# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Power and Transportation Task 990278230

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Differentiate between energy, power, and transportation.


Differentiation should include
  • definition of energy as the capacity to do work
  • definition of power as the rate at which work is performed or energy is expended (motive force)
  • definition of transportation as the movement of people or goods from one place to another (using motive force).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is energy?
  • What is work?
  • What is force?
  • How does rate of work affect power?
  • How do we move people and products?
  • Why do we need to move people or products?

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

1. The Characteristics and Scope of Technology


18. Transportation Technologies


2. The Core Concepts of Technology


3. The Relationships Among Technologies and the Connections Between Technology and Other Fields


TSA Competitive Events



Flight Endurance


Transportation Modeling