Investigate whether plants slow the flow of water by doing this simple experiment. Slowing the flow of water in the landscape is important to reduce flooding and to help store more water for times of low rainfall.


Download BART’s activity sheet to guide you through set up, what results to collect and what the results might mean.

Suitable for: KS1, KS2 and KS3, ages 6 – 14

Great activity for: science skills, environmental awareness