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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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Soap for STEM Education

Letters to a Pre-Scientist is grateful for the support of our sponsors! The following story about fundraising was contributed by Mahal Bugay from the Student

Two students reading letters from their scientist pen pals.
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The value of STEM mentors

How did you choose your career? How did you know what college to go to? How did you learn what to do when you felt

Student sitting next to a tray full of beakers, recording observations on a sheet of paper.
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Ms. Cocca’s Pre-Scientists

by Ms. Cocca, 7th grade teacher in CA. Read all of the LPS teacher blog posts here. Great teachers are the ones that reveal the

Girl sits at a classroom table handwriting a reply to her pen pal.
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Excitement, Chaos, and Quiet Moments

by Ms. Cronmiller, 6th grade teacher in CA. Find all of the teacher blog posts here. This poem illustrates the excitement, chaos, and quiet moments

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Student-Led Pond Investigations

Mrs. Haney’s students kicked off 5th grade with a science investigation project! We ask each of our teachers to share a glimpse into their classroom

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AAAS Family Science Days recap

LPS leadership and scientist volunteers had a blast participating in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Family Science Days in DC over

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Big City, Bigger World

Our next teacher blog post comes from Sarah Murphy, a 6th grade teacher in Chicago. Read all of the blog posts written by LPS teachers

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Apply to grad school for free

It’s fair to say that I wouldn’t be in grad school if not for all the fee waivers I received. How many people didn’t pursue

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Leadership Retreat in LA

It’s hard to believe that LPS has been operating for 8+ years and yet most members of our leadership team have never met in person