The Respiratory System

By: Eva F, Cristina G, Avery S, and Sarah W

What is the Respiratory System?

It is a system in the body where oxygen is taken into the body and you release carbon dioxide. The organs in this system include the lungs, heart, veins, and artieries.

Vocabulary

Nasal Passage- It's a passage through the nose and mouth that brings oxygen through.

Pharynx- A tube like passageway for food, liquid, and air.

Larynx- It's another name for voice box. It's where the vocal chords are to make you speak.

Trachea- It's the windpipe connected to the lungs that brings oxygen through the system.

Bronchi- The branches inside the lungs.

The main organs

Fun facts and activities

Fun fact:

Each day you breathe about 20,000 times!


Fun Video!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4zOXOM6wgE