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9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand A. Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources Career Cluster
Pathway (4) Power, Structural, and Technical Systems
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
12
Systems:
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.A.(4).1 Examine structural requirements and estimate project costs in order to facilitate effective planning for projects within this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and codes of conduct affect management practices, business performance, and regulatory compliance, as well as the confidence of customers, business partners, and investors.
9.4.12.A.(4).3 Read and relate structural plans to specifications and building codes to facilitate building construction.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.A.(4).4 Explain physical science principles and apply them to engineering applications involving mechanical equipment, structures, biological systems, land treatment, power utilization, and technology to facilitate work within this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.A.(4).5 Explain principles of operation and maintenance and apply them to mechanical equipment, structures, biological systems, land treatment, power utilization, and technology to facilitate work within this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.A.(4).6 Explain principles of service and repair and apply them to mechanical equipment, structures, biological systems, land treatment, power utilization, and technology in order to maintain equipment used in this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.A.(4).7 Construct technical sketches, drawings, and plans using basic skills in blueprint design and development to facilitate design tasks within this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.A.(4).8 Identify a variety of technologies available to accomplish fast, accurate production in the workplaces in this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.A.(4).9 Assess control systems that use available power sources to facilitate work within agricultural systems.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.A.(4).10 Examine and summarize applications of geospatial technology to demonstrate a broad knowledge of technologies influencing the pathway.