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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 15.Understands how physical systems affect human systems
  
Topics1. Natural disasters and humanity; 2. Human response and adaptation to the environment
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 6.Knows the ways in which humans prepare for natural hazards (e.g., earthquake preparedness, constructing houses on stilts in flood-prone areas, designation of hurricane shelters and evacuation routes in hurricane-prone areas)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  preparing for natural hazards
B.  earthquake preparedness
C.  flood preparedness
D.  hurricane preparedness
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands earthquake preparedness   
  2. Understands the construction of houses on stilts in flood-prone areas   
  3. Understands the designation of hurricane shelters   
  4. Understands the designation of evacuation routes in hurricane-prone areas   


Citation Log: BD(GE,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