shouted out by the Hot Wheelers during the morning lesson. Juleon introduced our trip today, where the Cyclopedians learned that

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2014 HW: Starlight Park

Google Photos Album Intro Lesson Today, the Hot Wheelers started off with a talk about about what community means to them. There was a sweeping consesus that the people around you constitute your community. We talked about how communities can come together

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2014 HW: Roosevelt Island Ride

Google Photos Album Intro Lesson Roosevelt Island, Randall and Ward Islands, Rikers Island, North Brother Island…you may have heard of one or all of these NYC islands, but do you what they have in common? Today, the Hot Wheelers learned

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2014 HW: East River Ride

Google Photos Album Intro Lesson: We started out the day with some geography talk. The bikers took turns labeling “North”, “East”, “South”, and “West” as well as the boroughs on a map of NYC. We were super anxious to finally

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