Students find science answers through Twitter

A high school science teacher has students tweet questions to experts

By Bethany Brookshire, 18:56 PM March 27, 2014

When matter enters a black hole, where does it go?

Some students may try to answer this question by surfing the Web or reading a book. But now, with the power of Twitter, teens can ask a scientist directly.

For an hour on the second Thursday of every month, students, teachers and science enthusiasts can tweet questions, and scientists will be on hand to answer. At 8 p.m. central time, they just go to the Twitter website and search for the hashtag “#scistuchat.” It stands for science student cha...

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