Lighting Up the Curriculum for Excellence

Inspiring the next generation of Engineers and Scientists

Instructions

Printable Instruction Book

Here are the instructions for assembling our circuits, in PDF format. It takes eight A4 pages to print.

Printable Instruction Book (.pdf)

How to Solder Slides

Here are the slides we use at our CPD workshop to illustrate the basics of soldering. You are welcome to use them with your class.

How to Solder Slides (.pdf)

Buying More Tools

See our Tools page for more details.

Latest News

Free Top-Up Kits

Thanks to generous funding from the Institute of Physics, we once again have free top-up packs available for schools who have previously taken part in the Lighting Up project!

Contact Benjie Marwick Johnstone to apply. Hurry while stocks last!


Soldering CPD at Dumfries House

Teachers from ten schools joined our CPD soldering workshop at Dumfries House on Thursday 24th October. One happy teacher said "courses like this let you feel excited about learning and teaching again".

Each teacher took away a free soldering starter kit for their school.


Taster Workshop at Paradykes Primary

Teachers at Paradykes Primary tried soldering and learned about Lighting Up at a taster workshop on Tuesday 22nd October.


Peebles Eastgate Science Event

Over 400 pupils from Priorsford, Kingsland and Halyrude Primary Schools were busy bees at the annual Peebles Eastgate Event on Thursday 26th September and Thursday 3rd October.

Lighting Up's workshop, Essential Engineering, ran alongside sessions on Brilliant Biology, Cool Chemistry, Mystery Maths and Terrific Technology.