# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Technological Systems Task 1303681797

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Analyze the Universal Systems Model.


Analysis should include
  • inputs (e.g., people, materials, time, capital, energy, equipment, information)
  • processes (e.g., management, production)
  • outputs (e.g., intended, unintended)
  • feedback (e.g., open-loop, closed-loop).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the difference between open- and closed-loop feedback?
  • How does feedback change your process?
  • What is an example of a production process?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. analyzing and interpreting artifacts and primary and secondary sources to understand events in United States history;
  2. analyzing and interpreting geographic information to determine patterns and trends in United States history;
  3. interpreting charts, graphs, and pictures to determine characteristics of people, places, or events in United States history;
  4. using evidence to draw conclusions and make generalizations;
  5. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, and political perspectives in United States history;
  6. determining relationships with multiple causes or effects in United States history;
  7. explaining connections across time and place;
  8. using a decision-making model to identify costs and benefits of a specific choice made;
  9. identifying the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the ethical use of material or intellectual property; and
  10. investigating and researching to develop products orally and in writing.