Hoping Again After Disappointment

My second graders eagerly watched as I placed 5 eggs on a mesh screen in the incubator in our classroom. For the next 21 days, I turned the eggs so each side could receive warmth.  On weekends, I carried the large incubator down 2 flights of stairs to the parking lot where I would transport the “chicks” to my home so they could be turned twice a day throughout the weekend. The process seemed like an eternity to my students, but they became increasingly excited as the 21st day approached. However, on the 21st day, we saw no signs of life.

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