Years ago Communicable Diseases were the main "killer" that people had to worry about. However modern medicine has come up with ways to treat these diseases. So now the main diseases people need to worry about are Noncommunicable Diseases.
Turn to page 174 and jot down the five vocabulary words:
Now go ahead and watch this short video:
Noncommunicable Diseases in a Minute
After you watch the video go back to the text, and with your partner, look up each of these vocabulary words and jot down a definition for each of them in your STEM journal. You'll need to skim over each page to find the word and its definition.
Now go take this quiz to see what you know!
Arthritis is a disease of the joints
Diabetes happens because your body can't process sugar.
Heart Disease is the clogging of the body's arteries.