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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 16.Understands the changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution and importance of resources
  
TopicNatural resources
   Level II (Grade 3-5)
  Benchmark 1.Knows the characteristics, location, and use of renewable resources (e.g., timber), flow resources (e.g., running water or wind), and nonrenewable resources (e.g., fossil fuels, minerals)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  renewable resource
B.  flow resource
C.  nonrenewable resource
D.  timber
E.  running water
F.  wind
G.  fossil fuel
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the characteristics of renewable resources   
  2. Knows the locations of renewable resources   
  3. Knows the uses of renewable resources   
  4. Knows the characteristics of timber, a renewable resource   
  5. Knows where timber is found   
  6. Knows how timber is used   
  7. Knows the characteristics of flow resources   
  8. Knows the locations of flow resources   
  9. Knows the uses of flow resources   
  10. Knows the characteristics of running water, a flow resource   
  11. Knows where running water is found   
  12. Knows how running water is used    
  13. Knows the characteristics of wind, a flow resource   
  14. Knows where wind is found   
  15. Knows how wind is used    
  16. Knows the characteristics of nonrenewable resources   
  17. Knows the locations of nonrenewable resources   
  18. Knows the uses of nonrenewable resources   
  19. Knows the characteristics of fossil fuel, a nonrenewable resource   
  20. Knows where fossil fuels are found   
  21. Knows how fossil fuels are used   
  22. Knows the characteristics of minerals, a nonrenewable resource   
  23. Knows where minerals are found   
  24. Knows how minerals are used    


Citation Log: BD(GE,136;​EI,15;​NE,50;​TI,23,37)
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