Electrical Circuits

 

Objectives: 

        To recognize electronic components and symbols

        To have a basic understanding of volts, current, and resistance

        To distinguish between series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits

        To develop appropriate use of technology with electrical circuits

Outcomes: 

        To complete tutorials and quizzes

Warm-Up: 

For a lesson and quiz on series and parallel DC circuits, click here http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/dccircuits.htm

New Instruction: 

1.  For a worksheet on using the TI 83 Plus and Equation Solver to solve electrical circuit formulas, click here: http://www.billings.k12.mt.us/comm/TI83%20Equation%20Solver%20for%20Electrical%20Circuits.pdf.

 

2.  For lessons on electricity , click here http://www.wisc-online.com/members/objectdetails.asp?lvl2ID=81.  You will need to register (it is free).  Then login, click on View Learning Objects, then click on Technical, then click on DC Electronics. 

 

3.  For lessons and quizzes about electricity and circuits, click here http://www.glenbrook.k12.il.us/gbssci/phys/Class/circuits/u9l3a.html . 

 

4.  For more lessons about electricity and circuits (do the first five units), click here:    http://people.sinclair.edu/nickreeder/eet114/mod01.htm .

 

5.  For a guide to circuit schematic symbols, click here http://www.faqs.org/docs/electric/Ref/REF_9.html .

 

6.  For instruction on series-parallel circuits, click here http://www.faqs.org/docs/electric/DC/DC_7.html .

 

7.  For useful formulas and conversions, click here http://www.faqs.org/docs/electric/Ref/REF_1.html.

Feedback and Review:

1.  For a Ohmís Law Chart, click here http://www.the12volt.com/ohm/ohmslaw.asp .

 

2.  For a glossary of electrical terms, click here http://school.discovery.com/curriculumcenter/electricity/glossary.html .

 

3.  For more practice, complete all eight pages of the following.  Click here  http://www.schoolscience.co.uk/content/3/physics/circuits/index.html .

 

4.  For a flash presentation with information, practice, and quizzes, click here:    http://www.andythelwell.com/blobz/ .

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

1.  For practice with resistance problems, click here http://www.darvill.clara.net/hotpots/ohms.htm .

 

2.  For an electrical circuit review, click here http://www.glenbrook.k12.il.us/gbssci/phys/chemphys/reviews/u13review/u13ans1.html.

 

3.  For a practice test, click here http://www.electronics.dit.ie/undergrads/quiz/dt287_electric_circuits_quiz.htm .

 

4.  To take an A-6 Electrical ASE Test Preparation, click here http://www.autoshop101.com/asetest/asetest1.html .

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