Spokes is a team of seven Harvard and MIT students who are cycling from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco. The team will visit a dozen school and summer camps, stopping in more than ten public schools throughout the country, to hold learning festivals. Each learning festival consisted of hands-on, project-based classes taught by students passionate about their respective fields. They'll also run a computer science workshop where each student will learn to write code on a computer. The bicycling component provided a great example project to show to the students. 

Spokes At a glance

Number of Members:

9 members in 2017-2018
Year began: 
J. Kim Vandiver
Sandra Lipnoski
From San Francisco, CA to Washington, DC and points in between
Team goals
  1. Share our enthusiasm for STEM subjects with middle school students.
  2. Empower students to be self-driven, creative and curious learners who will teach themselves. 
  3. To change the way scientists and engineers are perceived in society, so that they are seen as athletic, active and adventurous. 

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