Download and print these materials so you have reliable information for yourself and others. We have included a short description of each document so that you may determine which best fits your needs.

 

Lyme Symptoms Flyer
It is important to note that you could have some, and not all, of the symptoms at every stage. If you suspect you may have Lyme disease, talk to your doctor. Download our Lyme Symptoms PDF in English and Spanish for your reference.

About Lyme Flyer
Need a general overview of what Lyme is? This is two-page flyer that covers topics including: key facts and figures about Lyme; the most common myths about Lyme; annual NIH spending per patient on the disease; what to do if you find a tick on yourself or someone else and important prevention tips. Also learn about Bay Area Lyme’s mission and the story of how we were founded. Download here.

Educator Materials

Classroom-based Teaching

  • Here, you will find a complete, downloadable classroom-based curriculum for classroom teachers which includes a teacher’s guide, teacher Power Point, handouts, exercises, assignments and activities for students. This curriculum is aimed at grades 4-6 and is aligned with California State Standards for Health and Science. It is also in alignment with NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards), written by a California credentialed science teacher with an MEd in curriculum design.

    Student Packet

    Student packet and activities including word search, crossword puzzle and a STEM extension assignment(.pdf, 14 pages)

    Teacher Overview

    TickSense Curriculum: Teacher Overview (.pdf, 18 pages)


    Tick Education Powerpoint

    TickSense Powerpoint Presentation (.ppt, 11 pages)


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Other Teaching Situations and Materials

Materials for outdoor educators, naturalists, residential outdoor programs, and classroom teachers leading field trips are assembled here to assist you with materials and handouts that can be used independently – or to supplement and extend a classroom-based environment. These materials can be used in combination with the classroom curriculum above, or as stand-alone elements. We also have downloadable information that you can share with parents in advance of students arriving at your program—and you can cut and paste this information into your own download information packets for parents. You decide what’s best for your teaching situation.

Education FlyerDistribute tick-bite prevention protocol and procedures to your naturalists and staff. Click here for an informational flyer for educators that you can post at your school.

 

It is important to note that you could have some, and not all, of the symptoms at every stage. If you suspect you may have Lyme disease, talk to your doctor. Download our Lyme Symptoms PDF in English and Spanish for your reference.

 

Tick Bite DocumentationIf a child is bitten while visiting your facility, you want to be sure the correct information goes home to parents. Click here for a form in English and Spanish that you may download and copy so you can be confident that parents are informed about their options following a tick bite.

 

Tick-bite Prevention Materials for Parents and Teachers

Administrators—consider adding tick-bite prevention information to your “getting ready for outdoor education” download packet for parents and teachers. Click here for a word document in English, and click here for the Spanish version, that you may cut-and-paste into your existing materials for packing lists and pre-outdoor education preparation information.

Tick Bite DocumentationAdministrators—consider adding tick-bite prevention information to your “getting ready for outdoor education” download packet for parents and teachers. Click here for a word document in English, and click here for the Spanish version, that you may cut-and-paste into your existing materials for packing lists and pre-outdoor education preparation information.

Insect Shield Order FormShare tick-bite prevention options by treating clothing with Permethrin. Click here for information about InsectShield and an order form for treating your clothing with Permethrin.

 

Free Signage and Tick Removal Tools

We provide free signage and tools to educational programs and organizations to help remind children and adults to check themselves for ticks daily. Click here to browse through our current Prevention Tools.

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