# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Forensic Technology Task 18310493

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Distinguish among firearm characteristics.

Definition

Distinction should be made among
  • types of firearms (e.g., handguns, rifles, shotguns, machine guns)
  • rifling patterns
  • caliber of ammunition
  • barrel sizes.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is an automatic or semiautomatic weapon?
  • What is the breechblock?
  • What is the choke on a shotgun?
  • What is slide and lever action?
  • What is bolt action?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

1. The Characteristics and Scope of Technology

 

8. The Attributes of Design