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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 15.Understands how physical systems affect human systems
  
TopicImpact of the environment on society
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 3.Knows conditions and locations that place limits on plant growth and therefore on the expansion of human settlement (e.g., soils with limited nutrients, high salt content, shallow depth; extremely cold, arid or humid tropical climates; mountainous and coastal environments)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  limited plant growth
B.  expansion of human settlement
C.  soil degradation
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows conditions that place limits on plant growth and therefore on the expansion of human settlement   
  2. Knows locations that place limits on plant growth and therefore on the expansion of human settlement   
  3. Knows that soils with limited nutrients place limits on plant growth and therefore on the expansion of human settlement   
  4. Knows that soils with a high salt content place limits on plant growth and therefore on the expansion of human settlement   
  5. Knows that shallow soils place limits on plant growth and therefore on the expansion of human settlement   
  6. Knows that extremely cold climates place limits on plant growth and therefore on the expansion of human settlement   
  7. Knows that extremely arid climates place limits on plant growth and therefore on the expansion of human settlement   
  8. Knows that extremely humid tropical climates place limits on plant growth and therefore on the expansion of human settlement   
  9. Knows that mountainous environments place limits on plant growth and therefore on the expansion of human settlement   
  10. Knows that coastal environments place limits on plant growth and therefore on the expansion of human settlement   


Citation Log: BD(GE,214-215;​IEI,30,31;​IGE,13;​NI,78)
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