Frog spawn collected from the school pond. The frogspawn that you see floating is made up of thousands of single eggs, each one having a tiny black tadpole embryo surrounded in jelly. Frogs lay so many eggs because as they do not look after their young most do not survive to adulthood
Day 2 of frog cam - There are some small changes to the shape of the embryo.
Day 3 of Frog cam - look carefully and you will see our tadpoles begin to move.
Day 4 of frog cam - Very exciting
The tadpoles have begun to hatch. Tadpoles need to breathe air just like us, but use gills instead of lungs, look closely and you can see the gills.