Grades K-5 (Kit)
Each breed of chicken has specific genes which indicate what it will look like, how many eggs it will produce, how large its body will be, etc. Use the Chicken Genetics Matching Cards to discover the basic genetic characteristics found in various breeds of chickens. This kit includes 8 matching cards, 8 description cards, answer key, and chicken characteristics worksheet master. This activity can be found in the lesson plan From Chicken little to Chicken Big Lesson Plan.
For additional lesson plans associated with this resource, visit the National Agricultural Curriculum Matrix.