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All living things grow, change and have young.
An egg is made up of only two parts: The white and the yolk.
Some eggs contain chicks while others are only for eating.
Eggs do not contain any nutrients useful for growing bodies.
Only fertilised eggs become chickens.
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).
Watch the video to learn about the different parts of an egg.
Watch the video to learn about how an egg forms.
Watch the video to see how a chick develops.
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Drag the correct image onto the box to create the lifecycle of a hen.
Watch the video to see how a baby chick grows.
Click each part of the human body to learn how eggs help the body keep healthy and strong.
Eggs contain Vitamin A helpful for vision.
Eggs are a great source of phosphorous, which is essential for healthy teeth.
Eggs contain many nutrients, vitamins and minerals which support and strengthen the organs in our bodies.
Eggs contain Vitamin E for healthy cells.
Eggs contain vitamin B12 and folic acid which help to strengthen brittle, cracked nails.
Eggs provide protein which support and promote muscle development.
Eggs can strengthen dry and brittle hair as they contain a high sulphur content and a wide array of vitamins and minerals.
Eggs contain iron which transports oxygen in the blood and produce energy.
The compounds found in eggs keep your skin clear of infections and pimples, rebuild your skin and may protect you from skin cancer.
The B Group of Vitamins help release energy from food during digestion.
Eggs contain Vitamin D which helps calcium absorption.
An egg is made up of four main parts: the outer shell, shell membrane, albumen and the yolk.
A hen lays an egg every 2 weeks.
If an egg has not been fertilised we can cook and eat it.
If an egg is fertilised a baby chicken may grow.
Baby chickens will grow and change until they are ready to produce young of their own. This is called a lifecycle.
A hen can lay eggs 7 days after it is born.
All living things grow, change and have offspring whether they are hens, butterflies, frogs or people.
Eggs are a very nutritious food.
Eggs contain protein which helps our muscles to grow strong.
Eggs contain many nutrients, vitamins and minerals. These benefit the skin, hair, nails, teeth, bones, eyes and blood.