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2014.08.18 JS: 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 JS: 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 JS: 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 Jumpstreeters during the morning lesson. Juleon introduced our trip today, where the Cyclopedians learned that they’ve

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2014 JS: Starlight Park

Google Photos Album Intro Lesson Today, the Jump Streeters started the day talking about what community means to them. Saije said she thinks about her neighbors and their shared neighborhood; we all agreed that sharing constitutes a big part of

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2014 JS: 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 know what they have in common? Today, the Jump Streeters

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2014 JS: East River Ride

Intro Lesson: We started out the day with some geography talk. The bikers took turns labeling a map of NYC with compass directions and the boroughs. We were super anxious to finally get out on the road. Today, we explored

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