Trachea and Larynx





What do they do?††††††††††††††


The trachea is a long tube that lets air to the lungs. It also lets air out of the lungs. The larynx is the apart of that lets us talk. It makes vibrations that make sound. The lips and tongue make the words!


Why do we have them?


The reason we have the trachea so air can travel down the lungs. Also we need it so we can breathe out. The reason we have the larynx is so we can talk. Without the larynx or trachea we could not talk.


What do they look like?


The trachea looks like a long tube. The larynx sits at the top of the trachea. The larynx looks like a gate.††††


Can you live without it?


No you canít live without the trachea, because there is no way for the air to get to your lungs. You might be able to but there would be no way you could talk to people. So you can decide if you can live without a larynx.


Where they are in your body?


The Trachea is all the away from your mouth to your lungs. It is the long tube in your throat if you feel your throat you can feel it. The larynx is inside your trachea. It is also in your throat area.


What do they connect to?


They connect to many different things. They connect to the esophagus and the epiglottis. That is what the. That is what the trachea is connected to. The larynx is connected to the trachea.


How do they work?


How the trachea works like a wind tunnel It lets air from the noise or mouth, through to the lungs. So we can breathe! The larynx is like is like a stereo It makes vibrations to let us talk. Air has to pass through to let us talk though.


Interesting tidbits!†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††


Some interesting tidbits are the larynx is called the voice boxes. The trachea is called the windpipe. Cause it looks like a pipe and wind goes down it. Thatís all I got on interesting tidbit.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††


Researched by Jesse