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Using Rain Gardens As a Teaching Tool

As part of a comprehensive rain garden program for Fort Wayne, City Utilities has developed an educational curriculum to help teachers in grades K through 12 use rain gardens as a teaching tool. Whether you have a rain garden at your school or not, you can use the currciulum to teach a variety of subjects from science and math to social studies and language arts.

The curriculum consists of five modules with background information, classroom activities and resource material. The entire curriculum is available on CD that can be requested by e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

City Utilities offers workshops where you learn how to use the curriculum and try some of the activities. We'll bring the workshop right to your school. Please use the email address above to schedule a workshop.

Executive Summary

Table of Contents

Materials Needed

Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4