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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 1.Understands the characteristics and uses of maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies
  
TopicMaps, globes, and atlases
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 4.Knows the advantages and disadvantages of maps, globes, and other geographic tools to illustrate a data set (e.g., data on population distribution, language-use patterns, energy consumption at different times of the year)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  geographic tool
B.  illustrating a data set
C.  data on population distribution
D.  language-use pattern
E.  energy consumption data
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the advantages of using maps to illustrate a data set   
  2. Knows the disadvantages of using maps to illustrate a data set   
  3. Knows the advantages of using globes to illustrate a data set   
  4. Knows the disadvantages of using globes to illustrate a data set   
  5. Knows the advantages of using various geographic tools to illustrate a data set   
  6. Knows the disadvantages of using various geographic tools to illustrate a data set   
  7. Knows the advantages and disadvantages of using maps to illustrate data on population distribution   
  8. Knows the advantages and disadvantages of using globes to illustrate data on population distribution   
  9. Knows the advantages and disadvantages of using maps to illustrate language-use patterns   
  10. Knows the advantages and disadvantages of using globes to illustrate language-use patterns   
  11. Knows the advantages and disadvantages of using maps to illustrate energy consumption at different times of the year   
  12. Knows the advantages and disadvantages of using globes to illustrate energy consumption at different times of the year   


Citation Log: BC(GE,145;​NE,53)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
DD   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Social Studies Standards
E   JCGE: Guidelines for Geographic Education
G   GESP: National Geography Standards
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
I   IDOE: The Foundations for Young Children to the Indiana Academic Standards
IE   International Baccalaureate: Environmental Systems
IG   International Baccalaureate: Geography
MH   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
N   NAEP: Item Specifications in Geography
NZ   New Zealand Ministry of Education: Early Childhood Curriculum
O   OSDE: Oklahoma Developmental Learning Skills for Four-Year-Olds
T   GENIP: K-6 Geography: Themes, Key Ideas
TX   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines

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

Number:
Page number of the cited document