PLTW – Digital Electronics – 9751

The digital realm is built on two basic words, ON and OFF. This ON/OFF switching is the same logic used to build the digital electronic circuits inside your laptop computer, drone and smartphone. In this class you will explore how the simple concept of ON/OFF creates a world of endless digital capabilities for you to learn and build. Students will design physical circuits and microcontrollers in which they will have the ability to run traffic signs, automate toll-booths and even count votes for an election. The labs demonstrate the real-world implementation of otherwise abstract academic concepts and provide valuable experience in breadboarding, testing and debugging circuits.

Grades and Credits

Grades: 10, 11, 12 — Credits: 2 Type: Practical Art

Related Courses

PLTW Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, PLTW Introduction to Engineering Design, PLTW Principles of Engineering

Prerequisites

All PLTW courses require concurrent enrollment in (or satisfactory completion of) appropriate grade-level math and science courses