Big changes are afoot for our Alpenglow chickens!
After careful consideration and consultation with our chicken expert, Mr. Callum, it has been decided that the current cohort of chickens, raised by Alpenglow students in 2017, will be relocated to join Mr. Callum's brood of chickens. This spring Alpenglow students will raise a new cohort of chicks which will eventually move into the chicken coop to live and lay eggs happily. We will begin this process right after Spring Break by incubating chicken eggs in the Gr. 3/4 classroom. Our Grade 3 students, who will be studying Life Cycles for our next science unit, will be closely monitoring the eggs, and once hatched they will care for the new chicks until the late spring/early summer when they will be ready to move into the coop. Observing and caring for the eggs and chicks will provide rich experiential learning opportunities directly tied to science, health and other areas of study.
Keep watch here in the coming months as we follow the new eggs/chicks as they hatch & grow!
Alpenglow School Poultry Journey
Alpenglow students and their teachers are on an Educational Poultry Journey creating a chicken coop and raising chickens.