Calculating angles while popping wheelies? That’s what students in Baltimore are doing in an unusual program that channels students’ love of dirt bike riding into lessons in science, math, and engineering. Off-road motorcycle riding is very popular in Baltimore, especially among Black youth, but it’s often illegal. The B-360 program gives kids a place to ride, helping them stay off the streets, while building academic skills and a sense of community. Listen to hear participants describe the joys of dirt bike riding and how the program is making a difference in their lives.
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