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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 14.Understands how human actions modify the physical environment
  
Topics1. Impact of society on the environment; 2. Environmental issues
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 4.Knows how people's changing attitudes toward the environment have led to landscape changes (e.g., pressure to replace farmlands with wetlands in flood plain areas, interest in preserving wilderness areas, support for the concept of historic preservation)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  landscape changes
B.  reinstating wetlands
C.  wilderness preservation
D.  historic preservation
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows that people’s changing attitudes toward the environment has resulted in pressure to replace farmlands with wetlands in flood plain areas   
  2. Knows that people’s changing attitudes toward the environment has resulted in interest in preserving wilderness areas   
  3. Knows that people’s changing attitudes toward the environment has resulted in support for the concept of historic preservation   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   One Forest, Many Opinions


Citation Log: BD(GE,213;​NI,80)
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