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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
TopicGeographic databases and technology
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 7.Knows the characteristics and purposes of geographic databases (e.g., databases containing census data, land-use data, topographic information)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  geographic database
B.  census data
C.  land-use data
D.  topographical data
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the characteristics of geographic databases   
  2. Knows the purposes of geographic databases   
  3. Knows that geographic databases may contain census data   
  4. Knows that geographic databases may contain land-use data   
  5. Knows that geographic databases may contain topographic information   

Citation Log: BD(GE,144;​NI,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

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