This Rain Garden Species Selection lesson plan also includes:
The activity really comes to life within its intended unit on starting a rain garden. Working in groups, participants research native plants and coordinate them with the conditions in the designated garden area. Give the class access to the Internet or field guides on the local flora to help them make plant selections.
- Reinforces collaboration among classmates
- Stimulates critical thinking as applied to a real-world scenario
- Lesson plan provides detailed instruction for all important considerations
- An extensive plant species list and neatly formatted worksheets are included