Lesson 3

Local Stormwater Systems

The details of this lesson can be found in the manual, starting on page 77. Information specific to your school can be found in your guides. Review this information to learn where the stormwater from your school’s neighborhood pipes goes. There is also a teacher training video showing the leading of a schoolyard investigation.

Display Materials:
  • When It Rains, It Pours video
  • Effects of Urbanization on Stream Ecosystems video
  • Drained: Urban Stormwater Pollution video
  • Local Stormwater Systems: Tacoma slide deck pptx file, PDF file
  • Your school-specific Guide slide deck found here.
Teacher Resource: