Community Partnership Designed to Promote Lyme Disease Prevention and Engagement in Citizen Science.

@article{Seifert2016CommunityPD,
  title={Community Partnership Designed to Promote Lyme Disease Prevention and Engagement in Citizen Science.},
  author={Veronica A Seifert and Shane Wilson and Samantha Toivonen and Benjamin L Clarke and Amy J. Prunuske},
  journal={Journal of microbiology & biology education},
  year={2016},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={63-9}
}
The goal of this project is to promote Lyme disease prevention and to cultivate an interest in science through a citizen-science project coordinated by researchers at a public university and teachers at rural high schools. The lesson plan is designed to increase student interest in pursuing a science career through participation in an authentic research experience, utilizing a topic that has implications on the health of the surrounding community. Students are introduced in the classroom to… CONTINUE READING