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

Two girls on either side of a desk reading a letter.

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,

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Updates on the wildfire in Paradise, CA

Many scientist pen pals have continued to reach out to the LPS team with concern over their pre-scientist pen pals from Mr. Kessler’s class in


Mr. Ohama’s class opens their letters

It’s that time of year again – most of our participating classrooms had their first letter opening day last week! Here’s a peek into letter

Map of the world with pinpoints showing the location of the LPS team, pen pals, and participating classrooms.

Where in the world is LPS this year?

With the Letters to a Pre-Scientist network growing every year, it’s exciting to see where our pre-scientists and scientists are coming from! This year, we

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LPS recognized by Nature Research award!

The Letters to a Pre-Scientist team is thrilled to announce that we were longlisted for the Nature Research Innovating Science Award! This prestigious award recognizes

Two students setting up a paper and marble diagram of the solar system.

Astronomy Education

This edition of a teacher blog post is courtesy of Calypso Harmon’s 8th grade science classroom in California, and how she incorporated hands-on learning during her students’


Benefits of cross-curricular education

by Lucy Madden, CEO Teams of middle school math, science, history, and language arts teachers all over the US are engaging in the best practice


Recap of the year

It’s hard to believe that another school year is coming to an end! For Letters to a Pre-Scientist, this was our biggest year yet. We reached