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Helpful resources

Here’s more information about raising chicks in the classroom.

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Incubator setup: step by step

Watch this video to review setup and use of your new incubator!

More ChickQuest resources

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ChickQuest: A classroom journey through the life cycle of chickens

2 lessons, 8 files
What is the life cycle of a developing chick? From monitoring living eggs to observing chicks, these STEM activities pique curiosity, encourage collaboration and communication, and provide young scientists with unforgettable experiences. …
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Life cycle of chickens (Elementary)

How long does it take a chicken egg to hatch? What is happening within the egg? This course describes the stages of chick development from embryo to hatchling.

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e-learning

Structure and function of eggs (Elementary)

How can a shell protect a developing chick in an egg? This course describes the structure of a chicken’s egg and how it functions to protect the chick until it hatches.

ChickQuest stories

Hear about other ChickQuest experiences!

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Leawood’s life cycles

May 18, 2022
Students at Leawood Elementary School in Columbus are taking part in a building-wide Life Cycle Extravaganza. “Each grade level takes a life cycle to study for the month of May. It is turning out great, but the Leawood Hatchery is the most exciting …
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ChickQuest learning: it’s a big deal!

May 6, 2022
Susan Scott, a basic skills educator for Cleveland Metropolitan School District, is taking her students through the ChickQuest program. AND she’s extending their learning in some creative ways! Her students wrote persuasive letters of request for …
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ChickQuest learning

May 5, 2022
Third grade teacher Tracy Germann at Saint Rose Catholic School was one of the 50 teachers who received ChickQuest student logbooks and an egg coupon thanks to the generosity of the Ohio Soybean Council and GrowNextGen. Her students are enjoying the …
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ChickQuest is amazing!

Mar 30, 2022
ChickQuest is a wonderful way to engage your elementary students with hands-on STEM lessons. Though nothing can compare with hatching chicks, these classroom activities really help students learn in a fun way! Here are some photos from the …
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Ready for ChickQuest!

Mar 2, 2022
Kindergarten teacher Megan Smith at Berne Union Elementary was one of the 50 ChickQuest grant winners, receiving a set of student logbooks and a coupon for eggs to hatch. She sent this message about her class: “Hello! We just received our eggs! I’ve …
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ChickQuest in a chilly season

Jan 27, 2022
32 dedicated educators braved single-digit temperatures to attend a recent ChickQuest workshop in Columbus. This program, combining engaging STEM lessons with the opportunity (and supplies!) to hatch chicks in the classroom, is so popular that some …