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July 20, 2012

NC Museum of Natural Sciences Education Blog

Congratulations are in order (again) for the Micro World snail “parents’ in our aquarium. We have snail eggs developing!!!  This time, we noticed the egg patch and are now doing a little project to monitor their development. We are taking photographs on our EVOS microscope every day, morning and afternoon, to check on their development and progress toward hatching. We will post this series soon so you can see the progression.

We invite everyone to come by and visit the patch of eggs we are monitoring on our aquarium tank, as well as the patch of eggs we are monitoring on the microscope.

Visitors have been asking questions about snails, snail shells and snail development, so we will be posting answers to visitor questions in the next couple of posts. Stay tuned for those!

To see an overview of the activities about this in the Micro World lab, here’s a…

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