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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 11.Understands the patterns and networks of economic interdependence on Earth's surface
  
Topics1. Transportation and communication networks; 2. Economic development and growth
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 6.Understands historic and contemporary systems of transportation and communication in the development of economic activities (e.g., the effect of refrigerated railroad cars, air-freight services, pipelines, telephone services, facsimile transmission services, satellite-based communications systems)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  development of economic activity
B.  facsimile transmission
C.  satellite communication
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands how historic systems of transportation contributed to the development of economic activities   
  2. Understands how historic systems of communication contributed to the development of economic activities   
  3. Understands how contemporary systems of transportation contribute to the development of economic activities   
  4. Understands how contemporary systems of communication contribute to the development of economic activities   
  5. Understands how refrigerated railroad cars have affected the development of economic activities   
  6. Understands how air-freight services have affected the development of economic activities   
  7. Understands how pipelines have affected the development of economic activities   
  8. Understands how telephone services have affected the development of economic activities   
  9. Understands how facsimile transmission services have affected the development of economic activities   
  10. Understands how satellite-based communications systems have affected the development of economic activities   


Citation Log: BD(GE,166;​NI,66)
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