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TSA Competitive Events 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 Explain the influence of technological systems. TSA Competitive Events: System Control Technology ♦ Technology Problem Solving
40 Describe the characteristics and scope of technology. TSA Competitive Events: Essays on Technology ♦ Technology Bowl ♦ Technology Problem Solving
41 Identify the core concepts of technology. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Technology Bowl ♦ Technology Problem Solving
42 Identify historical technology milestones and advancements. TSA Competitive Events: Technology Bowl
43 Examine technological systems. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design
44 Define engineering. TSA Competitive Events: Engineering Design ♦ Structural Design and Engineering
46 Research an engineering achievement. TSA Competitive Events: Essays on Technology
47 Present information pertaining to an engineering achievement. TSA Competitive Events: Extemporaneous Speech ♦ Prepared Presentation
48 Describe the principal fields for specialization in engineering. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ Scientific Visualization (SciVis) ♦ Structural Design and Engineering ♦ Video Game Design
51 Explain the importance of communication between engineers and their clients. TSA Competitive Events: Engineering Design
52 Explain the relevance of the National Society of Professional Engineers Code of Ethics. TSA Competitive Events: Engineering Design
56 Apply measuring skills using instrumentation. TSA Competitive Events: Architectural Design
57 Demonstrate conversion techniques for units of measurement. TSA Competitive Events: Architectural Design
58 Demonstrate the use of engineering design graphics and descriptive geometry. TSA Competitive Events: Architectural Design ♦ Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Architecture ♦ Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Engineering ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Structural Design and Engineering
59 Apply the techniques and benefits of sketching. TSA Competitive Events: Digital Video Production ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Scientific Visualization (SciVis) ♦ Technology Problem Solving ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
60 Draw orthographic and isometric projections, using basic technical drawing instruments. TSA Competitive Events: Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Engineering ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design
61 Explain rapid prototyping to develop models. TSA Competitive Events: Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)
62 Demonstrate research techniques/strategies used by engineers. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Structural Design and Engineering
68 Define an engineering design process. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ Geospatial Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Technology Problem Solving ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
70 Identify the requirements and constraints of the design problem. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Technology Problem Solving ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
71 Research potential solutions to the design problem. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ Geospatial Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
72 Generate multiple solutions to the design problem. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Technology Problem Solving ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
73 Sketch the solutions to a design problem. TSA Competitive Events: Architectural Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
74 Evaluate the requirements and constraints of each potential solution to the design problem. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Technology Problem Solving ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
75 Justify an optimal solution to the design problem. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
76 Create a model or prototype for the chosen solution. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Technology Problem Solving ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
77 Test the solution to the design problem. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
78 Evaluate the test results. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
79 Modify the solution to the design problem, if needed. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
80 Test the modification/alternate solution, if needed. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ System Control Technology
81 Document the final project report. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Digital Video Production ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Fashion Design and Technology ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ Future Technology Teacher ♦ Music Production ♦ Scientific Visualization (SciVis) ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Transportation Modeling ♦ Video Game Design
82 Present the final project report. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Fashion Design and Technology ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ Future Technology Teacher ♦ Music Production ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Video Game Design
83 Research local problems that could benefit from engineering solutions. TSA Competitive Events: Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Essays on Technology