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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 15.Understands how physical systems affect human systems
  
Topics1. Impact of society on the environment; 2. Population density, distribution, and growth rates
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 4.Understands relationships between population density and environmental quality (e.g., resource distribution, rainfall, temperature, soil fertility, land form relief, carrying capacity)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  environmental quality
B.  resource distribution
C.  acid rain
D.  temperature fluctuation
E.  soil quality
F.  land form relief
G.  carrying capacity
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the relationship between population density and resource distribution   
  2. Understands the relationship between population density and rainfall   
  3. Understands the relationship between population density and temperature changes   
  4. Understands the relationship between population density and soil fertility   
  5. Understands the relationship between population density and land form relief   
  6. Understands the relationship between population density and carrying capacity   


Citation Log: BD(GE,174;​NI,60)
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