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Get into Gear

April 22, 2021 01:45 PM EST - April 22, 2021 02:15 PM EST

Cyclists strive to achieve efficiency during continuous riding. Students must determine which pairing of gears is the best or most efficient. They will apply their understanding of ratios to explore gear ratios and how they can affect pedaling and riding speeds (Grades 6-8).

Speaker: Kurt Whited

Kurt is a national math specialist for Savvas Learning. He taught in Japan for two years to gain international experience. He also taught for 5 years as an elementary school teacher in Massachusetts. He was a math specialist for a district and helped run an after school remediation program. He has been an adjunct professor at Bridgewater State College. Most of all he is a lifelong learner.

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