Activity: Learn how to Solder!

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(Note: Our Intro to Electronics Workshop includes learning how to solder a thing! Keep an eye on our calendar for when it is offered.) DISCLAIMER: THIS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

Soldering is _____. In the Intro to Electronics workshop, we will teach you how to safely solder electronic components onto a printed circuit board (PCB).

The Materials

In order to solder, you need a few materials!

  1. Soldering Iron
  2. Solder (Leaded or Lead-Free)
  3. Solder cleaner (whatever that thing with the gold stuff is called)
  4. PCB
  5. Electronic Components (resistors, LEDs, other thangs)


While soldering, keep in mind the following for a successful solder!

  1. Tin the Tip:
  2. Heat the Pad: