Soldering for Electronics

Soldering Lesson Sheet in PDF format Soldering Lesson 2017-11-04 Safety: ☐ Don’t touch the hot end of the iron to your skin, or vice versa. ☐ Wear safety glasses. ☐ Use an exhaust fan so you don’t breathe the fumes. ☐ Use solder that does not contain lead metal, if it...

Rapid Climate Change: What can I do about it?

I thought about building carbon-capture machinery. I could do that. But then I thought about how that research is funded. The ONLY solution is to fill the Government with Scientists and Engineers, particularly women. Then we might be able to achieve significant carbon...

the health threat posed by leaf blowers

California officials say the contamination from running a top-selling leaf blower just one hour matches the emissions from driving a 2016 Toyota Camry for 1,100 miles, the distance from Los Angeles to Denver. Source: Noisy, but that’s not all: the health threat posed...

Intro to Neopixels

  simple_neopixels code simple_neopixels_strip_test code Buy neopixel strips here. Buy power supplies here. This is the 4 Ampere one we used in class. It can comfortably power as many as 67 neopixels. This is the adapter we used to connect the power supply....