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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 15.Understands how physical systems affect human systems
  
TopicNatural disasters and humanity
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 5.Knows the effects of natural hazards on human systems in different regions of the United States and the world (e.g., the effect of drought on populations in Ethiopia compared with populations in Australia or the southern part of the United States)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  effects of natural hazards
B.  drought
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the effects of natural hazards on human systems in different regions of the United States    
  2. Knows the effects of natural hazards on human systems in different regions of the world  A   
  3. Knows the effect of drought on populations in Ethiopia compared with populations in the southern part of the United States   
  4. Knows the effect of drought on populations in Ethiopia compared with populations in Australia    


 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(GE,174-175)
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