Upper Respiratory Tract: Lesson for Kids


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Your nostrils are part of your _____.

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1. Your _____ is a common passageway for both food and air.

2. The _____ is a flap of tissue inside your throat that prevents food from going into your windpipe.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo let you find out what you know about the upper respiratory system. You will need to identify the major parts of its anatomy and how they are used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these questions to see if you understand:

  • The passageway for food and air
  • How food is kept from entering your windpipe
  • Other names for the voice box

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as what part of your body the nostrils are found in
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what shared passage carries food and air into your body
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the scientific names for the windpipe and voice box

Additional Learning

If you would like a better understanding of this part of human anatomy, review the lesson titled Upper Respiratory Tract: Lesson for Kids. You will explore topics like:

  • The reason you have mucous in your nose
  • How the voice box makes sound
  • The dangers of choking