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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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The Wasteland Reclamation Project

Each month, we feature one of our teachers on the blog and ask them to write a bit about their classroom experience with LPS. This

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Scientist Spotlight #9: Amy Nusbaum

In this Scientist Spotlight post, welcome to Amy Nusbaum, an LPS pen pal for the past two years! In addition to this Spotlight, she’s written

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Challenges of low-income schools

In a recent survey, less than 25% of scientist pen pals reported LPS increasing their awareness of the challenges of teaching and learning in low-income schools. In

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The best advocates for LPS

Each month, we feature one of our teachers on the blog and ask them to write a bit about their classroom experience with LPS. This

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Hello from Northglenn, Colorado

My name is Tara Kawalec and I teach 8th grade science at Northglenn Middle School, in Northglenn, Colorado, which is just 15 minutes north of

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Fundraising Campaign Results

Thank you, thank you, thank you!   Thank you so much to everybody who contributed to our Fall in Love with Science fundraising campaign last month.

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Scientist Spotlight #8: Rachel Toczydlowski

It’s our first Scientist Spotlight of this school year, and we’re excited to highlight 3rd-time pen pal Rachel Toczydlowski, a PhD student at the University

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What is letter opening day?

The pre-scientists wait eagerly for their letters, trickling in over weeks until every students’ letter has reached their classroom from all over the world. The anticipation

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Of course she was hardworking and creative

Bridget Heneghan is a science teacher in Chicago, and is participating in Letters to a Pre-Scientist for the second year. Here, she discusses the importance