First graders at Meadowlark Elementary School: Make Way for Poultry
May 15, 2019
The first graders at Meadowlark Elementary School have been studying life cycles, and to make the experience more memorable and indelible, their teacher Mrs. Tammy Edwards decided to give them a visual. So, a month ago, she contacted René Brown and secured eighteen chicken eggs for incubation. Carmen Van Voast also donated eggs to the project.
After twenty-one days of monitoring incubator conditions, observing embryo development, reading stories, drawing life-cycle diagrams, writing about the stages in a chicken's life, and learning terminology like blood vessels, air sac, and membranes...