# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Engineering Studies 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 Describe how engineering and technology have significantly influenced contemporary society and the environment. TSA Competitive Events: Essays on Technology ♦ Extemporaneous Speech ♦ Prepared Presentation
40 Explore career opportunities for the engineering graduate, both within and outside the field of engineering. TSA Competitive Events: Engineering Design ♦ Structural Design and Engineering
42 Explain application of ethics within the field of engineering. TSA Competitive Events: Debating Technological Issues ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ Extemporaneous Speech ♦ Prepared Presentation
43 Identify the benefits of a case study analysis. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Career Prep ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Structural Design and Engineering ♦ Video Game Design
44 Perform a case study analysis. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Architectural Design ♦ Structural Design and Engineering ♦ Video Game Design
45 Apply measuring skills using instrumentation. TSA Competitive Events: Architectural Design
46 Demonstrate conversion techniques for units of measurement. TSA Competitive Events: Architectural Design
47 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
48 Demonstrate 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
49 Sketch orthographic and isometric projections. TSA Competitive Events: Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Architecture ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design
50 Demonstrate research techniques/strategies used by engineers. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Structural Design and Engineering
51 Define risk and safety. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design
52 Describe the three types of accidents. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Structural Design and Engineering
53 Identify major precursors of accidents. TSA Competitive Events: Structural Design and Engineering ♦ System Control Technology
54 Evaluate the safety of designs. TSA Competitive Events: Dragster Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Transportation Modeling
55 Reverse-engineer a product, process, or idea. TSA Competitive Events: Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design
56 Define algorithm. TSA Competitive Events: System Control Technology ♦ Video Game Design
57 Create an algorithm to solve an engineering problem. TSA Competitive Events: System Control Technology ♦ Video Game Design
58 Explain the benefits of modeling and simulation. TSA Competitive Events: Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Architecture ♦ Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Engineering ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Scientific Visualization (SciVis) ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Video Game Design
60 Create a model or simulation for an engineering product, process, or idea. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Video Game Design
62 Present an oral technical report on an engineering project. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Prepared Presentation
64 Explain applications of mathematics in the engineering design process. TSA Competitive Events: Engineering Design
66 Explain applications of investigative technology. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Biotechnology Design ♦ Engineering Design
78 Evaluate study skills needed by an engineering student. TSA Competitive Events: Engineering Design
79 Demonstrate teamwork skills necessary for success when working in a technological team. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Chapter Team ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Geospatial Technology (Virginia only) ♦ Structural Design and Engineering ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Technology Problem Solving