Tuesday: The Science of Street LightingPre-Lecture Materials
The following activities will help you to prepare for the lecture by encouraging you to predict some of the content and learn the meaning of some of the key vocabulary. Don’t worry if you find it difficult to answer the prediction questions, just thinking about the questions will help you to follow the lecture.
Once you have finished the materials, return to the main lecture page and watch the lecture.
The title of this lecture is ‘The Science of Street Lighting’.
Which university department do you think the lecturer will be from? When you think you know the answer, flick the switch to check.
He is a lecturer in the School of Architecture.
How are street lights made?
Why is walking and cycling good for the planet?
How can we carry out effective scientific research?
How do we do research into street lighting?
Why do we do research into street lighting?
How does street lighting affect how safe we feel at night?
What is ‘big’ data?
How much lighting is needed to make more people cycle at night?
Read the note taking template. This gives you an idea of the structure of the lecture and some of the main ideas it looks at.
Now look at the five stills taken from the lecture on the following slides. For each one try to predict:
- Which part of the lecture it is taken from
- What you think the picture shows
Keep your ideas in mind when you watch the lecture. Were you right?
Now you can go back to the lecture page and watch the lecture. Don't forget to download and complete the note-taking template!