Meet the Wheelwoman
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Date Posted: 9/15/2017
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History presents a filmed version of its on-the-floor program, Meet the Wheelwoman.
In this film, you’ll hear from a wheelwoman—a female bicycle rider from the 1890s—and learn about how women of that era used bicycles to change their lives.
You can also view this video in segments to facilitate an inquiry based lesson with your class.
Introduction - vimeo.com/187725054/7b187bef7c
Do children ride bicycles? - vimeo.com/187725055/5a2e8ad363
What do you wear to ride? - vimeo.com/187725052/25217d8ede
What is the suffrage movement? - vimeo.com/187725061/acf150ca80
What do people think about women riding bicycles? - vimeo.com/187725057/85fef57e6e
What is a safety bicycle? - vimeo.com/187725059/9b8e2c1790
How much does a bicycle cost? - vimeo.com/187725053/16c7d79012
How are the roads? - vimeo.com/187725058/d112b1570c
What’s in your basket? - vimeo.com/187725050/dcb6fb2664
Non-segmented version: vimeo.com/187725051/ff4ec86f45