# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Biotechnology Foundations in Technology Education TSA Competitive Events Correlation by Task

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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 Define biotechnology. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
40 Give examples of biotechnology milestones. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
41 Describe social implications of biotechnology. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Essays on Technology
42 Describe technology transfer in biotechnology. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design
43 Identify careers related to biotechnology. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Digital Video Production ♦ Engineering Design
44 Demonstrate understanding of required safety practices and procedures in the classroom and laboratory environment. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
45 Use the scientific method and the technological/engineering method to solve biotechnology problems. TSA Competitive Events: Engineering Design ♦ Scientific and Technical Visualization (SciVis)
46 Analyze data generated from lab activities. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design
47 Explain the roles of sciences applicable to biotechnology, including organic chemistry, biochemistry, and microbiology. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
49 Explain the structure and cellular function of organic macromolecules. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Extemporaneous Presentation
50 Analyze how organic macromolecules are manipulated and detected, using biotechnological tools. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Extemporaneous Presentation
51 Explain the function of carbohydrates and lipids. TSA Competitive Events: Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
52 Differentiate among the types of proteins found in organisms. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Extemporaneous Presentation
53 Explain the basic principles of protein utilization in organisms. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
54 Explain the advantages of protein utilization in organisms. TSA Competitive Events: Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
55 Illustrate the function or use of an enzyme, using a prototype or model. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
56 Define genetic engineering. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
57 Develop a timeline of genetic engineering milestones. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Essays on Technology
58 Model deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
59 Assess the importance of the genetic information contained in DNA. TSA Competitive Events: Essays on Technology
60 Describe the function of DNA, ribonucleic acid (RNA), and protein in living cells. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
61 Demonstrate how the structure of DNA influences its function, analysis, and manipulation. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
63 Explain how genetic engineering is used in plants, animals, and medicine. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Extemporaneous Presentation
64 Explain the importance of genetic mapping. TSA Competitive Events: Digital Video Production ♦ Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
65 Analyze social implications of genetic engineering. TSA Competitive Events: Engineering Design ♦ Essays on Technology
66 Assess the social implication of environmental quality management. TSA Competitive Events: Digital Video Production ♦ Engineering Design
67 Investigate biotreatment systems. TSA Competitive Events: Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
68 Examine the potential benefits of biological controls in plant and animal systems. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
69 Design a bioremediation system. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design
70 Plan a biorestoration system. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design
71 Demonstrate the use of biotechnology to restore or remediate contaminated environments. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
73 Analyze social implications of biotechnology in agriculture. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Essays on Technology
74 Identify microbial applications in agriculture. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
75 Summarize the role of biotechnology in crop modification. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
77 Examine advances of biotechnology in food science. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Digital Video Production ♦ Essays on Technology
78 Define bioprocessing. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
79 Describe the process of fermentation. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
80 Prepare a product generated from bioprocessing. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Manufacturing Prototype
81 Describe genetic engineering applications used in bioprocessing. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Scientific and Technical Visualization (SciVis) ♦ Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
82 Demonstrate the application of microbes in bioprocessing. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
83 Describe the social and environmental effects of bioprocessing. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
84 Perform separation and purification techniques. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
85 Illustrate the design of bioprocessing systems. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design
86 Identify the influence of biotechnology on medicine. TSA Competitive Events: Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
87 Describe the ethical, legal, and social implications of biomedicine. TSA Competitive Events: Essays on Technology
88 Explain vaccine (i.e., immunology) research and development. TSA Competitive Events: Essays on Technology ♦ Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
92 Describe the effects of biotechnology on preventive healthcare. TSA Competitive Events: Digital Video Production
93 Define forensic science. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
97 Demonstrate the basic instrumentation used in DNA analysis for forensic purposes. TSA Competitive Events: Engineering Design
98 Define bioengineering. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
99 Identify uses of nanobiotechnology. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
100 Identify examples of biowarfare. TSA Competitive Events: Technology Bowl (Written and Oral)
101 Design and produce a biomechanism. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design
102 Define bioethics. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Extemporaneous Presentation
103 Assess implications of biotechnology, including gene therapy, patenting of living tissue, and cloning. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design
104 Differentiate among ethical principles that reflect social, religious, economic, and political perspectives. TSA Competitive Events: Essays on Technology
105 Identify regulations that affect biotechnology. TSA Competitive Events: Essays on Technology