Blech! Yuck! PU! Recipe for Tick Soup will gross you out! Read it under the Insect section of Sci4Kids. Then show those creepy, crawly, little bloodsuckers you've got them licked!
Use information from the story and from the clues to unscramble the words below.
|R-H-A-S-C-I-D-A-N||examples include ticks, spiders, and mites; have 8 legs||__________________|
|L-U-L-B-S-Y-E-E S-A-R-H||forms around the tick bite area||__________________|
|C-E-T-H-S-I-M||studies the basis of physical substances||__________________|
|P-S-E-O-R-S||pods in which fungi can survive outside a host||__________________|
|the bacterium that causes Lyme disease||__________________|
|S-E-N-T-A-O-M-E-D||roundworms; used in a spray to help the deer tick problem||__________________|
|M-E-L-Y S-E-D-E-I-A-S||a flu-like illness spread by ticks||__________________|
|T-E-L-U-C-I-C||a tick's outer covering||__________________|
|R-A-P-S-I-T-A-E||survives at the expense of another organism, the "host"||__________________|
Wrap It Up! On a separate sheet of paper, tell briefly what Dolores
Hill and Patricia Allen are trying to do in their research. Why
is this research important?
Need an idea for a research paper? Try this one on Lyme disease...
Write about Lyme disease and its control. Include facts such as where it was first discovered, prevalence, how the disease is spread, geographic distribution, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control strategies (including the research conducted at USDA's Agricultural Research Service).
Here are some good web site references to get you started:
Tackling Ticks That Spread Lyme Disease http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/AR/archive/mar98/tick0398.htm
Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Diseases http://www.niaid.nih.gov/publications/tick.htm
Getting Lyme Disease To Take a Hike http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/CONSUMER/CON00281.html
American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc. http://www.aldf.com/
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