Canadian Poultry Magazine

PEI students get farm life experience hatching eggs

By CBC News   

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‘I think that they'll never have breakfast again and look at an egg the same way’.

A new program that allows second-graders to watch the daily development of fertilized eggs is getting rave reviews from some Prince Edward Island teachers.

Called Egg to Chick, the program supplies classrooms with fertilized eggs, an incubator and a special light called an egg candler, so children can watch the development of each chick inside the egg. Within about 20 days, students get to watch the chicks hatch.

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