K-12 Grade Levels

Grade 09

BPS-S CSC Standards logo


Computer Science and Cybersecurity Standards

9th Grade Standards Glossary

BPS-S CSC - Technology Systems logo

CSC-09.TS TS Technology Systems

(NI) Network & Internet - Networks link computers and devices locally and around the world allowing people to access and communicate information.
(HS) Hardware & Software - Devices, hardware, and software work together as a system to accomplish tasks..
(T) Troubleshooting - Strategies for solving technology system problems.
  • CSC-09.TS_NI.1 Describe the issues that impact network functionality (e.g., bandwidth, load, delay, topology). 
  • CSC-09.TS_NI.2 Understand the implications of accessing publicly available Internet connections. (CYSEC)
  • CSC-09.TS_HS.1 Compare and contrast appropriate device/hardware/software to complete a task. 
  • CSC-09.TS_HS.2 Define software and security patches/update. (CYSEC) 
  • CSC-09.TS_HS.3 Explain why a backup is necessary. (CYSEC)
  • CSC-09.TS_T.1 Describe basic hardware and software problems using appropriate and accurate terminology.

BPS-S CSC - (CT) Computation Thinking logo

CSC-09.CT CT Computational Thinking

(PSA) Problem Solving & Algorithms - Strategies for understanding and solving problems.
(DCA) Data Creation & Analysis - Data can be collected, used, and presented with computing devices or digital tools.
(DD) Development & Design - Design processes to create new, useful, and imaginative solutions to problems.
  • CSC-09.CT_PSA.1 Identify, recognize, and use an algorithm to solve a complex problem across disciplines.
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BPS-S CSC - (IL) Information Literacy logo

CSC-09.IL IL Information Literacy

(A) Access - Effective search strategies can locate information for intellectual or creative pursuits.
(E) Evaluate - Information sources can be evaluated for accuracy, currency, appropriateness, and purpose.
(C) Create - It is important to both consume and produce information to be digitally literate.
(IP) Intellectual Property - Respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
  • CSC-09.IL_A.1 Plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information.
  • CSC-09.IL_E.1 Evaluate the accuracy, perspective, credibility, and relevance of information, media, data, or other resources.
  • CSC-09.IL_C.1 Create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations to communicate an idea.
  • CSC-09.IL_IP.1 Properly use copyrighted works, works in the creative commons, and works in the public domain. 
  • CSC-09.IL_IP.2 Cite sources in a standard format to ethically reference the intellectual property of others. 
  • CSC-09.IL_IP.3 Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology.

BPS-S CSC - (CS) Computers in Society logo

CSC-09.CS CS Computers in Society

(IC) Impacts of Computing - Past, present, and possible future impact of technology on society.
(SI) Social Interactions - Technology facilitates collaboration with others.
  • CSC-09.CS_IC.1 Evaluate how technology has impacted the workforce positively and negatively.
  • CSC-09.CS_SI.1 Identify how technology has affected our means of communication.

BPS-S CSC - (IL) Digital Citizenship logo

CSC-09.DC DC Digital Citizenship

(SE) Safety & Ethics - There are both positive and negative impacts in social and ethical behaviors for using technology.
(RU) Responsible Use - Respect and dignity in virtual communities.
(DI) Digital Identity - Responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world.
  • CSC-09.DC_SE.1 Recognize the effects sharing information online can have on others' privacy. (CYSEC) 
  • CSC-09.DC_SE.2 Know how to modify account settings to protect privacy and security. (CYSEC) 
  • CSC-09.DC_SE.3 Recognize that data-collection technology can be used to track navigation online. (CYSEC) 
  • CSC-09.DC_SE.4 Describe ways to prevent identity theft. (CYSEC)
  • CSC-09.DC_RU.1 Apply cyberbullying prevention strategies. 
  • CSC-09.DC_RU.2 Apply safe and ethical behaviors to personal electronic communication and interaction. (CYSEC) 
  • CSC-09.DC_RU.3 Use appropriate digital etiquette in a variety of situations. (Continued growth) 
  • CSC-09.DC_RU.4 Understand the purpose of and comply with Acceptable Use Policies.
  • CSC-09.DC_DI.1 Manage a digital identity and be aware of the permanence of actions in the digital world. (CYSEC)