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Plastic-Bottle Bulbs Shed Some Light on the Situation

 -A cool idea and possibly easy way for students to get connected to this one

“For the millions who live in the shantytowns of the developing world, there are better things to spend money on than electricity. But many corrugated-iron-roofed shacks, like the ones seen throughout the poorer neighborhoods of Manila, Philippines, lack windows to let in natural light, leaving residents the choice of complete darkness or running expensive electric bulbs all day. However, a new development project called Liter of Light aims to solve that predicament through an unexpected and highly affordable technology: old soda bottles.”  CONTINUE TO FULL ARTICLE

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