Skip to main content

How do the lungs work? - Emma Bryce

2,989,554 Views

72,065 Questions Answered

TEDEd Animation

Let’s Begin…

When you breathe, you transport oxygen to the body’s cells to keep them working, while also clearing your system of the carbon dioxide that this work generates. How do we accomplish this crucial and complex task without even thinking about it? Emma Bryce takes us into the lungs to investigate how they help keep us alive. 

About TED-Ed Animations

TED-Ed Animations feature the words and ideas of educators brought to life by professional animators. Are you an educator or animator interested in creating a TED-Ed Animation? Nominate yourself here »

Meet The Creators

  • Educator Emma Bryce
  • Director Andrew Zimbelman
  • Producer Andrea Sertz Jew
  • Composer Dave Feddock
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

More from Getting Under Our Skin