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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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Students are scientists

We’re excited to highlight another of our LPS teachers – Marcy Burns, who teaches 5th grade science in Ohio. She and her students are involved

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Scientist Spotlight #7: Chris Walthers

The scientist we’re spotlighting today, Chris Walthers, is a postdoc studying neuroscience/bioengineering at UCLA. He’s been a pen pal in Letters to a Pre-Scientist since

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LPS likes to have fun!

Scientists like to have fun, and pre-scientists do, too! We talked with Ms. Wojnar’s 5th graders and asked them a few questions about having fun

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A letter opening party!

The energy that the pre-scientists feel about Letters to a Pre-Scientist doesn’t only shine through in the letters they write, but in the smiles on their faces when they

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Scientist Spotlight #6: Sarah Crites

It’s not typically considered, but being a scientist can come with a fair share of opportunities to see the world. This might look like going to

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Where in the world is LPS?

Throughout the year, we’ve interviewed some of the scientist pen pals and teachers for the blog and gotten to know about their lives, their students, and their

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Making connections to the “real world”

For our next teacher blog post, we’re excited to hear from Julie Wojnar, a 5th grade teacher from Euclid, Ohio! Hello from Euclid, Ohio!  My

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Letter Opening Party

Each month, we are pleased to host one on the blog one of the teachers who is running Letters to a Pre-Scientist in her classroom.