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  • 8th TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

    MSENGR-TS-1: The students will develop an understanding of the Universal Systems Model.

    a) Define Universal Systems Model

    b) Identify the components of a system

    c) Examine a variety of simple, common systems

    MSENGR-TS-2: The students will develop an understanding of how the design process is used to develop a technological system.

    a) Identify the steps of the design process

    b) Identify how systems are used in a variety of settings

    c) Illustrate how the systems model is utilized in the production of goods

    d) Construct and work with a variety of systems, including Engineering, Electronics, Manufacturing, and Energy

    MSENGR-TS-3: The students will develop an understanding of how humans interact with systems.

    a) Operate technological systems

    b) Maintain technological systems

    c) Constructing technological systems

    d) Design technological systems

    MSENGR-TS-4: The students will develop an understanding of how systems evolve from one stage to another.

    a) Illustrate the evolution of a variety of technological systems

    b) Analyze the reason for the evolution of technological systems

    c) Investigate the cause of system failures

    MSENGR-TS-5: The students will recognize and be able to forecast trends in the development of technological systems.

    a) Gathers data and examine trends that lead to technological advancement

    b) Propose a creative and futuristic technological system that may solve emerging human needs

    c) Design and create a model of a futuristic technological system

    d) Analyze the qualities of various futuristic technological systems (i.e. benefits, drawbacks, overall efficiency of system, etc.)

    MSENGR-TS-6: The students will recognize relationships among technologies and assess the impact of integrated systems.

    a) Identify a complex technological system that is made up of several subsystems

    b) Explain how the subsystems work together to enable the complex system

    c) Analyze the qualities of various integrated technological systems (i.e. benefits, drawbacks, overall efficiency of system, etc.)

    MSENGR-TS-7: Students will develop leadership skills and work ethics.

    a) Demonstrate work ethics within the classroom and lab environment

    b) Investigate leadership skills through co-curricular activities (i.e TSA, First Lego League, BEST Robotics, First Vex Challenge, etc.)

  • CAREER TECH PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

    CTAEMRC-1: Students will enhance reading in all curriculum areas.

    CTAEW-1: The student demonstrates competence in a variety of genres.

    CTAEW-2: The student uses research and technology to support writing.

    MKT-EN-1: Understands concepts and processes associated with successful entrepreneurial performance.

    MKT-EN-2: Explain the fundamental concepts of business ownership.

    CTAE-FS-1 Technical Skills: Learners achieve technical content skills necessary to pursue the full range of careers for all pathways in the program concentration.

    CTAE-FS-2 Academic Foundations: Learners achieve state academic standards at or above grade level.

    CTAE-FS-3 Communications: Learners use various communication skills in expressing and interpreting information.

    CTAE-FS-4 Problem Solving and Critical Thinking: Learners define and solve problems, and use problem-solving and improvement methods and tools.

    CTAE-FS-5 Information Technology Applications: Learners use multiple information technology devices to access, organize, process, transmit, and communicate information.

    CTAE-FS-6 Systems: Learners understand a variety of organizational structures and functions.

    CTAE-FS-7 Safety, Health and Environment: Learners employ safety, health and environmental management systems in corporations and comprehend their importance to organizational performance and regulatory compliance.

    CTAE-FS-8 Leadership and Teamwork: Learners apply leadership and teamwork skills in collaborating with others to accomplish organizational goals and objectives.

    CTAE-FS-9 Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Learners commit to work ethics, behavior, and legal responsibilities in the workplace.

    CTAE-FS-10 Career Development: Learners plan and manage academic-career plans and employment relations.

    CTAE-FS-11 Entrepreneurship: Learners demonstrate understanding of concepts, processes, and behaviors associated with successful entrepreneurial performance.

  • 7th INVENTION & INNOVATION PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

    MSENGR-II-1: Students will learn the concept of invention and innovation.

    a) Define related invention and innovation terms

    b) Compare invention to innovation

    c) Examine the role that Engineering & Technology and society play in the invention and innovation process

    d) Identify an important past invention or innovation

    e) Research an artifact related to Engineering and Technology that is at least 25 years old

     MSENGR-II-2: Students will examine the core concepts of engineering and technology.

    a) Identify one or two major inventions or innovations related to each Engineering and Technology pathway

    b) Construct a simple technological system

    c) Explain how your technological system operates

    d) Reverse engineer a consumer product

    MSENGR-II-3: Students will demonstrate engineering design and problem solving skills.

    a) Define the designed world and its connotations

    b) Examine the steps of the Technological Design Process

    c) Describe the steps of the Engineering Design Process

    d) Compare the Technological Design Process, the Engineering Design Process, and the Scientific Method

    e) Troubleshoot a product or system

     MSENGR-II-4: Students will invent or innovate a technological product.

    a) Apply a design process in the invention or innovation of a product or system

    b) Design a simple invention or innovation

    c) Construct a simple invention or innovation

    d) Demonstrate appropriate safety in the invention or innovation of a product or system

    e) Maintain a portfolio of the invention process

    f) Demonstrate the use and/or operation of the invention or innovation

    g) Evaluate the invention or innovation

    MSENGR-II-5: Students will examine the impacts of inventions and innovations on society.

    a) Discuss the societal impacts of a specific invention or innovation

    b) Investigate important inventions or innovations related to Engineering and Technology and how they have impacted our lives

    c) Describe the life-cycle of a product d) Analyze positive and negative effects of inventions and innovations

    MSENGR-II-6: Students will develop leadership skills and work ethics.

    a) Demonstrate work ethics within the classroom and lab environment

    b) Investigate leadership skills through co-curricular activities

Last Modified on December 13, 2017