This Getting the Word Out activity & project also includes:
An appropriate way to celebrate and conclude the construction of a rain garden is to share it with the community. Small groups collaborate to design an outreach product such as a PowerPoint presentation, brochure, or poster, to draw attention to the rain garden and increase awareness of how rain gardens help improve water quality. This activity is the culmination of an entire unit dedicated to creating and constructing a rain garden, but it could possibly be done following some research on the benefits of rain gardens.
- Succinctly written lesson plan includes a rubric for assessing finished products
- Allows creativity
- Fosters community service and teamwork