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2024 Incubation & Embryology Program

Grundy & Will Counties
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Bring a hands-on science learning opportunity to your classroom – hatch eggs and raise chicks!


Teachers, are you looking for a hands-on science program for your classroom? Families, are you looking for something unique to do at home that is exciting and a great learning opportunity? Illinois Extension is once again offering the University of Illinois Incubation & Embryology Classroom

This course is designed to provide elementary and high school teachers, youth facilitators, and educators with knowledge on the chicken's egg, its importance to man, and its role in the reproduction of the species. Course content will be oriented to train teachers to conduct classroom incubation and embryonic development projects.

New teachers are required to attend one of two virtual trainings.

Pre-registration is required.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact