January 2018 
Date 
Warmup 
Class Activities 
Objectives. SWBAT: 
go to second semester 
 Complete a project using truth table, logic converter, universal gate conversions.

23 
Draw another AOI circuit that is equivalent to this using DeMorgan 
 Finish the Fireplace circuit. Demonstrate your working simulation.

22 
What is the decimal value of the binary number 10001101? 
 Work on the Fireplace circuit.
 Paste a screenshot of the simulation and answer to the conclusion question in OneNote Unit 2. (or you can hand write the conclusion question on the worksheet). Hand in worksheet.





19 
How are circuit gates and logic connected? 
 Start the Fireplace circuit exercise
 Fill in the worksheet and simulate.

 Work through the problem solving process using the logic converter.

18 
Which is easier, simplifying an equation in Multisim with the logic coverter or by hand? 
 If you need to finish the 2.2.4 multisim logic converter and put screenshots of results in OneNote Unit 2 Logic Converter, do that in class and do #2 below at home for homework.
 Use your logic skills to solve these puzzles on crack the circuit. Put a screenshot of the highest level you reach in OneNote Unit 2 Logic Puzzles.

 Convert between equations, truth tables and circuits with the logic converter
 Use logic to solve wiring puzzles.

17 
How many gates are on a 74LS02 chip? 
 Show me your 74LS02 wiring. Take home if necessary to finish..
 Complete 2.2.4 multisim logic converter. Put screenshots of results in OneNote Unit 2 Logic Converter

 Use the built in logic converter in Multisim.

16 
New seats.
Draw a waveform with a period of 10mS and a duty cycle of 20% 
 Find the wiring error.
 Review partners' 74LS02 wiring.
 Complete ALL 74LS02 wiring.

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12 
What is the binary number for 21? 
 Consider color coding across a project
 Finish wiring 74LS02


11 
Why are NAND and NOR called universal gates? 
 Simulate and wire with 74LS02

10 
Fill out the truth table for this circuit

 QUIZ
 Write out planning steps in your notebook, must include a truth table and drawing, then simulate and wire using only NOR gates.

 Plan to Wire a 74LS02 NOR gate

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8 
Draw an AND gate using only NOR gates. 
 Quiz Tuesday; one more review NAND, NOR, tt(!PQ+!QR), deMorgan !((P+!Q)(Q+!R)),Kmap AB!C!D+ABC!D+!ABC!D+A!B!C!D Hand in last week's reviews
 Look up NOR chip 74LS02. How is it different? Add to NOR notes.

 Review logic gates, truth tables, kmaps and deMorgan
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3 
Draw an AND gate using only NAND gates 
 Review for quiz on moved to next week. gates XOR, XNOR truth tables !PQ+PQR, DeMorgan !tt, Kmap, !AB!C!D+!AB!CD+!ABC!D+A!B!CD+A!BCD+A!BC!D
 Add notes to notebook on NOR gate replacement.
 Complete sketch, simulation and wiring of NAND circuits for

 Simulate and wire circuits with gate replacement

2 
Draw an inverter using only NAND gates. 
 Review for quiz on Friday. Match gatesAND, OR, truth tables P+!QR, equations. DeMorgan !(P+!QR), Kmap,!A!B!CD+!A!BCD+AB!CD+ABCD+A!B!CD+A!BCD
 New content: NOR replacements. Practice: NAND/NOR replacements.
 Complete sketch, simulation and wiring of NAND circuits for

 Identify common gates, their truth tables and equations
 Replace AOI with NAND/NOR

December 2017 
Date 
Warmup 
Class Activities 
Objectives. SWBAT: 
22 
What is binary for 37? 
 What does a NAND gate 74LS00 look like on the inside?
 Simulate and then wire the equation using ONLY NAND gates. INDIVIDUAL work! You may collaborate, but you must sketch, simulate and wire your own circuit. (if you get halfway done today, that would be fine, BE SURE you document how far you got so you can pick up your work next year!)

 Wire a circuit using only NAND gates

21 
Why color code wires? 
 Look at an inverted Kmap solution
 Review KMap solutions.
 Look at universal NAND gates and activity 2.2.2
 Draw the circuit for
Redraw the gates using only NAND

 Simplify logic equations with KMaps
 Use universal NAND gates.

20 
How is XOR different from OR? 
 Review wires to complete a circuit in OneNote.
 Learn about "don't care" Kmap settings. Practice more Kmapping.
 Finish KMap notes.

 Use KMap with don't care options

19 
Copy this circuit and write its equation. 
 Draw wires to complete a circuit. Paste result into OneNote.
 Practice KMapping together.
 If you need to finish wiring, reserve a seat at Pride time Thursday or Friday A shift.

 Use KMap simplification for 3 and 4 variable equations.

18 
Simplify this equation. 
 Introduction to KMapping.
 Debug a Majority Vote circuit together.
 Finish any wiring.
 Take notes on KMapping presentation for homework if needed. Inlcude this information:
 What are advantages of KMaps?
 What kinds of problems are KMaps good for?
 Copy the example for a 4 switch truth table to KMap.
 Give an example of a don't care simplification

 Trace down errors in wiring
 Use KMap simplification
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15 
Sketch a digital waveform with a 50% duty cycle at 10Hz 
 Discuss opportunities and skills at PAX.
 Hand in work for Majority Vote according to the rubric.(challenge: go for the "A" due Monday at the beginning of class)
 Be sure your notes on all of the commonly used logic gates are in your notebook for points.


14 
Look up and find out how many people are employed at NAS Pax River 
 Read some of the history of the Naval Air Station. When was it started and why? Write down some things that were developed at the NAS, and what some current projects are.
 What kind of reputation does Pax river have with the space program?
 Look at current jobs posted at the Navy Base at Pax River. Write down 2 that sounds interesting and why. What do they pay and what do you need to know?
 What is HX21? What would you expect to see?

 Learn about aviation applications of engineering
 FIELD TRIP

13 
Which equation uses fewer gates?
PV+PS+PT+VST
P(V+S+T)+VST 
 PAX trip tomorrow. Go over guidelines
 Review Boolean simplification from Majority Vote problem. Build circuits and test.
 What is the HX21 and why do all astronauts spend some time at Pax River base?

 Use the design process to develop a logic circuit

12 
Draw the truth table for an XNOR gate. 
 Continue work on 2.1.6 Majority Vote in mypltw.org: Simulate the circuit in Multisim, then wire.
FIELD TRIP FORMS ARE DUE TODAY (money can be handed in tomorrow if needed) 
 Use the design process to develop a logic circuit

11 
What is the minterm (SOP) expression for this truth table?
A 
B 
F 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1 
1 
1 
0 
1 
1 
1 
0 
What gate is represented? 




8 
Rewrite something using DeMorgan's 
 Start project 2.1.6 Majority Vote in mypltw.org

 Create a logic circuit to solve a problem.

7 
Answer waveform questions 
 QUICK POINTS: Take the DIP pin challenge.
 Quiz
 Do this Robot repair exercise.

 Identify pins on chips.
 Demonstrate understanding of AOI gates, logic expressions, 1 step Boolean simplification (using notes in your notebooks), truth tables, wiring chips, wave forms.
HOUR OF CODE DAY! 
6 
What is the short way to remember DeMorgan's Law? 
 Learn about BCD (Binary Coded Decimal)
 Review NAND and NOR
 Quiz tomorrow. Do this review crossword and these quick logic exercises.
 Review and finish papers on circuit design.

 Convert BCD to decimal and back.
 Interpret oscilloscope output.
 Generate and test logic problems.

5 
Which AOI gate does NOT have 2 inputs? 
 Work on papers on circuit design
 Review the quiz form from yesterday
 Take notes on all of the commonly used logic gates.

 Draw truth tables and equations for all commonly used logic gates.

4 
What is the decimal equivalent of the binary number 10001110 
 Review for quiz Wednesday using this form online: These are the topics: AOI gates, logic expressions, 1 step Boolean simplification (using your notes in your notebooks), truth tables, wiring chips, wave forms. [Also look at warmups for the past 4 weeks, some of those questions will appear on the quiz]
 Complete the paper to design circuits with 2 and 3 input gates from Friday,

 Complete a design process with circuit analysis and design





1 
How much more resistance is there in a yellow blue orange resistor than a green white red resistor? 
 Work on the paper to design circuits with 2 and 3 input gates, simulate and plot output

 Complete a design process with circuit analysis and design

November 2017 
Date 
Warmup 
Class Activities 
Objectives. SWBAT: 
30 
What is the minterm (SOP) expression for this truth table?
A 
B 
F 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1 
0 
1 
0 
1 
1 
1 
1 
What is the simplified expression? 
 Look at this online textbook for Digital Electronics.
 Add notes on DeMorgan's Laws
 Simplify these 5 Boolean expressions. Use the videos for help if needed.

 Simplify logic expressions using Boolean Algebra and DeMorgan's Law

29 
Answer the questions about the digital waveform 
 Take notes on the Boolean Algebra presentation.
 Figure out which equations can be simplified and show the steps using Boolean logic.

 Identify and apply laws of Boolean Algebra
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28 
Draw a circuit using a NOT and OR gate for this problem: If you are not busy or my brother wants to come I'll go bowling. Define what the 2 inputs and 1 output are for 0 and 1 states. 
 Complete your circuit for the Boolean Laws assigned to you using this 2 switch blank template.
 Print out or demonstrate equivalent circuits.

 Demonstrate equivalence using laws of Boolean Algebra
 Use Boolean algebra laws to simplify logic equations

27 
Describe the circuit pictured as a sentence and as a Boolean equation 
 Download and open this Multisim file. Write the descriptions of each circuit and what it means in your notebook.
 Simplify these equations using the rules you have developed.
 Create a circuit for the Boolean Laws assigned to you using this 2 switch blank template.

 Derive laws of Boolean Algebra
 Use Boolean algebra laws to simplify logic equations





21 
What do each of the letters and numbers in MM74LS08N mean? 
 Go over 2.1.2 AOI Design: Logic Analysis in OneNote Unit 2 Combinational Logic.
 Finish wiring, wire the output light, input lights are optional. Show results.

 Complete wiring
 Complete simulation of a logic circuit

20 
Write the maximum value of an orange, orange brown silver resistor in binary! 
 DO NOT WIRE OR TEST CIRCUITS UNTIL I GET BACK TOMORROW!
 Watch this video and fill in these notes. (8 minute video, you can copy and paste answers into OneNote Unit 2 or print the notes on paper and hand in)
 Finish 2.1.2 AOI Design: Logic Analysis in OneNote Unit 2 Combinational Logic.

 Describe chip identification and wiring
 Explain the difference between types of switches.





17 
What color is a 330 Ohm resistor? 
 Finish wiring circuits from half paper


16 
What's the equation for this circuit? 
 Complete sketches in notebooks and wire circuits to test AND and OR circuits from half paper


15 
Draw the circuit for A + !B C 
 Draw what is inside each chip. 74LS04, 08 and 32 in your notebook. Include pin outs.
 Draw the circuit you will wire from the half paper
 Wire half paper circuits using 74LS04, 08 and 32 chips in pairs.

 Draw logic circuits inside chips
 Plan circuits to wire using chips
 Wire circuits using chips

14 
How many lines are in a truth table for 3 input switches? 
 FIRST, open the circuit called LOGIC TESTS in Multisim. Do the analysis half paper together.
 NEXT, do the problems from the PowerPoint for 2.1.2 together.
 THEN, finish 2.1.2 AOI Design: Logic Analysis in OneNote Unit 2 Combinational Logic.

 Break down logic problems with gates into steps

13 
What are the 3 primary logic gates? 
 Review Combinational Logic Design paper. Hand in papers from last week.
 Activity 2.1.2 AOI Design: Logic Analysis. Discuss, practice and do in OneNote Unit 2 Combinational Logic.

 Analyze AOI logic using test points and developing logic equations.





9 
How many combinations of on/off switches are there using 3 switches? 
 Work on Unit 2: Combinational Logic Design:
 View presentations 2.1 and 2.1.1. Take notes in your notebook.
 Finish the handout from Tuesday.
 Finish Activity 1.2.4. Add the answers to the conclusion questions to your OneNote page on Counters.

 Build truth tables from logic expressions
 Write minterm expressions from logic tables

8 
What is the period of a 2Hz clock in seconds? 
7 
Use division to convert 793 to binary 
 Go how to do combinational logic design together.
 Finish Activity 1.2.4: counters (last quarter 1 assignment)
 Each person create your own circuit in Multisim for Step 1. Save it to your H: drive.
 Create a counter page in your Unit 2 OneNote notebook. Paste a screenshot of your oscilloscope displays and the answers to the questions in Steps 3 and 4.
 When finished,

 Build truth tables from logic expressions
 Write minterm expressions from logic tables

6 
What is the frequency of a signal with a period of 100mS? 
 Review wave forms, binary for long numbers, counters.
 Work on Activity 1.2.4

 Describe waveforms.
 Convert large numbers to binary.
 Create a counter circuit and analyze the output





3 
What is the decimal value of the binary number 1000000010 
 Do Activity 1.2.4 Introduction to Sequential Logic Design: counters. Watch the presentation and do the following:
 Each person create your own circuit in Multisim for Step 1. Save it to your H: drive.
 Create a counter page in your Unit 2 OneNote notebook. Paste a screenshot of your oscilloscope displays and the answers to the questions to Steps 3 and 4.

 Create a counter circuit and analyze the output

2 
Convert 145 to binary 
 Do Activity 1.2.3 The binary number system in mypltw.org. Watch the presentation and write the questions and answers in your engineering notebook for problems: 1b, e and g, 2c, d and e, all of problem 3 and the conclusion questions 110.

 Do binary conversions with understanding.

1 
What does an oscilloscope do? 
 Finish your notes in your engineering notebook from Monday about analog and digital signals.
 Finish the exercise about measuring analog and digital signals from Tuesday in the OneNote notebook. Use your notes from Monday.
 Watch this video about how to convert bigger numbers from decimal to binary using division. Make a Binary page in your Unit 2 section of OneNote and describe what would happen if you used the same process to convert the number 1287

 Describe analog and digital circuits using amplitude, period, frequency.
 Convert large numbers from decimal to binary

October 2017 
Date 
Warmup 
Class Activities 
Objectives. SWBAT: 
31 
What is the value of the binary number 1101? 
 Do the binary conversion program and show results
 First, build the simulated circuit in Multisim. Then, put answers to Analog and Digital signal questions in OneNote.

 Measure amplitude, period and frequency of analog and digital signals.
Mr Wathen will be here for the next 3 days while I am at a meeting. All work will be on OneNote and mrsoc.com each day and will be due the day it is assigned unless otherwise noted. 
30 
Draw an OR gate. 
 Tomorrow is the last day to show your seatbelt or flip/flop & timer circuits for full points. Come during PRIDE time if needed.
 Quick introduction to binary. Show a score of at least 800 for the binary game.
 Presentation: Analog and Digital Signals.

 Convert from binary to decimal and decimal to binary.
 Describe characteristics of analog and digital wave forms.





27 
Draw a NOT gate 
 Presentation on Circuit Design, add notes to Engineering Notebooks.
 Do Activity 1.2.1 Seat Belt Circuit: Specs say that the buzzer is on whenever (the door is open) or (the key is in the ignition and the seatbelt is not on) Does your truth table reflect that? Show your circuit.

 Troubleshoot combinational logic circuits using a truth table.

26 
Draw an AND gate 
 Hand in the current event paper on virtual reality in teaching by tomorrow. (complete as homework if needed) Also complete the Notes section of OneNote for Do Activity 1.2.1 Seat Belt Circuit

 Describe current applciations of VR technology

25 
What does a datasheet tell you? 
 Hand in datasheet papers.
 Do Activity 1.2.1 Seat Belt Circuit in OneNote

 Design and use logic gates to implement combinational logic circuits.

24 
What is the schematic symbol for a disk capacitor? 
 Finish 1.1.6 Activity on Logic Gates and Integrated Circuits. Work alone or in pairs, your choice. Hand in papers.
 Complete the exercise on datasheets as homework if necessary.

 Simulate circuits
 Use datasheets to provide information about chips.

23 
What does DGND stand for? 
 Review quiz. Put in notebook. Regain points by Wednesday if desired.
 Go over the sequential logic and IC simulated circuits.
 Finish 1.1.6 Activity on Logic Gates and Integrated Circuits. Work alone or in pairs, your choice. Hand in papers.

 Simulate sequential logic circuits with digital components





20 
What kind of power is used in simulated logic circuits with TTL ICs? 
 Find SPDT switches, probes, and other components.
 Work on 1.1.6 Activity on Logic Gates and Integrated Circuits. Work alone or in pairs, your choice. Fill in truth tables on paper.

 Simulate combinational logic circuits with digital components

19 
Draw what an IC looks like. 
 Work on 1.1.6 Activity on Logic Gates and Integrated Circuits. Work alone or in pairs, your choice.

18 
Find a video that explains how to make a digital logic circuit in Multisim. Tell the site where you found it. 
 What is a truth table? Fill in the notes in OneNote using the presentation in myPLTW 1.1.6 on Introduction to Logic Gates and Integrated Circuits Component Identification: Digital

 Identify digital components in circuits.

17 
Which is more 0.4TV or 572GV? 
 Quiz
 Hand in engineering notebooks
 Start Multisim. Enter codes. Work on Activity 1.1.6 Digital Components

 Identify digital components in circuits.

16 
What is a watt? 
 Quiz review for tomorrow:
 Write a reflection in your Engineering notebook to answer these questions:
 What mistakes are easily made when breadboarding?
 How can you tell that a circuit is not closed?
 Describe how to use a multimeter to measure voltage and current (in detail)
 What did you learn by creating physical circuits and measuring their values?

 Reflect on project to prove Kirchoff's Law and breadboard circuits.





13 
What kind of circuit has the same current in every part of the circuit? 
 Finish engineering notebook demonstrating Kirchoff's law with breadboarded circuits.
 Draw schematics in Engineering notebook and mark down measured voltages and current.
 Write an explanation of how your circuits demonstrate Kirchoff's Laws.
If you are finished, help somebody else! 
 Wire parllel and series circuits and measure voltage and current.

12 
What kind of circuit has the same voltage in every part of the circuit? 
11 
Write 2300pF in proper prefix notation. What kind of component would have this measure? 
10 
Which kind of capacitor is polarized? 
 Open the breadboard picture on the Handout drive in Paint. Draw the wires to complete the series and parallel circuits using thick, clear, colorful lines. Show for points.
 Investigate circuit components in VR.

 Design a breadboarded circuit
 Examine components in a circuit.





6 
What are the units displayed on a can capacitor? 
 Look at some advances in VR. How might VR be used in electrical engineering?
 Look at professional style breadboarding. Finish breadboarding and measuring circuits. Draw schematics in Engineering notebook and mark down measured voltages and current.

 Wire a breadboard and measure voltage and current.

5 
What is the capacity of a disk capacitor with the marking 474Z? 
 Measuring voltage and current with a multimeter.
 Cut and strip wires to exact sizes to breadboard 1.1.5c circuits (only one of each: series and parallel) and measure values

 Cut and strip wires.
 Wire a breadboard

4 
What colors are on a resistor in a circuit with a current of 20mA and a 9V battery? 
 Complete 1.1.4 Component Identification: Analog

 Identify analog components
 Read capacitor values

3 
What is the maximum value of a green blue red silver resistor? 
 Review the questions on paper using Ohm and Kirchoff's Laws. Discuss things that don't follow Ohm's Law.
 Get into myPLTW to see curriculum.
 View the presentation on classroom and lab safety and do the quiz on general safety in the electronics classroom.

 Review circuit calculations.
 Explain safety procedures for the electronics classroom.

2 
What is the total resistance of a series circuit with 4 100ohm resistors, and a parallel circuit with 4 paths that each have a 100 ohm resistor? 
 Review the experiment on Kirchoff's Law
 Review OneNote Unit 1:: Kirchoff calculations page.
 Finish demonstrating Kirchoff's Law for a parallel and series circuit in TinkerCad. Add a screenshot to your OneNote Kirchoff page with an explanation.
 Answer the questions on paper using Ohm and Kirchoff's Laws to turn in at the beginning of class tomorrow.

 Apply equations for calcuation of total resistance, Ohm's Law and Kirchoff's Laws.

September 2017 
Date 
Warmup 
Class Activities 
Objectives. SWBAT: 
29 
Write 1200 MW in standard prefix notation. 
 Practice equations for circuits on paper. (help for series and parallel.)
 Answer the questions on the OneNote Unit 1:: Kirchoff calculations page.
 Demonstrate Kirchoff's Law for a parallel and series circuit in TinkerCad. Add a screenshot to your OneNote Kirchoff page with an explanation.

 Apply Kirchoff's current and voltage laws

28 
How do you write 0.5 nF in standard prefix notation? (only using numbers >=1 and <1,000) 
 Review quiz
 View presentation on Kirchoff's current and voltage laws.
 Answer the questions on the OneNote Unit 1:: Kirchoff calculations page.

 Write formal prefix notation
 Apply Kirchoff's current and voltage laws

27 
Describe a way that you demonstrate integrity. 
 Quiz on prefixes, reading resistors, and Ohm's Law.
 Do the experiment on Kirchoff's Law by following the directions by clicking (?). Write down the 2 concluding sentences as directed and hand in.

 Demonstrate ability to read resistors, calculate V,I,R and use engineering prefix notation.

26 
According to the syllabus, how much is an asssignment worth if it is one day late? 
 Review prefixes. Redo the Metric Prefix Challenge and show me your score.
 review for tomorrow's quiz on reading resistors, prefixes, Ohm's Law.

 Review Ohm's Law, prefixes, and reading resistors.

25 
According to the syllabus, what percent of the class grade is based on product? 
 Learn the electronics measures and metric prefixes. Write them on an index card (extras are on top of the bookshelf at the front of the room)
 Do the Metric Prefix Challenge. Put a put a screenshot in OneNote Unit 1:: Engineering Notation (score >9)
 Read about Engineering notation.
 Do the Engineering notation practice and challenge. Put a screenshot in OneNote Unit 1:: Engineering Notation (score >9)
 Do the problems at the bottom of the OneNote Engineering Notation page.

 Memorize metric prefixes
 Translate from scientific to engineering notation
 Solve problems that use engineering notation
I forgot to bring the notebooks home over the weekend, they will be graded Tuesday. 




22 
How much current is flowing in a circuit with a 3V battery and a 330 Ohm resistor? 
 Return signed syllabi.
 Paste screenshots into OneNote: Unit 1 :: Parallel/Series Simulations.
 Simulated breadboard circuit in TinkerCad that lights up 2 LEDs in series and another LED in parallel.
 Modified switch/color LED circuit with purple, yellow, green
 Modified parallel/series circuits.
 Hand in papers with breadboard, Ohm's, parallel, series
 Notebooks graded this weekend.

 Document simulated circuits
Pep Rally today 
21 
What does an ammeter measure? 
 Review syllabus. Bring home to get signed.
 Introduction to Kirchoff's Law.
 Review notebook grading rubric. Bring your notebook home to complete if necessary.
 Modify your TinkerCad Design Simulations according to these directions. Save screenshots in OneNote: Unit 1 :: Parallel/Series Simulations.

 Simulate parallel and series circuits.
 Modify simulated parallel and series circuits.
 Measure voltage and current in simulated circuits.

20 
What is Ohm's Law? 
 Match the circuit symbols with descriptions.
 Make a page for Ohm's Law in your engineering notebook. Copy the equations and these problems into your notebook with answers.
 Do the 3 TinkerCad circuit labs: Introducing the breadboard, Ohm's Law and Series and Parallel circuits

 Calculate circuit values with Ohm's Law.
 Create a circuit on a simulated breadboard.
 Experiment with Ohm's Law via simulation

19 
What is the value of a red red gold gold resistor? 
 Glue or tape a resistor color code chart into your engineering notebook. Add an explanation of how to read all 4 band resistors.
 Do the resistor color code challenge (.swf file) and paste a screenshot of your best score in OneNote: Unit 1 Foundations (<25 sec)
 Do the resistor challenge ( .swf file) and paste a screenshot of your best score in OneNote (>15)
 Create an account in TinkerCad (no need to give your real birthday, use your school email and password and code 5ZZF0DVH). Learn how to simulate and edit a circuit.

 Read resistor values quickly and accurately
 Simulate a basic circuit

18 
How can you earn warmup points for a day you were absent? 
 Choose a color resistor code chart.
 Consider software engineering that interacts with digitial electronics hardware. View the VR course in CodeHS (log in through Clever). Class Code C05EB

 Document the process for reading resistor values
 Experiment with VR code.
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14 
What is the lowest value that a yellow, orange, brown, silver resistor could have? 
 Consider opportunities: Congressional App Challenge, Bebras Challenge, UMBC CWIT, Aspirations, Ladies Explore CS,
 Review component identification. Ask good questions, find good answers.
 Take the resistor challenge
 In pairs, calculate min and max values of resistors. Write on w SEPARATE piece of paper. Verify if the resistor meets the criteria.

 Identify schematic symbols
 Identify resistor values
 Calculate min and max values for resistors.

13 
How can you increase current without changing voltage? 
 Hand in homework and notes. Review.
 Get all the 2 and 3 band resistor practices 100% correct.
 Mark working multimeters. Verify yours and somebody else's resistor values. Hand in cards with both names on them.
 View component identification presentation, Add notes to journals of each kind of component, its function and its symbol. You can find symbol definitions here.

 Practice reading resistors
 Use mutlimeters to verify resistor values

12 
Which is more accurate, gold or silver on the 4th band of a resistor? 
 Practice resistor color codes. Show me when you get 3/3.
 Take notes on Best electronics ever
 Homework: create your own illustration of the relationships in Ohm's Law

 Define basic electronics terms.
 Illustrate Ohm's Law.

11 
What does red represent on a resistor? 
 Save copies of your resistance mneumonics onto a flash drive.
 Copy electronics vocabulary on resistance into engineering notebooks.
 View and take notes on presentation on how to learn to read resistors with a multimeter
 Use multimeters to read resistors.

 Define basic electronics terms
 Use a multimeter to read resistance


8 
What color represents 0 on a resistor? 
 Open multimeters
 Assembly for all juniors.

11th period assembly 
7 
How does logic relate to problem solving? 
 Learn how to read resistors. Add notes to your engineering notebook.
 Create your own meneumonic drawing in paint to remember the color codes. Save to your H: drive to have available for digital portfolios.
 Read some resistors and save them to test with a multimeter tomorrow.

 Identify resistor values, tell color codes
 Create an original mneumonic device.
Assembly for all juniors tomorrow 3rd period 
6 
What are the 2 classroom rules? 
 Write your first name on your name tent in large print. (Use the name you want to be called: first name or nick name)
 Write and decorate your first name on your folder.
 Put your name on your engineering notebook.
 Hone your logic skills: Logic puzzles: frog crossing. Describe the solution on the back of yesterday's note sheet and hand in.

 Label classroom materials for future use.
 Use logic and pattern recognition in problem solving.

5 
Describe 3 things that have digital electronics in them. 
 Fill out index card with your schedule
 Introduction to class presentation
Save notes for tomorrow.
 What is covered in digital electronics.

 Describe basic class structure and rules
 Describe basic classroom procedures
