4-H Embryology: A School Enrichment Project
4-H Embryology School Enrichment has started in our local schools. Watch eggs hatch on the live web cam through late spring! We will soon be starting session three.
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Students learn how to candle chicken eggs so they can check the health of growing embryos in 4-H Embryology. Photo by Vicki Jedlicka
Students hatch their eggs and then care for the chicks until they are picked up by 4-H staff. Photo by Vicki Jedlicka
In Lancaster County, Nebraska, Embryology is part of the Lincoln Public Schools core curriculum. Every third grade student in the school system takes part in the project.
Photo by Vicki Jedlicka
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You can watch chicks hatch at school or at home on 4-H EGG Cam. Chicks hatching now through late spring.
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In 2017, Lancaster County 4-H engaged 35,946 youth through clubs, school enrichment and after-school programs. 1,946 adults volunteered. Lancaster County, 4-H is a cooperative effort between University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and the Lancaster County government.
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