Elementary, Junior and senior high-school aged students can create
their own personal skateboard deck using an internet-based curriculum provided through the CreateAskate.org program.
Students bring a CreateAskate.org program to your school.
1. Student approaches teacher with the news of this exciting new opportunity.
2. Teacher responds positively; visits CreateAskate.org for more specific information; approaches administration with exciting new opportunity.
3. Administrators register with CreateAskate.org.
4. Students independently raise the $15 participant fee through fundraising activities there they work as a team with their classmates.
5. Students watch CreateAskate video and Stuntwood video in class. They then document their height and take their first test based upon the content of the two videos.
6. Teachers order necessary materials from CreateAskate.org.
7. School receives materials from CreateAskate.org.
8. Teachers conduct class with CreateAskate.org curriculum; students successfully create their own personal skateboard; CreateAskate.org Certificates of Completion are awarded.
9. Teachers beam with pride knowing their students have learned so much more than just how to make a skateboard deck.
10. Students beam with pride knowing they’re capable of making something with their own hands, which is so much more than just making a skateboard deck.
11. Administrators and parents are happy to see students engaged and involved in school activities.
Bill Nye on The Importance of Science, Teacher Passion and Common Core!
More skateboard lesson plans and resources:
- SKATEBOARD SCIENCE A Hands-on Exploration of the Physics of Motion
- Biomechanics of Skateboarding: Kinetics of the Ollie
- The Physics of Skateboarding
- Dr. Skateboard’s Action Science – Activity Guide
- European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education | Skateboard Science
- Students Build their Own Boards with CreateASkate STEM with a Purpose
- CreateASkate.org Student Petition