Children are at the greatest risk for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. You can help keep them safe by teaching the fundamentals of tick bite prevention.
It’s Time to Be Lyme Alert is a fun, interactive curriculum designed by GLA in partnership with educators to be shared in the classroom, at camp and other youth-focused organizations. The curriculum, available in three age-group levels, includes a student workbook that outlines the objectives and key talking points, along with a supporting teachers’ guide.
Students will learn from age-appropriate characters using fun, interactive content.
Objectives: Learn how to identify ticks, understand where ticks live, and know what to do if they find a tick.
This program teaches about tick bite prevention and common symptoms of Lyme disease through the use of interactive puzzles, word games, and quizzes.
Objectives: Learn how to identify ticks, know what to do when they find a tick, and gain a greater understanding Lyme disease.
This program is designed specifically for the high school audience. It teaches students not only about prevention but how to identify signs and symptoms of the illness, including the psychological, social and emotional impact of Lyme disease.
The high school curriculum is accompanied by a video, “Living the Lyme Life”. Moderator Ally Hilfiger talks with three teenagers who share their stories about what it’s like to live with Lyme disease, including the physical, emotional and cognitive impact.