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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 4.Understands the physical and human characteristics of place
  
TopicCharacteristics of places
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 3.Knows the locational advantages and disadvantages of using places for different activities based on their physical characteristics (e.g., flood plain, forest, tundra, earthquake zone, river crossing, coastal flood zone)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  locational advantage
B.  locational disadvantage
C.  tundra
D.  coastal flood zone
E.  effect of location on activities
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the locational advantages of using places for different activities based on their physical characteristics   
  2. Knows the locational disadvantages of using places for different activities based on their physical characteristics   
  3. Knows the advantages of using a flood plain for certain activities    
  4. Knows the disadvantages of using a flood plain for certain activities   
  5. Knows the advantages of using a forest for certain activities   
  6. Knows the disadvantages of using a forest for certain activities   
  7. Knows the advantages of using the tundra for certain activities   
  8. Knows the disadvantages of using the tundra for certain activities   
  9. Knows the advantages of using an earthquake zone for certain activities   
  10. Knows the disadvantages of an earthquake zone for certain activities   
  11. Knows the advantages of using a river crossing for certain activities   
  12. Knows the disadvantages of using a river crossing for certain activities   
  13. Knows the advantages of using a coastal flood zone for certain activities   
  14. Knows the disadvantages of using a coastal flood zone for certain activities   


Citation Log: BD(GE,191;​NI,83)
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