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List of Benchmarks for Technology 
 Standard 4.Understands the nature of technological design
Topics1. Design process ; 2. Design test and refinement
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 2.Proposes designs and uses models, simulations, and other tests to choose an optimal solution
   Vocabulary terms
A.  choosing an optimal solution
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Proposes a design, using models to choose an optimal solution   
  2. Proposes a design, using simulations to choose an optimal solution   

Citation Log: BP(IDI,47;​FI,76;​SE,192;​STI,123-124)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
2   Project 2061: Benchmarks for Science Literacy
B   NBEA: National Standards for Business Education
F   NAEP: 2009 Science Framework (Pre-Publication Edition)
ID   International Baccalaureate: Design Technology (HS)
IE   International Baccalaureate: Environmental Systems (HS)
IS   ISTE: National Educational Technology Standards for Students
IT   International Baccalaureate: Informational Technology (HS)
N1   NCISE: Science and Technology Education, Elementary Years
N2   NCISE: Science and Technology Education, Middle Years
NC   North Carolina Computer/Technology Skills
S   NRC: National Science Education Standards
ST   ITEA: Standards for Technological Literacy
TA   Texas Technology Application Standards
TE   Texas Technology Education/Industrial Technology Education

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Page number of the cited document