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Start of street lighting in 18th century Dundee

Start of street lighting in 18th century Dundee | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
I’ve just been revisiting references I found to the start of street lighting in 18th century Dundee. Street lighting spread throughout Britain from the 18th century onwards, with larger towns...
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Lighting began with wood fire...

followed by candles, gas, electricity, LEDs...

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this topic collects and archives old and new data on the history of public lighting.

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Los Angeles International Airport pylons will go dark Saturday for Earth Hour - The Daily Breeze

Los Angeles International Airport pylons will go dark Saturday for Earth Hour - The Daily Breeze | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
The 100-foot-tall pylons that illuminate the Century Boulevard entrance to Los Angeles International Airport will go dark for one hour Saturday as part of Earth Hour.The coordinated worldwide effort aims to raise public awareness of climate cha...
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City Street Lights at Night in Europe

Free video about lighting in Europe. This free video was created for you by http://epsos.de and can be used for free under the creative commons license with the attribution of epSos.de as the...
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Let there be light! Illuminating the V&A in the nineteenth century

Let there be light! Illuminating the V&A in the nineteenth century | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Did you know that the V&A was the first museum in the world to use gaslight in its galleries?
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Archive: Lighting Belfast to Bangor road

Archive: Lighting Belfast to Bangor road | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
A scheme to reduce road accidents along the Belfast to Bangor road by installing street lighting is switched on by then Under Secretary of State, Don Concannon.
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30 charming old pictures of when the streets of Cardiff were first lit up

30 charming old pictures of when the streets of Cardiff were first lit up | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
It's Cardiff as you may not remember it, as we look back on when the capital's streets were first lit up
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Turn off the lights

Turn off the lights | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago anyone could admire the stars sprinkled across the night sky. Fewer skyscrapers and populous safety streetlights meant today’s sleepless lights-on cities were largely dark. You coul...
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En Syrie, les quatre années de guerre ont éteint les lumières - Le Figaro

En Syrie, les quatre années de guerre ont éteint les lumières - Le Figaro | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
INFOGRAPHIE - La coalition d'ONG #WithSyria publie des photos satellite de la Syrie qui révèlent que depuis le début de la guerre, il y a quatre ans, 83% des lumières visibles la nuit ont disparu.

Via Gilbert Faure au nom de l'ASSIM
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1979 WEST BERLIN STREET LIGHTING ANNIVERSARY FULL SET x 4 MNH (sgB578/81) £4.25 - gekoo.co - Search, Find, Compare and Buy it Now

1979 WEST BERLIN STREET LIGHTING ANNIVERSARY FULL SET x 4 MNH (sgB578/81) £4.25 - gekoo.co - Search, Find, Compare and Buy it Now | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
1979 WEST BERLIN STREET LIGHTING ANNIVERSARY FULL SET x 4 MNH (sgB578/81) £4.25 in gekoo.co - Search, Find, Compare and Buy it Now - Deals and Offers Online - Discounts and Promotions
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The 20 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 20 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Lighting in history | Scoop.it

The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below.

The 21st century teacher should be able to :

1- Create and edit digital audio


Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :


Free Audio Tools for Teachers

2- Use Social bookmarking to share resources with and between learners


Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :


A List of Best Bookmarking Websites for Teachers

3- Use blogs and wikis to create online platforms for students


Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill


Great Tools to Create Protected Blogs and Webpages for your Class

 

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The Society of Light and Lighting Present: The Fresnel Lecture

The Society of Light and Lighting Present: The Fresnel Lecture | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
During the International Year of Light 2015, Augustine Fresnel’s Wave Theory of Light will be two centuries old.
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Hard to find, worth the effort: The oldest temple on earth - The Boston Globe

Hard to find, worth the effort: The oldest temple on earth - The Boston Globe | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
It is 8:30 a.m. and the June sun is already high in the sky, beating furiously over the brown, arid landscape of southeastern Turkey. We don’t notice the heat or the ineffective air conditioning of our rental car.

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Costa Rica Electricity - Centenary of Public Street Lighting 1v SG#1356 SC#310 - gekoo.co - Search, Find, Compare and Buy it Now

Costa Rica Electricity - Centenary of Public Street Lighting 1v SG#1356 SC#310 - gekoo.co - Search, Find, Compare and Buy it Now | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
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Bracing for a Big Power Grid Attack: 'One Is Too Many' - NBCNews.com

Bracing for a Big Power Grid Attack: 'One Is Too Many' - NBCNews.com | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: This story originally appeared in USA Today.About once every four days, part of the nation's power grid — a system whose failure could leave m...
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Muncie in the 1800s: From tiny settlement to boom times - Muncie Star Press

Muncie in the 1800s: From tiny settlement to boom times - Muncie Star Press | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Small settlement along White River would grow to see the gas boom days, and subsequent bust
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Pepco on Twitter

Pepco on Twitter | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
#FlashbackFriday: Pepco's Street Lighting Department in the days of arc lighting, April 1879. pic.twitter.com/sNsMGj3N73
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garrickdetroit: detroithistoricalsociety: This image, taken from...

garrickdetroit: detroithistoricalsociety: This image, taken from... | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
detroithistoricalsociety:
“This image, taken from a c. 1898 report from the Public Lighting Commission of the City of Detroit, shows one of the city’s moonlight towers. A system of these 150-foot, arc...
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The sci-fi future of lamp-posts

The sci-fi future of lamp-posts | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Street lighting has always been a form of social control. As ‘smart’ lamp-posts start to adapt to our needs, are we entering a brave new world of big city lights?
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I Love Algarve on Twitter

I Love Algarve on Twitter | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Street lighting. #lighting #street #streetlighting #albufeira #algarve #baixa #architecture #bluesky by vidusales pic.twitter.com/A2DJxD6VDo
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Quatre ans de conflit : comment la Syrie a été plongée dans l'obscurité

Quatre ans de conflit : comment la Syrie a été plongée dans l'obscurité | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Infrastructures détruites, déplacement de populations, l'étude des images satellites montre que 83 % des lumières vues du ciel syrien se sont éteintes selon une ONG.

Via Gilbert Faure au nom de l'ASSIM
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Quatre ans de guerre civile ont plongé la Syrie dans le noir

Quatre ans de guerre civile ont plongé la Syrie dans le noir | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
AVANT-APRES - Un laboratoire chinois a analysé des photos satellites de la Syrie, prises de nuit entre 2011 et 2014. Le résultat est édifiant: 83% des lumières ont disparu.
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Brian Morgan on Twitter

Brian Morgan  on Twitter | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Hammerfest. Transformed by energy. First locally owned and produced street lighting. Funded by a tax on beer. pic.twitter.com/vqeyX0XJ5v
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March 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Information and digital literacy – DEN Blog Network

March 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Information and digital literacy – DEN Blog Network | Lighting in history | Scoop.it

This is the seventh in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed.

 

The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, numeracy, and data literacy.

 

This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse information literacy and digital literacy skills into the curriculum.

The thirteen literacies I feel need to be explored, practiced and mastered by students can be found in the graphic below.

 

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[Where did the street lighting system of St. Petersburg come from?]

The first system of street lighting was established in the XVII century in...
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Kurniasari M.Hasanah on Twitter

Kurniasari M.Hasanah on Twitter | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Taken 10 yrs ago.
Seaside walk at Himi, Toyama Ken, Japan.
Street lighting yet still showing fish as local commodity. pic.twitter.com/9dmebkNSXH
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