# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Inventions and Innovations Task 1247822294

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate various types of measuring.

Definition

Demonstration may include using a ruler, thermometer, micrometer, and Volt-Ohm-Milliammeter (VOM). Measuring may include U.S. customary, metric, and other ways of measuring distance, angles, volume, area, and weight.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How do you apply each step of the problem-solving process?
  • How can each member of the team be involved in production?
  • What materials and tools are needed to make the product?
  • How will the result be evaluated?

Related Standards of Learning

Mathematics

6.2

The student will
  1. represent and determine equivalencies among fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and percents; and
  2. compare and order positive rational numbers.

6.7

The student will
  1. derive π (pi);
  2. solve problems, including practical problems, involving circumference and area of a circle; and
  3. solve problems, including practical problems, involving area and perimeter of triangles and rectangles.

6.9

The student will determine congruence of segments, angles, and polygons.

7.3

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

7.4

The student will
  1. describe and determine the volume and surface area of rectangular prisms and cylinders; and
  2. solve problems, including practical problems, involving the volume and surface area of rectangular prisms and cylinders.

7.5

The student will solve problems, including practical problems, involving the relationship between corresponding sides and corresponding angles of similar quadrilaterals and triangles.

8.5

The student will use the relationships among pairs of angles that are vertical angles, adjacent angles, supplementary angles, and complementary angles to determine the measure of unknown angles.

8.6

The student will
  1. solve problems, including practical problems, involving volume and surface area of cones and square-based pyramids; and
  2. describe how changing one measured attribute of a rectangular prism affects the volume and surface area.

8.9

The student will
  1. verify the Pythagorean Theorem; and
  2. apply the Pythagorean Theorem.

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.

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