Hen Reproductive Physiology Lesson (CTE)


This lesson includes the anatomy of the hen reproductive system and the stages of embryo development.


This lesson is part 3 of 4 in the animal science portion of the chicken co-op project. In this lesson, students will identify the anatomy of the female reproductive system of chickens and the stages of embryo development.

Lesson Times

2-3 55 minute class periods
2-3 Class Periods

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources
    • Animal Science
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


Next Generation Science Standards (1)
California's 2013 CTE Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Label and describe the major parts of the hen reproductive system.
  • Illustrate the development of a chicken from embryo to chick.

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