# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sustainability and Renewable Technologies ITEEA National Standards Correlation by Task

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

ITEEA National Standards 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
39 Interpret sustainability as it applies to social, economic, and environmental issues. ITEEA National Standards: 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems ♦ 15. Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies ♦ 16. Energy and Power Technologies ♦ 17. Information and Communication Technologies ♦ 19. Manufacturing Technologies ♦ 20. Construction Technologies ♦ 4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology ♦ 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment ♦ 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology
40 Illustrate the interconnectedness of the global community. ITEEA National Standards: 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems ♦ 17. Information and Communication Technologies ♦ 3. The Relationships Among Technologies and the Connections Between Technology and Other Fields ♦ 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology
41 Compare and contrast renewable resources and non-renewable resources. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies ♦ 18. Transportation Technologies ♦ 19. Manufacturing Technologies ♦ 20. Construction Technologies ♦ 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment
42 Develop a working glossary of terms related to sustainability and renewable technologies. ITEEA National Standards: 2. The Core Concepts of Technology
43 Evaluate a variety of media and informational sources for reliability, bias, and propaganda. ITEEA National Standards: 17. Information and Communication Technologies
44 Analyze an individual’s impact on natural resources. ITEEA National Standards: 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems ♦ 15. Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies ♦ 18. Transportation Technologies ♦ 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment
45 Calculate an individual’s carbon footprint, ecological footprint, and water footprint. ITEEA National Standards: 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems ♦ 15. Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies ♦ 18. Transportation Technologies ♦ 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment
46 Implement practices to reduce personal carbon footprint. ITEEA National Standards: 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems ♦ 15. Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies ♦ 18. Transportation Technologies ♦ 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment
47 Research quality-of-life issues in developed and developing countries. ITEEA National Standards: 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems ♦ 14. Medical Technologies ♦ 4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology
48 Compare and contrast quality of life in developing nations with quality of life in developed nations. ITEEA National Standards: 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems ♦ 14. Medical Technologies ♦ 4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology
49 Research the relationships among standard of living, economic growth, and energy consumption. ITEEA National Standards: 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems ♦ 14. Medical Technologies ♦ 16. Energy and Power Technologies ♦ 4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology
50 Differentiate between needs and wants. ITEEA National Standards: 2. The Core Concepts of Technology ♦ 4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology ♦ 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology
51 Illustrate the interconnectedness of needs and wants and resource availability. ITEEA National Standards: 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems ♦ 2. The Core Concepts of Technology ♦ 3. The Relationships Among Technologies and the Connections Between Technology and Other Fields ♦ 4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology ♦ 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology
52 Identify factors that influence consumer choices. ITEEA National Standards: 4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology ♦ 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology
53 Explain economic interests as a motivating force behind energy usage decisions. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies ♦ 4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology ♦ 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology
54 Investigate the role of government and budgetary allocation in providing access to and distribution of resources. ITEEA National Standards: 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology
55 Perform a life-cycle cost analysis. ITEEA National Standards: 19. Manufacturing Technologies
56 Analyze the relationship between population and carrying capacity. ITEEA National Standards: 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment
57 Research a country's gross domestic product (GDP) and its correlation to resource consumption. ITEEA National Standards: 4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology
58 Examine the environmental impacts of the extraction and reliance on fossil fuels. ITEEA National Standards: 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment ♦ 7. The Influence of Technology on History
59 Outline a major environmental issue that affects human health and the viability of our planet. ITEEA National Standards: 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment
60 Demonstrate a major technological environmental issue’s effect on global and local human health and the viability of our planet. ITEEA National Standards: 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment ♦ 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology ♦ 7. The Influence of Technology on History
61 Debate strategies for responding to major environmental issues. ITEEA National Standards: 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment
62 Explain basic concepts of ecology and environmental science. ITEEA National Standards: 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology ♦ 7. The Influence of Technology on History
63 Examine the interconnectedness between man-made structures and the natural environment. ITEEA National Standards: 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems ♦ 20. Construction Technologies ♦ 3. The Relationships Among Technologies and the Connections Between Technology and Other Fields ♦ 9. Engineering Design
64 Examine definitions of climate change. ITEEA National Standards: 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment
65 Examine the scientific research regarding climate change. ITEEA National Standards: 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment
67 Examine the economic impacts of climate change. ITEEA National Standards: 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment ♦ 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology ♦ 7. The Influence of Technology on History
68 Research the impact of mankind's use of technology on the environment. ITEEA National Standards: 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment
69 Compare sustainable alternatives in agriculture. ITEEA National Standards: 15. Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies
70 Identify sustainable alternatives in construction and building management. ITEEA National Standards: 20. Construction Technologies ♦ 9. Engineering Design
71 Explain the environmental impact of new construction versus renovation. ITEEA National Standards: 20. Construction Technologies ♦ 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment ♦ 9. Engineering Design
72 Design methods to reduce energy consumption in a given process in building management. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies ♦ 9. Engineering Design
73 Research how effects from climate change can be mitigated. ITEEA National Standards: 5. The Effects of Technology on the Environment
74 Analyze linear and cyclical approaches to life cycles of common technological products. ITEEA National Standards: 12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems ♦ 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems
75 Create a new product from existing products using the cradle-to-cradle approach. ITEEA National Standards: 10. The Role of Troubleshooting, Research and Development, Invention and Innovation, and Experimentation in Problem Solving ♦ 9. Engineering Design
76 Explain different energy technologies and their capacity to meet the social, economic, and environmental needs for a sustainable future. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies
77 Predict the ability of renewable and nonrenewable energy resources to meet future demand. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies
78 Analyze barriers to implementation of renewable technology and practices. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies ♦ 4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology ♦ 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology
79 Propose methods of overcoming barriers to implementation of renewable technology and practices. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies ♦ 4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology ♦ 6. The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology
80 Assess the accessibility of renewable technologies within a given geographical area. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies
81 Measure energy output of a renewable energy source using proper instruments. ITEEA National Standards: 12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems ♦ 16. Energy and Power Technologies
82 Explain the function of the basic components of a photovoltaic system. ITEEA National Standards: 12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems ♦ 16. Energy and Power Technologies ♦ 2. The Core Concepts of Technology ♦ 9. Engineering Design
83 Produce a working wind turbine. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies ♦ 9. Engineering Design
84 Investigate the effects of light intensity and color on the energy output of a photovoltaic (PV) array. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies
85 Construct a model of a photovoltaic (PV) array and/or wind turbine system that powers a small device. ITEEA National Standards: 11. Apply the Design Processes ♦ 16. Energy and Power Technologies ♦ 9. Engineering Design
86 Investigate how wind speed and direction affect wind turbine energy output. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies
87 Explain the basic principles of geothermal and geo-exchange systems. ITEEA National Standards: 16. Energy and Power Technologies ♦ 9. Engineering Design
88 Compare and contrast sustainable alternatives and conventional building practices. ITEEA National Standards: 13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems