# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 965916595

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.

Definition

Examination should include
  • technological systems used in the industry
  • mathematical, scientific, social, ethical, and economic principles underlying the technological systems
  • impact of energy systems, fuel sources, and other technological systems on the production of goods and services
  • use of emerging and alternative energy resources in the production of goods and services
  • generation and distribution of energy to industries/organizations for use in creating goods and services.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are examples of ethical issues related to technologies?
  • Why are energy systems so important to industries/organizations?
  • Why is it important to maintain technological systems?
  • How does energy transmission affect technological systems?
  • What are the possible effects of alternative energy sources on industries?
  • What would life be like without a reliable source of energy?
  • What would be the effect of using electric vehicles to transport/deliver/ship goods?

Other Related Standards

Suggested Learning Activities

Underlying Principles of Technology: The Impact of Technology on Business and Industry

Objective: Describe the impact of technology on businesses and/or industries that relate to a student's program of study.

Materials: 
  • Access to newspapers, magazines, trade journals, and the Internet;
  • Forms, "Field Trip Report," "Interview with Expert from the Community," "Student Summary of New Technologies and Trends,"
  • Teacher Notes

Suggested Resources for Topics in Energy

Curriculum Resources to Reinforce Energy Topics

Exploring Energy Careers in the Fields of Oil and Gas

Exploring Energy Resources