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What are the main parts and organs of the respiratory system?
nose, trachea and lungs
What happens to your breathing rate and your heart when you exercise?
breathing and heart rates will increase
What happens to your breathing rate and your heart when you are done exercising?
breathing and heart rates will decrease
Why does your breathing and heart rate increase when you exercise? Explain.
Breathing and heart rate increase because you need more oxygen and to get more oxygen your heart has to pump more to get more oxygen between the air into the blood in the lungs to your body.
Where does the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide occur between the air and blood?
in the air sacs called alveoli in the lungs
What human body system does the respiratory system work with to bring oxygen into the blood?
works with the circulatory system to bring oxygen into the blood and occurs in the lungs
Gas exchange occurs most often between which two human body systems?
respiratory and circulatory systems work together for gas exchange to happen