# Courses of Study : Career Tech: Architecture and Construction

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
1 ) Identify structure and characteristics of the atom.

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
2 ) Explain the relationship of the atom to an electrical charge, including electrostatic field and law of charges.

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
3 ) Identify sources of electricity, including chemical, mechanical, and solar.

Examples: chemical—battery

-  mechanical—generator

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
4 ) Explain electrical terms, including direct current (DC), voltage, resistance, power, conductors, and insulators.

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
5 ) Interpret electrical symbols

Examples: unit symbols, schematic symbols

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
6 ) Explain components of a basic circuit, including source, load, and conductor.

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
7 ) Explain electrical quantities and units of measure, including voltage, current, resistance, and power.

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
8 ) Determine electrical quantities of volts, ohms, and amperes utilizing appropriate test equipment.

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
9 ) Identify different types of resistors, including fixed and variable resistors.

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
10 ) Determine resistance values using the standard resistor color code.

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
11 ) Determine electrical and physical characteristics of resistors.

Examples: resistance, power rating, wattage

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
12 ) Solve problems in electrical series, parallel, and combination circuits using Ohm's law to determine voltage, current, resistance, and power.

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
13 ) Demonstrate the fabrication of specified DC circuits, including the use of soldering, breadboards, and wiring techniques.

 Architecture and Construction (2009) Grade(s): 9 - 12 Direct Current All Resources: 0
14 ) Demonstrate troubleshooting techniques for circuits, including opens, shorts, and grounds.