ICS2O: FALL 2020  

INDEPENDENT STUDY PROJECT 

DIGITAL 2: A COUNTING CIRCUIT II (January 1822) (5 CLASSES) 

CHRISTMAS BREAK  
DIGITAL 2: A COUNTING CIRCUIT I (December 716) (8 CLASSES) 

CLASS  REFERENCE  SUPPORT  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
27 Dec 7 
A Counting Circuit A. Analog Input Animations: tp1, tp2, 3 B. NAND Gate Oscillator (4011) Part 1 Animation: TP3 

PARENTTEACHER INTERVIEWS and SESSION BREAK  
DIGITAL 1: TRANSISTORS and INTEGRATED CIRCUITS: LOGIC GATES (November 919) (7 CLASSES) 

CLASS  REFERENCE  SUPPORT  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
1.2
NAND:The Universal Gate SA, JB, CC, AD BF, EG, SIG, WK, DL HMS, OM, CM, RM JR, RS, AT, JU, RZ 

26 Nov 19 
Half Adder (p. 57) 
Recall: Place Value Concept (Grade 5 ?)
The Binary Number System (p. 46) Confirm with your Mac Calculator App (Programmer) Tracing Logic Schematics (p. 54) COMPUTER ARITHMETIC: ADDITION (pp. 5758) 
1.2


25 Nov 18 
pp. 5356 
Wikimedia Commons: CMOS 4000 Overview 1.2 

24 Nov 17 
Inside Gates TTL Logic Gates OR, NAND, NOR Truth Tables Simplified Falstad TTL OR Circuit with Logic Inputs 

NOVEMBER BREAK  
CLASS  REFERENCE  SUPPORT  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
23 Nov 12 

COMPUTER LOGIC Based on Venn diagrams BOOLEAN OPERATORS TransistorBased Logic Gates (p. 44) Inside Gates TTL Logic Gates AND, OR, NAND, NOR 

21 Nov 10 

20 Nov 9 
Review of the Feedback email for The Capacitor Visualizer The device that changed everything... Introducing the Transistor Transistor Basics, Testing, and Switches The NPN Transistor (2N3904): Animation The PNP Transistor (2N3906): Animation ACES' Frame Player: Transistors 

SESSION BREAK  
ANALOG 2: BUTTONS, SWITCHES, CAPACITORS, and TRANSISTORS (October 13 23) (9 CLASSES) 

CLASS  REFERENCE  SUPPORT  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
19 Oct 23 
Final DER Comments
Capacitors as Timers: `tau = R times C` Final Project Review for The Capacitor Visualizer 
1.1  
18 Oct 22 
The INSERT Tab Pt. 2: Tables, Header&Footer, Symbol <Watch this 4Part Video Series on Schematics 
1.1 

17 Oct 21 
The INSERT Tab Pt. 2: Tables, Header&Footer, Symbol <Watch this 4Part Video Series on Schematics 
1.1 

16 Oct 20 
The INSERT Tab Pt. 1: Picture, Date&Time, Page Break The REFERENCES Tab Table of Contents 
DER Exemplar 

15 Oct 19 
DER Guidelines 

14 Oct 16 
Measuring Capacitance with the DMM Review Capacitor Circuits on page 32 Prototype the circuit to the left... ...and then the rollover modification Capacitors as Timers: `tau = R times C` 

13 Oct 15 
Introducing TIME (Delays) into our Circuits Capacitor Codes The Charge/Discharge Circuit ACES' Frame Player: Capacitors 
Unit of Measure: Farads Ranges 

PBNO PBNC 
'Mechanical' Input Devices Buttons (PBNO, PBNC) ACES' Frame Player: Buttons Digital Button Logic: PullDown and PullUp Resistor Configurations 
Online TA Support 

Session Break  
ANALOG 1: SIGNALS, SUPPLY, SYMBOLS, and SCHEMATICS (September 1425) (10 Classes) 

CLASS  REFERENCE  SUPPORT  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
10 Sep 25 
Falstad: Voltage Division
Photocells (LightDependent Resistors (LDRs)) HeatDependent Resistors (Thermistors) Force/FlexSensitive Resistors (FSRs) ACES' Frame Player: Variable Resistors 

9 Sep 24 
The 1N400n Diode as Circuit Protection Device Variable Resistors and Voltage Division Mechanical Potentiometers ACES' Frame Player: Potentiometers 


8 Sep 23 
ACES' Frame Player: LED Circuits 

7 Sep 22 
Voltage: `V=IR`
Power: `P=IV` 
9V Batteries in Series and Parallel Fixed Resistors in Series and Parallel Concept of: Equivalent Resistance (`R_E`) ACES' Frame Player: Resistors 

6 Sep 21 
Power:
`P=IxxV` Q: How much POWER can our (fixed) resistors handle? A: ? Fixed Resistors in Series and Parallel Concept of: Equivalent Resistance (`R_E`) Using Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Laws to Analyze Circuits 
Analyze this... 

5 Sep 18 
A litte Math notation... Powers and Prefices (p. 75) Using Ohm's Law to determine the Current (I) in a circuit : `I=V/R` 
Greek Alphabet p. 77 

4 Sep 17 

3 Sep 16 
The Breadboard (Continued)
Voltage, Current (Direct and Alternating) Direction of Current Anode and Cathode Ohm's Law (in terms of Current): `I=V/R` 
Fixed (CurrentLimiting) Resistors 

2 Sep 15 
Where the magic happens! The Breadboard 

1 Sep 14 
DC Circuits' Cover Video... J. Goodwin's: The Student Counter Let's pick it up from Grade 9 Science... Voltage Ohm's Law (in terms of Voltage): `V=IxxR` Current Ohm's Law (in terms of Current): `I=V/R` 
Discussion: What is Electricity? The Atom Water Analogies 

0 Sep 10 
Adding ICS2O F/C Conferences
REPUTATION and RESPECT RSGC ACES CULTURE: Taking a Short, Medium, and Long Term View of your Futures ACES Hall of Fame: E. McAulliffe ('18), E. Peterson ('18) Mariano Elia ('15), Jack Gettings ('10) 
(PBS) Telsa: Master of Lightning 