# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Technological Systems Task 1628566769

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Design an energy and power system to solve a problem.

Definition

Design should include using available resources and the problem-solving process to define and establish an energy and power system, adhering to project parameters.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is an energy and power system?
  • What are different sources of energy and power systems?
  • How are energy and power systems used to solve a problem?

Related Standards of Learning

English

6.2

The student will create multimodal presentations that effectively communicate ideas.
  1. Use effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to deliver multimodal presentations.
  2. Use language and vocabulary appropriate to audience, topic, and purpose.
  3. Give collaborative and individual formal and informal interactive presentations.
  4. Paraphrase and summarize key ideas of a presentation.

6.6

The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Skim materials using text features such as type, headings, and graphics to predict and categorize information.
  2. Identify main idea.
  3. Summarize supporting details.
  4. Create an objective summary including main idea and supporting details.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences based on explicit and implied information.
  6. Identify the author’s organizational pattern(s).
  7. Identify transitional words and phrases that signal an author’s organizational pattern.
  8. Differentiate between fact and opinion.
  9. Identify cause and effect relationships.
  10. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  11. Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

7.2

The student will create multimodal presentations both individually and in a group that effectively communicate ideas.
  1. Select, organize, and create content to complement and extend meaning for a selected topic.
  2. Use effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to deliver multimodal presentations.
  3. Use language and vocabulary appropriate to audience, topic, and purpose.
  4. Paraphrase and summarize a speaker’s key ideas.

7.6

The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Skim materials using text features including type, headings, and graphics to predict and categorize information.
  2. Identify an author’s organizational pattern using textual clues, such as transitional words and phrases.
  3. Make inferences and draw logical conclusions using explicit and implied textual evidence.
  4. Differentiate between fact and opinion.
  5. Identify the source, viewpoint, and purpose of texts.
  6. Describe how word choice and language structure convey an author’s viewpoint.
  7. Identify the main idea.
  8. Summarize text identifying supporting details.
  9. Create an objective summary including main idea and supporting details.
  10. Identify cause and effect relationships.
  11. Organize and synthesize information for use in written and other formats.
  12. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  13. Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

8.2

The student will develop and deliver multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
  1. Select, organize, and create multimodal content that encompasses opposing points of view.
  2. Choose vocabulary and tone appropriate to the audience, topic, and purpose.
  3. Use effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to deliver multimodal presentations.
  4. Cite information sources.
  5. Respond to audience questions and comments.
  6. Differentiate between Standard English and informal language.
  7. Evaluate presentations.

8.6

The student will read, comprehend, and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Identify an author’s organizational pattern using textual clues, such as transitional words and phrases.
  2. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to analyze selections.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview or locate information.
  4. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
  5. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, word choice, and impact.
  6. Analyze details for relevance and accuracy.
  7. Differentiate between fact and opinion.
  8. Identify the main idea.
  9. Summarize the text identifying supporting details.
  10. Identify cause and effect relationships.
  11. Evaluate, organize, and synthesize information for use in written and other formats.
  12. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  13. Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

History and Social Science

CE.1

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

  1. analyzing and interpreting evidence from primary and secondary sources, including charts, graphs, and political cartoons;
  2. analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
  3. analyzing information to create diagrams, tables, charts, graphs, and spreadsheets;
  4. determining the accuracy and validity of information by separating fact and opinion and recognizing bias;
  5. constructing informed, evidence-based arguments from multiple sources;
  6. determining multiple cause-and-effect relationships that impact political and economic events;
  7. taking informed action to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze and explain the costs and benefits of a specific choice;
  9. applying civic virtue and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
  10. defending conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from sources.

CE.13

The student will apply social science skills to understand the role of government in the United States economy by

  1. examining competition in the marketplace;
  2. explaining how and why government provides certain goods and services;
  3. describing how local, state, and federal governments allocate their budgets and collect taxes to pay for goods and services they provide;
  4. explaining the structure and main function of the Federal Reserve System and how it acts as the nation’s central bank;
  5. describing how governments regulate to protect consumers, labor, the environment, competition in the marketplace, and property rights; and
  6. explaining the role of government currency and analyzing the purpose of a money economy.

USI.1

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 the 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.

USI.8

The student will apply social science skills to understand westward expansion and reform in America from 1801 to 1861 by

  1. describing territorial expansion and how it affected the political map of the United States, with emphasis on the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark expedition, and the acquisitions of Florida, Texas, Oregon, and California;
  2. explaining how geographic and economic factors influenced the westward movement of settlers;
  3. explaining the impact of westward expansion on American Indians;
  4. describing the impact of inventions, including the cotton gin, the reaper, the steamboat, and the steam locomotive, on life in America; and
  5. explaining the main ideas of the abolitionist and women’s suffrage movements.

USII.1

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.

USII.4

The student will apply social science skills to understand how life changed after the Civil War by

  1. examining the reasons for westward expansion, including its impact on American Indians;
  2. explaining the reasons for the increase in immigration, growth of cities, and challenges arising from this expansion;
  3. describing racial segregation, the rise of “Jim Crow,” and other constraints faced by African Americans and other groups in the post-Reconstruction South;
  4. explaining the impact of new inventions, the rise of big business, the growth of industry, and the changes to life on American farms in response to industrialization; and
  5. evaluating and explaining the impact of the Progressive Movement on child labor, working conditions, the rise of organized labor, women’s suffrage, and the temperance movement.

USII.6

The student will apply social science skills to understand the social, economic, and technological changes of the early twentieth century by

  1. explaining how developments in factory and labor productivity, transportation (including the use of the automobile), communication, and rural electrification changed American life and standard of living;
  2. describing the social and economic changes that took place, including prohibition and the Great Migration north and west;
  3. examining art, literature, and music from the 1920s and 1930s, with emphasis on Langston Hughes, Duke Ellington, Georgia O’Keeffe, and the Harlem Renaissance; and
  4. analyzing the causes of the Great Depression, its impact on Americans, and the major features of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal.

USII.8

The student will apply social science skills to understand the economic, social, and political transformation of the United States and the world between the end of World War II and the present by

  1. describing the rebuilding of Europe and Japan after World War II, the emergence of the United States and the Soviet Union as superpowers, and the establishment of the United Nations;
  2. describing the conversion from a wartime to a peacetime economy;
  3. examining the role of the United States in defending freedom during the Cold War, including the wars in Korea and Vietnam, the Cuban missile crisis, the collapse of communism in Europe, and the rise of new challenges;
  4. describing the changing patterns of society, including expanded educational and economic opportunities for military veterans, women, and minorities; and
  5. evaluating and explaining the impact of international trade and globalization on American life.

USII.9

The student will apply social science skills to understand the key domestic and international issues during the second half of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries by

  1. examining the impact of the Civil Rights Movement, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the changing role of women on all Americans;
  2. describing the development of new technologies in communication, entertainment, and business and their impact on American life;
  3. analyzing how representative citizens have influenced America scientifically, culturally, academically, and economically; and
  4. evaluating and explaining American foreign policy, immigration, the global environment, and other emerging issues.

Mathematics

6.6

  1. add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers;
  2. solve practical problems involving operations with integers; and
  3. simplify numerical expressions involving integers.

7.2

The student will solve practical problems involving operations with rational numbers.

7.3

The student will solve single-step and multistep practical problems, using proportional reasoning.

8.3

The student will
  1. estimate and determine the two consecutive integers between which a square root lies; and
  2. determine both the positive and negative square roots of a given perfect square.

8.14

The student will
  1. evaluate an algebraic expression for given replacement values of the variables; and
  2. simplify algebraic expressions in one variable.

8.17

The student will solve multistep linear equations in one variable with the variable on one or both sides of the equation, including practical problems that require the solution of a multistep linear equation in one variable.

Science

6.1

The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations in which
  1. observations are made involving fine discrimination between similar objects and organisms;
  2. precise and approximate measurements are recorded;
  3. scale models are used to estimate distance, volume, and quantity;
  4. hypotheses are stated in ways that identify the independent and dependent variables;
  5. a method is devised to test the validity of predictions and inferences;
  6. one variable is manipulated over time, using many repeated trials;
  7. data are collected, recorded, analyzed, and reported using metric measurements and tools;
  8. data are analyzed and communicated through graphical representation;
  9. models and simulations are designed and used to illustrate and explain phenomena and systems; and
  10. current applications are used to reinforce science concepts.

LS.1

The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations in which
  1. data are organized into tables showing repeated trials and means;
  2. a classification system is developed based on multiple attributes;
  3. triple beam and electronic balances, thermometers, metric rulers, graduated cylinders, and probeware are used to gather data;
  4. models and simulations are constructed and used to illustrate and explain phenomena;
  5. sources of experimental error are identified;
  6. dependent variables, independent variables, and constants are identified;
  7. variables are controlled to test hypotheses, and trials are repeated;
  8. data are organized, communicated through graphical representation, interpreted, and used to make predictions;
  9. patterns are identified in data and are interpreted and evaluated; and
  10. current applications are used to reinforce life science concepts.

PS.1

The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations in which
  1. chemicals and equipment are used safely;
  2. length, mass, volume, density, temperature, weight, and force are accurately measured;
  3. conversions are made among metric units, applying appropriate prefixes;
  4. triple beam and electronic balances, thermometers, metric rulers, graduated cylinders, probeware, and spring scales are used to gather data;
  5. numbers are expressed in scientific notation where appropriate;
  6. independent and dependent variables, constants, controls, and repeated trials are identified;
  7. data tables showing the independent and dependent variables, derived quantities, and the number of trials are constructed and interpreted;
  8. data tables for descriptive statistics showing specific measures of central tendency, the range of the data set, and the number of repeated trials are constructed and interpreted;
  9. frequency distributions, scatterplots, line plots, and histograms are constructed and interpreted;
  10. valid conclusions are made after analyzing data;
  11. research methods are used to investigate practical problems and questions;
  12. experimental results are presented in appropriate written form; and
  13. models and simulations are constructed and used to illustrate and explain phenomena;
  14. current applications of physical science concepts are used.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

10. The Role of Troubleshooting, Research and Development, Invention and Innovation, and Experimentation in Problem Solving

 

11. Apply the Design Processes

 

12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems

  

13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems

 

16. Energy and Power Technologies

 

8. The Attributes of Design

 

9. Engineering Design

 

TSA Competitive Events

Construction Challenge

 

Electrical Applications

 

System Control Technology