# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Technology 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: Challenging Technology Issues ♦ Essays on Technology
32 Identify examples of technology throughout history. TSA Competitive Events: Challenging Technology Issues ♦ Essays on Technology
33 Describe inventions that have been important to society. TSA Competitive Events: Challenging Technology Issues ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Prepared Speech ♦ Tech Bowl
34 Research careers and the technologies used in them. TSA Competitive Events: Career Prep
35 Describe how society affects technology and technology affects society. TSA Competitive Events: Challenging Technology Issues ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Prepared Speech
36 Identify emerging technologies. TSA Competitive Events: Environmental Engineering ♦ Medical Technology ♦ Prepared Speech ♦ Tech Bowl
37 Predict future technological changes. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Medical Technology ♦ Tech Bowl
38 Identify resources used in technology. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering ♦ Tech Bowl
39 Identify the six simple machines. TSA Competitive Events: Tech Bowl
40 Differentiate between types of materials. TSA Competitive Events: Tech Bowl
41 Demonstrate safe use of a minimum of three tools and/or pieces of equipment. TSA Competitive Events: Dragster ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering
42 Demonstrate various types of measuring. TSA Competitive Events: Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering
43 Create sketches and drawings. TSA Competitive Events: Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering
44 Describe a problem-solving process. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production ♦ Problem Solving ♦ Structural Engineering ♦ System Control Technology
45 Apply a problem-solving process. TSA Competitive Events: Problem Solving
46 Illustrate how processes change inputs to outputs in any system. TSA Competitive Events: Mass Production ♦ System Control Technology
47 Identify the parts of a system within a device. TSA Competitive Events: Mass Production ♦ System Control Technology
48 Explain the coding system used for the microcontroller. TSA Competitive Events: Microcontroller Design
50 Identify the designed-world areas. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Challenging Technology Issues ♦ Community Service Video ♦ Construction Challenge ♦ Dragster ♦ Electrical Applications ♦ Flight ♦ Mass Production ♦ Medical Technology ♦ Tech Bowl
51 Describe the energy and power area of technology. TSA Competitive Events: Electrical Applications ♦ System Control Technology
52 Describe the medical area of technology. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Medical Technology ♦ Tech Bowl
53 Describe the agricultural and related biotechnologies area of technology. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology ♦ Environmental Engineering ♦ Medical Technology ♦ Tech Bowl
54 Describe the information and communication area of technology. TSA Competitive Events: Children's Stories ♦ Community Service Video ♦ Digital Photography ♦ Geospatial Technology (Virginia only) ♦ Microcontroller Design ♦ Promotional Marketing ♦ STEM Animation ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Video Game Design ♦ Website Design
55 Describe the architecture and construction area of technology. TSA Competitive Events: Construction Challenge ♦ Tech Bowl
56 Describe the transportation area of technology. TSA Competitive Events: Dragster ♦ Flight ♦ Structural Engineering ♦ Tech Bowl
57 Describe the manufacturing area of technology. TSA Competitive Events: Inventions and Innovations ♦ Mass Production ♦ Tech Bowl