Heart Disease Lesson for Kids: Facts & Information


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As of 2016, what is the leading cause of death in Americans?

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1. What is angina?

2. What part of your heart gets clogged and is one of the main causes of heart disease?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are some signs of heart disease? How can you do your best to make sure you don't get heart disease? These are the types of questions you can expect to see on this quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you use this quiz/worksheet assessment, you will be asked to do the following:

  • Name the leading cause of death in the U.S.
  • Define angina
  • Identify the part of the heart that gets clogged, which causes heart disease
  • Recognize the symptoms of heart disease
  • Describe a way that heart disease can be prevented

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand important information from the lesson, such as the symptoms of heart disease
  • Defining a key concept - show that you understand what the word 'angina' means
  • Information recall - remember what causes the most deaths in the U.S. as of 2016

Additional Learning

As you can see, it's important to keep our hearts healthy and to know as much as we can about heart disease. To learn more, you can read the lesson called Heart Disease Lesson for Kids: Facts & Information, which will teach you:

  • How many Americans suffer from heart disease every year
  • Another term for heart disease
  • What things can lead to heart disease