In this article, you will discover the SS1 basic electronics scheme of work for first term, second term and third term.
FIRST TERM BASIC ELECTRONIC SCHEME OF WORK
WEEKS 2-3: ELECTRIC CURRENT
Structure of atom, conductors and insulators, as well as direct and alternating current, sources of direct and alternating current.
WEEK 4: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN VOLTAGE, CURRENT AND RESISTANCE
Current, voltage, resistance and ohm’s law.
WEEKS 5-6: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN VOLTAGE, CURRENT AND RESISTANCE
Simple calculation of current, voltage and resistance.
WEEKS 7-8: ELECTRIC POWER
Concept of electric power, relationship between power, current and voltage.
WEEKS 9-10: ELECTRIC POWER
Other formulae for finding electric power, calculation of electric power in given circuit.
SECOND TERM BASIC ELECTRONICS SCHEME OF WORK
WEEKS 2-3: CIRCUIT COMPONENTS
Types of resistors, capacitors and industors. Students are also to learn symbols, signs and units. Colour coding and rating of resistors and capacitors are to be learnt.
WEEKS 4-5: ELECTRIC CURRENT
Electric circuit, circuit boards, circuit arrangement (series and parallel) and simple calculations on circuit arrangement.
WEEKS 6-7: MAGNET AND MAGNETIC FIELD
Definition of terms such as: Magnetism, magnetic poles, magnetic field and magnetic materials. Other areas of study include permanent and temporary magnets, laws of attraction and repulsion, as well as applications of Magnetism.
WEEK 8: ELECTRO MAGNETISM
Explanation of terms like electric field, electromagnet, electromagnetism and inductance.
WEEKS 9-10: ELECTRO MAGNETISM
Application of electromagnetism like electric bell, relay, transformer, etc and principles of operation of a transformer.
THIRD TERM BASIC ELECTRONICS SCHEME OF WORK
WEEKS 2-4: ELECTRO EMISSION
Areas to concentrate on are thermion emission, photo emission, secondary emission, field emission and applications such as thermionic values, photo exposure meters door, openers and particle counters as well as field emission microscope.
WEEKS 5-6: SEMI CONDUCTOR
Concept of semiconductor, semiconductor materials (silicone, germanium etc) and doping of semiconductors. Students are also to learn formation of P — types and N— types semiconductors, as well as forward and reverse biasing of diodes.
WEEKS 7-8: SEMICONDUCTOR DIODES
Concept of diodes, operational principles of diodes, and types of diodes such as P — N junction, zener diode, tunnel diode, photo diode and light emitted diode (LED).
WEEKS 9-10: DIODES
Diode rating — voltage, current and power. Application of diodes like rectification, detection and instrument protection. Construction of simple circuit using semiconductor diodes.