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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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Looking back: the long-term impact of LPS

Some members of the class of students that participated in the inaugural year of Letters to a Pre-Scientist in 2010 have now entered college! Meet

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Learning Adventures in Ohio

Each year, we ask the teachers hosting Letters to a Pre-Scientist to each write a blog post, to give the rest of the LPS community some insight

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LPS is growing – and fundraising!

For the first time this summer, Letters to a Pre-Scientist had more qualified teachers apply to host our program in their classroom than we could

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Hacking LPS

Benjamin Nelson is an astronomy postdoc and data scientist at Northwestern University. He originally got involved with LPS as a letter writer in late 2015. He

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Welcome back!

Welcome back to the start of another school year! We’re excited to introduce you to the teachers whose classrooms will be participating in LPS this year,

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Pre-scientists visit Northwestern!

Louisa Savereide, one of our Classroom Coordinators, went above and beyond to give the pre-scientists in Bridget Heneghan’s classroom the opportunity to see science in

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Q&A with the LPS founders

It’s hard to believe that LPS is already moving into its eighth year of inspiring pre-scientists across the United States! To celebrate the occasion, we

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Registration is open!

Registration is now open for scientists and teachers to participate in LPS in 2017-18! We have a variety of participation options available: Teachers, click here to register

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Even strawberries have DNA

Since the beginning of the year, pre-scientists across the U.S. have been engaging with scientists and expanding their understanding of the world around them. We