2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Electronics Systems I (8416/36 weeks)
All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Introducing the Field of Electronics
Introducing Properties of Electricity
- Describe methods of generating electricity.
- Describe atomic structure as it relates to electricity.
- Describe the law of charges.
- Describe the effects of magnetism on electricity.
- Describe the operation of electromagnetic devices.
- Describe the differences between conductors and insulators.
- Describe current, including its unit of measurement and symbol.
- Describe voltage, including its unit of measurement and symbol(s).
- Compare potential and electromotive forces.
- Describe resistance, including its unit of measurement and symbol(s).
- Describe the interrelationship among current, voltage, and resistance.
- Define Ohm's law.
- Compute current, voltage, resistance, and power, using Ohm's law and Watt's law.
- Describe a circuit as a system.
- Describe direct current in circuits.
- Determine the direction of current flow in DC circuits.
Introducing Circuit Components
- Describe batteries as voltage sources.
- Describe the role of conductors in a circuit.
- Describe the role of insulators in a circuit.
- Explain how common electrical and electronic devices work.
- Identify control devices of electrical and electronic devices.
- Describe resistors by type and value.
- Describe the purpose and components of protected circuits.
- Describe the operation of variable resistors.
- Identify different types of transistors and terminals of transistors.
Exploring Circuits as Systems
- Construct simple electronic circuits from a schematic.
- Describe series circuits, using modeling components.
- Describe the flow of current in series circuits, using the systems model.
- Construct parallel circuits, using modeling components.
- Describe the flow of current in parallel circuits, using the systems model.
- Construct series-parallel circuits, using modeling components.
- Describe the flow of current in series-parallel circuits, using the systems model.
- Compute electrical power in circuits.
Examining Current, Voltage, and Resistance
Constructing DC Analog Circuits
- Design series circuits.
- Construct series circuits.
- Design parallel circuits.
- Construct parallel circuits.
- Design series-parallel circuits.
- Construct series-parallel circuits.
- Construct circuits that satisfy design briefs, using solderless circuit boards/breadboards.
- Design a circuit to be soldered on a circuit board.