# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Electronics Systems I Task 1258221476

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Determine the direction of current flow in DC circuits.


Determination should include an understanding of the characteristics, operation, and application of simple direct-current circuits and theory.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is direct current? What are the characteristics of DC circuits?
  • What types of voltage and power sources are associated with DC circuits?
  • What are examples of DC circuits and applications?
  • What mathematical concepts can be applied to better understand the characteristics of DC circuits?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will investigate and understand how to diagram, construct, and analyze basic electrical circuits and explain the function of various circuit components. Key concepts include
  1. Ohm’s law;
  2. series, parallel, and combined circuits;
  3. electrical power; and
  4. alternating and direct currents.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

1. The Characteristics and Scope of Technology


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


11. Apply the Design Processes


12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems


13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems


16. Energy and Power Technologies


2. The Core Concepts of Technology


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


7. The Influence of Technology on History


8. The Attributes of Design


9. Engineering Design


TSA Competitive Events

Principles of Technology (Virginia only)


System Control Technology


Technology Bowl