Baby birds and reptiles grow in eggs. The egg gives the baby animal protection and food. That baby animal hatches from the egg. These days at school we could see how chicks hatch from eggs with the help of an incubator. It was very interesting and chicks are so cute!

In our English sessions we found out about eggs and oviparous animals.

This is the inside o a chicken egg.

egg-structure

The albumen protects the chick
The shell is hard. It protects the chick.
The yolk has food for the chick.

Birds lay eggs with hard shells. Ostriches lay the biggest eggs. Humming birds lay the smallest eggs.

Tortoises, turtles and lizards are reptiles. Reptiles lay eggs with soft shells.

Chick Hatching From Egg
Watch a baby chicken hatch from its egg. The video is worth the viewing.