Knowledge will be crude oil of 21st century
Commissioner Maire Geoghegan Quinn 

Twitter Science

It’s November. Halloween is over. Christmas is ages away despite what the shops are telling you. How about another Twitter project? The last time we tried this, we had about 20 schools tweeting away to each other and a number of interesting conversations came about. The first experiment asked schools to get to know a little bit about each other and resulted in some interesting information useful for geography classes. The second one brought schools together to look and respond to a piece of art. Some schools even took inspiration from a piece of art and we shared our own creations. This time, we’re going to try a new subject: Science. National Science Week comes up in November so let’s see how we can use Twitter. The plan will be to share all the great science being done in schools during science week using Twitter. We’ll use the hashtag...