# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sustainability and Renewable Technologies Task 1663518720

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Create a new product from existing products using the cradle-to-cradle approach.


Creation should include reclaiming material and parts from two or more existing products and using them to remanufacture a new product.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What benefits does the cradle-to-cradle approach confer on the consumer and the product developers?
  • How can a new product be made from a discarded product?
  • Why is it important to look at existing products and their parts when creating new products?
  • What is an example of a new product made from multiple existing products? Why is this something to consider when creating a new product?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will apply social science skills to understand political and social conditions in the United States during the early twenty-first century by

  1. assessing the development of and changes in domestic policies, with emphasis on the impact of the role the United States Supreme Court played in defining a constitutional right to privacy, affirming equal rights, and upholding the rule of law;
  2. evaluating and explaining the changes in foreign policies and the role of the United States in a world confronted by international terrorism, with emphasis on the American response to 9/11 (September 11, 2001);
  3. evaluating the evolving and changing role of government, including its role in the American economy; and
  4. explaining scientific and technological changes and evaluating their impact on American culture

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

10. The Role of Troubleshooting, Research and Development, Invention and Innovation, and Experimentation in Problem Solving


9. Engineering Design