# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Technological Systems TSA Competitive Events Correlation by Task

CTE Resource Center - Verso

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TSA Competitive Events Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
31 Explain technology. TSA Competitive Events: Debating Technological Issues ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Prepared Speech
32 Analyze the core concepts of technology. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Debating Technological Issues ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Problem Solving ♦ System Control Technology
35 Analyze systems of the designed world, using the Universal Systems Model. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Inventions and Innovations ♦ Mass Production ♦ Medical Technology
38 Explain the potential technological impacts of products and systems. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Challenging Technology Issues ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Inventions and Innovations ♦ Medical Technology ♦ Prepared Speech
39 Explain the influences of technology on history. TSA Competitive Events: Challenging Technology Issues ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Prepared Speech ♦ Tech Bowl
40 Demonstrate safe use of a minimum of seven tools and/or pieces of equipment. TSA Competitive Events: Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering
41 Demonstrate the process for changing inputs to outputs in any system (Universal Systems Model). TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Electrical Applications ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Video Game Design ♦ Website Design
42 Distinguish the characteristics/properties of materials and families of materials. TSA Competitive Events: Inventions and Innovations ♦ Mass Production ♦ Tech Bowl
43 Design a model of a product or process, using computer-aided design systems. TSA Competitive Events: Dragster ♦ Mass Production
44 Maintain a design portfolio/engineer’s notebook. TSA Competitive Events: Career Prep ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Geospatial Technology (Virginia only) ♦ Video Game Design
45 Design an information or communication system to solve a problem. TSA Competitive Events: STEM Animation ♦ Video Game Design ♦ Website Design
46 Explain the coding system used for microcontrollers. TSA Competitive Events: Microcontroller Design
48 Design a manufacturing system to solve a problem. TSA Competitive Events: Environmental Engineering
49 Design a construction system to solve a problem. TSA Competitive Events: Construction Challenge ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Structural Engineering
50 Design a transportation system to solve a problem. TSA Competitive Events: Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Geospatial Technology (Virginia only)
51 Design an energy and power system to solve a problem. TSA Competitive Events: Construction Challenge ♦ Electrical Applications ♦ System Control Technology
52 Design an agricultural and related biotechnologies system to solve a problem. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Medical Technology
53 Design a medical technology system to solve a problem. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Electrical Applications ♦ Medical Technology ♦ System Control Technology
54 Analyze the cause of a failure or a problem in a technological system. TSA Competitive Events: Electrical Applications ♦ Mass Production ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Video Game Design ♦ Website Design
55 Assess the impact of technological systems on individuals, resources, society, and the environment. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Geospatial Technology (Virginia only) ♦ Medical Technology ♦ System Control Technology
56 Research careers related to technological systems. TSA Competitive Events: Career Prep