# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Aerospace Technology II Task 3370189

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Construct an aircraft.

Definition

Construction should include
  • determining and following a design plan, using the design process
  • adhering to specifications and considering constraints
  • using tools and software
  • testing the aircraft.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Which software programs are the best tools for aircraft design?
  • What can be learned by testing an aircraft?
  • Which components will require the most thought and planning when designing them? Why?
  • How does aspect ratio influence the design of an aircraft?
  • What is a spar?
  • What is a longeron?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

11. Apply the Design Process

 

12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems

  

13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems

 

18. Transportation Technologies