Rain to Drain – Slow the Flow

An innovative, fun, and hands-on stormwater education curriculum

Rain to Drain – Slow the Flow is a hands-on stormwater education curriculum available from Penn State Extension and Pennsylvania 4-H in print.

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.

  • 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.

Toolkit Resources:

  • Materials List
  • Pre-return Checklist

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