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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 9.Understands the nature, distribution and migration of human populations on Earth's surface
  
Topics1. Transportation systems; 2. Science, technology, and society; 3. Interdependence of places and regions
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 2.Knows how human mobility and city/region interdependence can be increased and regional integration can be facilitated by improved transportation systems (e.g., the national interstate highway system in the United States, the network of global air routes)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  increased human mobility
B.  increased interdependence of places
C.  regional integration
D.  improved transportation system
E.  interstate highway system
F.  global air route
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows how human mobility can be increased by improved transportation systems   
  2. Knows how city/region interdependence can be increased by improved transportation systems   
  3. Knows how regional integration can be facilitated by improved transportation systems   
  4. Understands how national interstate highway system in the United States increases human mobility    
  5. Understands how national interstate highway system in the United States increases city/region interdependence   
  6. Understands how national interstate highway system in the United States increases regional integration   
  7. Understands how the network of global air routes increases human mobility    
  8. Understands how the network of global air routes increases city/region interdependence   
  9. Understands how the network of global air routes increases regional integration   


Citation Log: BD(GE,202;​IGE,15,16;​NE,68-69)
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