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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 15.Understands how physical systems affect human systems
  
TopicHuman response and adaptation to the environment
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 1.Knows the ways in which human systems develop in response to conditions in the physical environment (e.g., patterns of land use, economic livelihoods, architectural styles of buildings, building materials, flows of traffic, recreation activities)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  development of human systems
B.  land-use pattern
C.  economic pattern
D.  architectural style
E.  building materials
F.  flow of traffic
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows that patterns of land use develop in response to conditions in the physical environment   
  2. Knows that economic livelihoods develop in response to conditions in the physical environment   
  3. Knows that architectural styles of buildings develop in response to conditions in the physical environment   
  4. Knows that the use of certain building materials develops in response to conditions in the physical environment   
  5. Knows that the flow of traffic develops in response to conditions in the physical environment   
  6. Knows that recreational activities develop in response to conditions in the physical environment   


Citation Log: BD(GE,173,*)
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