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    All living things grow, change and have young.

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    Q2.

    An egg is made up of only two parts: The white and the yolk.

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    Some eggs contain chicks while others are only for eating.

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    Q4.

    Eggs do not contain any nutrients useful for growing bodies.

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    Q5.

    Only fertilised eggs become chickens.

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    Egg Layers Matching Activity

    These are some of the parts of an egg. Drag them onto the cut out in order of what layer you would find them (inside to outside).

    Outer shell layer Shell membrane layer Yolk Albumen
  • Parts of an egg - Video

    Watch the video to learn about the different parts of an egg.

  • How an egg forms - Video

    Watch the video to learn about how an egg forms.

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    Development of a chick - video

    Watch the video to see how a chick develops.

    ©Poultry CRC 2013

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    Lifecycle of a hen - game

    Drag the correct image onto the box to create the lifecycle of a hen.

  • How a baby chick grows - video

    Watch the video to see how a baby chick grows.

  • Eggs - great for growing bodies game

    Click each part of the human body to learn how eggs help the body keep healthy and strong.

    X Eyes
    Eggs contain Vitamin A helpful for vision.

    X Teeth
    Eggs are a great source of phosphorous, which is essential for healthy teeth.

    X Organs
    Eggs contain many nutrients, vitamins and minerals which support and strengthen the organs in our bodies.

    X Cells
    Eggs contain Vitamin E for healthy cells.

    X Nails
    Eggs contain vitamin B12 and folic acid which help to strengthen brittle, cracked nails.

    X Muscles
    Eggs provide protein which support and promote muscle development.

    X Hair
    Eggs can strengthen dry and brittle hair as they contain a high sulphur content and a wide array of vitamins and minerals.

    X Blood
    Eggs contain iron which transports oxygen in the blood and produce energy.

    X Skin
    The compounds found in eggs keep your skin clear of infections and pimples, rebuild your skin and may protect you from skin cancer.

    X Digestive System
    The B Group of Vitamins help release energy from food during digestion.

    X Bones
    Eggs contain Vitamin D which helps calcium absorption.

    Eyes Teeth Organs Cells Nails Muscles Hair Blood Skin Digestive System Bones
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    An egg is made up of four main parts: the outer shell, shell membrane, albumen and the yolk.

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    A hen lays an egg every 2 weeks.

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    If an egg has not been fertilised we can cook and eat it.

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    If an egg is fertilised a baby chicken may grow.

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    Baby chickens will grow and change until they are ready to produce young of their own. This is called a lifecycle.

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    A hen can lay eggs 7 days after it is born.

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    All living things grow, change and have offspring whether they are hens, butterflies, frogs or people.

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    Eggs are a very nutritious food.

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    Eggs contain protein which helps our muscles to grow strong.

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    Q10.

    Eggs contain many nutrients, vitamins and minerals. These benefit the skin, hair, nails, teeth, bones, eyes and blood.

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