First Gear: Healthy, Sustainable Lifestyles Through Cycling

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First Gear is a teacher resource for building healthy lifestyles and choices for your students, through activities inspired by the Tour de France. This resource includes:

  • Practical activities; 
  • Cycling tips and information; 
  • Exploration of the Tour de France cycling competition; 
  • Case studies and profiles; 
  • Links between cycling, modes of transport and sustainability. 

The First Gear classroom resource was created in partnership with ŠKODA, produced independently by SBS Learn. All information was correct at time of original publication (2019).

Australian Curriculum

Cross-curriculum Priorities
Sustainability

Foundation:
English: ACELY1646ACELY1647ACELY1651 
HASS: ACHASSI002,  ACHASSI003 
Health and Physical Education: ACPMP010ACPMP014

Year 1:
English: ACELY1656ACELY1657ACELY1661  
Mathematics: ACMMG044 
HASS: ACHASSI019ACHASSI020  
Health and Physical Education: ACPMP028

Year 2:
English: ACELY1666ACELY1667ACELY1671   
Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS): ACHASSI035ACHASSI036  
Health and Physical Education: ACPMP028 

Year 3:
English: ACELY1676ACELY1677ACELY1682
Mathematics: ACMMG065  
HASS: ACHASSI053ACHASSI054 
Health and Physical Education: ACPMP046

Year 4
English: ACELY1687ACELY1689ACELY1694 
Mathematics: ACMMG090 
HASS: ACHASSI074ACHASSI075 
Health and Physical Education: ACPMP046

Year 5
English: ACELT1608ACELY1700ACELY1704 
HASS: ACHASSI095ACHASSI096  
Health and Physical Education: ACPMP064ACPMP066

Year 6
English: ACELY1709ACELY1710ACELY1714   
HASS: ACHASSI124ACHASSK139ACHASSK140  
Health and Physical Education: ACPMP064ACPMP066