For many pre-kindergarten students in the Austin area, it’s clear the egg came before the chicken. Long before.
“Maybe 25 days,” guessed 5-year-old Sanchez Elementary student Ayianna Williams. She and her classmates — and students in dozens of other classes in Austin-area schools — are waiting for chicken eggs to hatch. It’s a 21-day wait that is part of an ongoing lesson on the life cycle.
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CORRECTION: A photo caption accompanying this story has been updated to correctly identify Sanchez Elementary student Ayianna Williams.