SUBJECT:     STEAM ELECTRONICS         

 

 
LENGTH OF PAPER:     one third of 60 minutes

 

TOPICS FOR REVISION

 

        How to draw a range of circuit symbols

        How to draw simple series circuits

        Purpose of resistors in circuits

        Units of resistance

        Uses of variable resistors

        Using LEDs

        Protecting LEDs from overheating

        Uses of multimeters

        Use of milli and kilo

        Output from a pulse producer

        Simple counting in binary

        Use of a 7 segment display

 

 

EQUIPMENT NEEDED     

 

Black pen, ruler, pencil, rubber

 

 

OTHER HINTS

 

Use Mr Meadís website for support:  www.skinners-physics.co.uk

 

Click on the Downloads Tab at the top, look for Year 8 Electronics, follow the links.

 

 

 

Mr A. B. Mead   9/5/17