From Cycling to Upcycling

This cross-curricular, multi-lesson project was born from the desire to take physics out of the textbook and generate a project that treats physics and design as equal partners.

With creativity and imagination, students construct an installation using old bicycle parts: the patterns of different gears and ring-chain combinations demonstrate different energy conversions.

Read more about this trendsetting project initiated and carried out by Patrícia Martins Raposo-Weinberger, Shannon Wardell and students @ GIBS in

Science in School – The European Journal for Science Teachers

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