Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow
This experiment style series of activities leads youth and adults to a better understanding of the movement of stormwater in natural and developed communities. It's also a great introduction to green infrastructure and stormwater best management practices.
This is an innovative, fun, and hands-on stormwater education curriculum
- It is designed to be used by middle-school aged youth; it is also easily adaptable to older and younger youth and also for adults.
- It is easy to use in classrooms, 4-H clubs, afterschool programs, nature centers, scout meetings and even independently.
- The materials needed to complete the activities are easy to find around the house or in most grocery and craft stores. They are also minimal and affordable.
Additional Resources Referenced in the Curriculum
The following is a list of current Pennsylvania Academic Standards addressed within the Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow curriculum. This list is only comprehensive of 3-5 and 6-8 grades in the subjects of Science and Environment & Ecology.
Tips for using the Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow Curriculum at fairs and community events when time is limited.