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List of Benchmarks for Health 
 Standard 6.Understands essential concepts about nutrition and diet
  
Topics1. Nutrition and diet; 2. Health condition
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands how eating properly can help to reduce health risks (in terms of anemia, dental health, osteoporosis, heart disease, cancer, malnutrition)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  eating for health
B.  anemia
C.  dental health
D.  osteoporosis
E.  heart disease
F.  cancer
G.  malnutrition
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands how eating properly can help to reduce the risk of anemia   
  2. Understands how eating properly can help to reduce the risk of dental disease   
  3. Understands how eating properly can help to reduce the risk of osteoporosis   
  4. Understands how eating properly can help to reduce the risk of heart disease   
  5. Understands how eating properly can help to reduce the risk of cancer   
  6. Understands how eating properly can help to reduce the risk of malnutrition   


Citation Log: BD(CE,94;​ME,14,15)
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
C   CDE: Health Framework for California Public Schools
DD   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Health Education
H   JHESC: National Health Education Standards
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
J   Joint Health Committee on Health Education Terminology
M   MSBE: Michigan Essential Goals/Objectives for Health
MH   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
NZ   New Zealand Ministry of Education: Early Childhood Curriculum
O   OSDE: Oklahoma Developmental Learning Skills for Four-Year-Olds
RU   Russia: Beginnings: The Fundamentals of Preschool Education
S   NRC: National Science Education Standards
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
U   USOE: Utah Early Childhood Standards

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

Number:
Page number of the cited document