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Gardenroots: A Citizen Science Garden Project

In partnership with community members, Gardenroots aims to: Evaluate environmental quality and the potential exposure to contaminants of concern (COC) near active or legacy resource extraction and hazardous waste sites; Successfully communicate the study results to all participating individuals and families; Disseminate the results broadly in order to appropriately influence community prevention practices and environmental decision-making.

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Geographic Scope: All US, specifically AZ

Project Status: Active - recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Learning, Measurement, Observation, Photography, Sample analysis, Site selection and/or description,

Start Date: 2008 August

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Fields of Science: Chemistry, Education, Food

Intended Outcomes: Research development, Civic and community, Individual learning,