In this activity, students make a printed circuit board photographically by shining UVA light through a negative artwork mask to cure and harden a thin coating of UV-sensitive material that covers the copper.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • demonstrate the use of UVA light to cure a photosensitive chemical in the process of making a circuit

Download the Word file for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do
  • student handout.
    Published 29 July 2008, Updated 1 March 2013