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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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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

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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,