WONDER #1417: Why Do Your Lungs Burn When You Run in the Cold?
Question 1 of 3
What is the scientific name for the windpipe?
- nasal cavity
- blood vessel
Question 2 of 3
When you inhale cold air, your body works to warm the air and make sure it has enough what before it enters your lungs?
Question 3 of 3
Cells lining the trachea can become irritated by cold air because what occurs?
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