Notre Dame science students and faculty will distribute lead test kits to 1,340 students at Adams High School on Monday, Nov. 20 and Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. This simple kit is used to collect dust, soil, and paint samples for lead testing.
To allow your high school student to participate in our in-home lead-testing program, please fill out this permission slip.
These lead sampling kit instructions show you, step-by-step, how to collect lead samples from soil, paint, and dust in your home.
You'll also want to watch this PowerPoint presentation on lead testing, and the videos, below.
Learn more about our program:
How to use the Lead Testing Kit
Taking the soil sample
Taking the paint chip sample
Taking the old dust sample
Taking the outside dust sample
Taking the window sill dust sample