CCBIKES Leads Bamboo Bike Building Workshop at MIT
The text message read, "Do you want to build bamboo bikes at MIT?" It was from David Wang, the founder of Bamboo Bicycles Beijing. He's the guy that Russ, the owner of Container Collective Bikes, in Lakewood, CO learned from when he lived in Beijing!
So at the end of August, Russ flew out to Boston to help 21 MIT (as in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) students build 9 bamboo bikes in 3 days. This was an epic undertaking, but they did and they sure had fun doing it!
When we worked with Colorado Academy at Container Collective Bikes, 12 high school students age 14-18 we really got to focus on the following:
ENGAGE YOUR STUDENTS with practical life skills and a project that they can ride away on! Led by Russ Hopkins, a college preparatory educator with 10+ years experience working with students in project based experiential learning.
What your students will learn: