Course Map for
ELECTRONICS I
Monte Christensen Grade Level: 1012
Month 
Content 
Skills 
Assessment 
August September 
Atomic Structure Elec. Quantities and Ohm=s law 
Explain major parts of atoms. State the law of charges. Identify conductors and insulators. Explain coulomb, amp, volt, and watts. Compute elec. values using Ohm=s law formulas. 
Quizzes Application problems on the Ohm=s law formulas Exam with problems to solve 
October 
Static Electricity Magnetism

Discuss the nature of static electricity, its uses and
nuisances. Discuss lightning protection. Explain the properties of permanent & electromagnets. Explain magnetic measurement systems. 
Build electromagnets. Activity to demonstrate magnetism. Lab activities on static elec. Exam on principles of static electricity and magnetism. 
November 
Resistors Series Circuits

List types of fixed resistors. Use Color code to determine resistance. Explain tolerance and power ratings of resistors Use variable resistors as potentiometers. Explain properties of series ciruits. List 3 rules for solving electrical values of series circuits. Compute values of voltage, current, resistance & power. Use voltage divider formula. 
Resistor Identification Activity. Color code Contest. Exam on resistors. Problem solving worksheet for series circuits. Lab on Series Circuits. Problem oriented Exam on Series Circuits 
December 
Parallel Circuits Combination Circuits 
Know the characteristics of a parallel circuit. Use Ohm=s law to solve for volts, etc. Use current divider rule. Know the characteristics of combination circuits. Use the rules to solve for various elec quantities. State Kirchoff=s voltage and current laws. 
Lab on parallel circuits. Problem solving worksheet. Test on Parallel circuit problems. Lab on Combination Circuits. Problem solving worksheets. Exam on Combination Circuits. 
January 
Measuring Instruments  Connect and read an analog and digital multimeter to measure voltage, resistance and current.  Labs on measuring with an analog and digital multimeter. Computer based training lessons. Computer challenges. Oneonone test to demonstrate competency using the multimeter. 