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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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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

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The Marshmallow Challenge!

My students are working hard to learn the DEAL design process within our forces and motion unit. As a STEM middle school, we focus on

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March/April Update

Just in time for Earth Day, students are learning about ecosystems around the world. Before diving into ecosystems, we finished learning about rocks, minerals and

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February Update

Wow! It is hard to believe, we are already in our third quarter of 6th grade! With our winter break in December and settling back

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November Update

November was all about energy, which is pretty much always the case in a 6th grade classroom. This time our energy was focused on trying