School Enrichment Programs
"4-H teaches science and life skills at school, home and on the Web."
Hatching Chicks in the Classroom
The benefit of partnering with MU Extension for your Embryology program, is that you also have the resources of many other Land-grant Universities as well. Below are various resources from a number of other universities that you may find useful.
2014 Delivery Dates
February 24, March 10, March 31, April 28
Resources for lesson plans, experiments, etc.
Resources from the Canadian Egg Industry: This site has lesson plans, science experiments, posters, handouts and worksheets that can be ordered free, or printed out.
Hatching Classroom Projects Grades 2-5, Teacher Guide (PDF), National 4-H Curriculum
Experiments in Poultry Science, Grades 6-8, Helpers Guide (PDF), National 4-H Curriculum
4-H Embryology: A School Enrichment Program, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County – Eggcellent Site!! This site has a wealth of resources, including a LIVE “4-H Egg-cam” where your students can watch the happenings of UNL’s incubator in real-time.
Embryology in the Classroom, Pennsylvania State University
USDA Education and Outreach – lessons plans on Agriculture in general
University of Illinois Extension Embryology
The Beginning of Life, Virginia Cooperative Extension (Lesson plans start on page 7.)
Hatch Games 1 - word scramble, true/false, word search, crosswords
Hatch Games 2 - color sheets, circle the answer, connect the dots
Photos & movie clips
Animal Health and Safety
Human Health and Safety
Would you like to offer the 4-H School Enrichment Program Hatching Chicks in the Classroom to your students?
For more information please contact Michelle Klem, 660-665-9866.
Registration Form (PDF)
Teacher Evaluation (to be filled out by teacher after program completed to receive $10.00 rebate)