# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Engineering Explorations I Task 1727232129

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Define risk and safety.

Definition

Definition should include the following:
  • Safety is the minimization of risk.
  • Risk is the exposure to the chance of injury, loss, or danger.
  • Risk management is the technique of weighing risk to make a positive change.
  • There is risk with new products and services and the potential for lawsuits.
  • Identify engineering ethics.
  • Safety is an engineering ethic that must never be compromised or overseen.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the potential consequences of failure and benefits of success, short-term or long-term?
  • What is the expected probability of any potential outcome?
  • What are the threshold risk levels?
  • Why is safety the most important engineering ethic in terms of product function?

Related Standards of Learning

English

9.3

The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts.
  1. Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to understand complex words.
  2. Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meanings of words and phrases.
  3. Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation.
  4. Identify the meaning of common idioms.
  5. Explain the meaning of literary and classical allusions and figurative language in text.
  6. Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

10.3

The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts.
  1. Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms, to understand complex words.
  2. Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meanings of words and phrases.
  3. Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation.
  4. Explain the meaning of common idioms.
  5. Explain the meaning of literary and classical allusions and figurative language in text.
  6. Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

11.3

The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts.
  1. Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to understand complex words.
  2. Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meanings of words and phrases.
  3. Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation.
  4. Explain the meaning of common idioms.
  5. Explain the meaning of literary and classical allusions and figurative language in text.
  6. Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.