COURSE CODE: 8477

Technological Systems

SCED Code: 21001
Virginia Extended Description: 6
Suggested Grade Level: 7, 8
Duration: 6 Weeks
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: TSA
Non-Traditional?: F

Students combine resources and techniques to create systems, attaining comprehension of how technological systems work. Students will explore, design, analyze, and evaluate technological systems. By simulating systems and assessing their impacts, students gain insight into how to approach the problems and opportunities of a technological world. Students will also explore technology-oriented careers. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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