# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Inventions and Innovations 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 the importance of technology in the development of society. TSA Competitive Events: Challenging Technology Issues ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Inventions and Innovations ♦ Prepared Speech
32 Describe inventions that have affected society. TSA Competitive Events: Essays on Technology ♦ Inventions and Innovations ♦ Prepared Speech
33 Research the areas of the designed world. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Medical Technology
34 Explain how inventions and innovations relate to the development of new products, processes, and systems. TSA Competitive Events: Essays on Technology ♦ Inventions and Innovations ♦ Prepared Speech
35 Identify the purpose of patents and copyrights. TSA Competitive Events: Community Service Video ♦ Inventions and Innovations ♦ Mass Production ♦ Promotional Marketing ♦ STEM Animation ♦ Video Game Design ♦ Website Design
36 Describe the engineering design process. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering ♦ System Control Technology
37 Explain the characteristics of the engineering design process. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production ♦ Prepared Speech ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering ♦ System Control Technology
38 Explain the impact of the criteria and constraints for a design. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering ♦ System Control Technology
39 Develop designs for presenting to the class. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Problem Solving ♦ System Control Technology
40 Demonstrate safe use of a minimum of five tools and/or pieces of equipment. TSA Competitive Events: Dragster ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering
41 Demonstrate various types of measuring. TSA Competitive Events: Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Problem Solving
42 Create sketches and drawings. TSA Competitive Events: Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering
43 Develop designs for a given problem. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Problem Solving ♦ System Control Technology
44 Evaluate a product design with the goal of innovation. TSA Competitive Events: Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production ♦ System Control Technology
45 Design an improvement for an existing product. TSA Competitive Events: Inventions and Innovations
46 Produce a model, or prototype, of a design. TSA Competitive Events: Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production
47 Produce a presentation. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Inventions and Innovations ♦ Medical Technology ♦ STEM Animation ♦ Video Game Design ♦ Website Design
48 Simulate the formation of a business or a company. TSA Competitive Events: Mass Production ♦ Tech Bowl
49 Identify personnel required to operate the business or company. TSA Competitive Events: Mass Production ♦ Tech Bowl
50 Develop advertising techniques to market a product. TSA Competitive Events: Mass Production ♦ Promotional Marketing
51 Calculate profit or loss. TSA Competitive Events: Mass Production
52 Participate as part of a cooperative team. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Chapter Team ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Geospatial Technology (Virginia only) ♦ Inventions and Innovations ♦ Leadership Strategies ♦ Mass Production ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Tech Bowl ♦ Website Design
53 Gather information about a potential invention or innovation. TSA Competitive Events: Inventions and Innovations ♦ Mass Production
54 Illustrate ideas for developing an invention or innovation. TSA Competitive Events: Inventions and Innovations ♦ Mass Production ♦ Technical Design
55 Conduct market research on an invention or innovation. TSA Competitive Events: Promotional Marketing ♦ Technical Design
56 Develop a production plan to create a model of an invention or an innovation. TSA Competitive Events: Inventions and Innovations ♦ Mass Production
57 Prepare working drawings to support the production of the invention or innovation model. TSA Competitive Events: Inventions and Innovations ♦ Mass Production ♦ Technical Design
58 Construct a model or a prototype of an invention and/or innovation. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Mass Production ♦ Medical Technology
59 Evaluate the model through assessment, or the prototype through testing. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production ♦ Medical Technology ♦ Structural Engineering
60 Participate in a production system of the chosen model. TSA Competitive Events: Community Service Video ♦ Mass Production ♦ Promotional Marketing