New Feathers in the Family: The Science Behind Hatching Chickens at School

Athena
4 min readSep 11, 2023

Introduction

What better way to foster a love for science than through a hands-on, interactive experiment? And what could be more interactive than hatching chickens right in the classroom? When my son, a dedicated science teacher, decided to incorporate a chicken-hatching experiment into his curriculum, I insisted that I get the chickens after. My husband helped choose the eggs for the class. He chose eggs that were primarily Jersey Giants because of the egg size. Here’s a look at this fascinating…

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Athena

Mom of three boys. Computer programmer living in the country with my husband focusing on my hobbies and youngest son. https://ko-fi.com/athenaandrew