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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 15.Understands how physical systems affect human systems
  
Topics1. Impact of the environment on society; 2. Human response and adaptation to the environment
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 2.Knows how the physical environment affects life in different regions (e.g., how people in Siberia, Alaska, and other high-latitude places deal with the characteristics of tundra environments; limitations to coastline settlements as a result of tidal, storm, and erosional processes)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  Siberian environment
B.  Alaskan environment
C.  high-altitude environment
D.  tundra environment
E.  coastline settlement
F.  coastline processes
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows how people in high-latitude places deal with the characteristics of tundra environments   
  2. Knows how people in Siberia deal with the characteristics of tundra environments   
  3. Knows how people in Alaska deal with the characteristics of tundra environments   
  4. Knows how coastline settlements are limited as a result of tidal processes   
  5. Knows how coastline settlements are limited as a result of storm processes   
  6. Knows how coastline settlements are limited as a result of erosional processes   


Citation Log: BD(GE,173;​NE,61,*)
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