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We’re excited to share these stories, tips and updates from Letters to a Pre-Scientist community members!

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Changing the STEM Field

This year, our scholars started learning about the STEM field.  We first learned what it stands for: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  We then learned

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Adventures in 5th grade science

One of my big goals going into my 2nd year of teaching was to include more problem based learning, labs, and projects in the classroom.

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Letter Opening Day #2

It just so happened that all the letters came in right before our winter break, so we spend our last few days of school opening

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Meet the scientists

When we first started Letters to a Pre-Scientist during the 2010-2011 school year, we had just over 100 committed scientists volunteering as pen pals. The

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A look inside Ms. Parker’s classroom

Today’s post was written by Ms. Parker, who teaches 5th grade pre-scientists in Halifax, NC.  It’s October! I can hardly believe a month of school

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A reflection and a challenge…

As we approach the middle of September we are finishing up the matching of scientists with prescientists, and are ecstatic to enter our fourth year