What is Cholesterol? - Lesson for Kids


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Cholesterol is _____.

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1. The two types of cholesterol are _____ and _____.

2. Which of these statements about where cholesterol comes from is TRUE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Where does cholesterol come from? Are there different kinds of cholesterol? You will need to be prepared to answer these types of questions when you use this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will need to be able to do the following to correctly answer the quiz questions:

  • Define cholesterol
  • Name the two types of cholesterol
  • Identify a true statement about where cholesterol comes from
  • Describe HDL cholesterol
  • Note what is true about LDL cholesterol

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand important information from the lesson, such as the types of cholesterol
  • Defining key concepts - show that you know the meaning of 'cholesterol'
  • Information recall - remember what HDL cholesterol is
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to select true statements about LDL cholesterol and where cholesterol comes from

Additional Learning

If you still want to learn more about this substance, you can do so with the lesson called What is Cholesterol? - Lesson for Kids. You can expect to learn:

  • What blood vessels are
  • Helpful tips for remembering the difference between the two types of cholesterol
  • Ways you can keep your blood vessels free of bad cholesterol