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

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

Students standing behind a fence. On the other side of the fence is a field of cattails.
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Outside the walls of a classroom

Throughout the year, we ask each of the teachers hosting Letters to a Pre-Scientist in their classroom to share a bit about their science classroom.

Lizard in a cage, perched on a stick.
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Sixth grade science

Throughout the year, we take a peek into the classrooms hosting Letters to a Pre-Scientist. In this post, Ms. Farmer shares the excitement of her

Two girls on either side of a desk reading a letter.
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A peek into letter opening day

Throughout the year, each of the teachers hosting Letters to a Pre-Scientist is asked to write a blog post about their science classroom. In this post,