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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
  
Topics1. Natural resources; 2. Environmental issues
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 2.Knows strategies for wise management and use of renewable, flow, and nonrenewable resources (e.g., wise management of agricultural soils, fossil fuels, and alternative energy sources; community programs for recycling or reusing materials)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  management of agricultural soil
B.  management of fossil fuel
C.  alternative energy source
D.  community recycling program
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows strategies for the wise management of renewable resources   
  2. Knows strategies for the wise management of flow resources   
  3. Knows strategies for the wise management of nonrenewable resources   
  4. Knows strategies for the wise use of renewable resources   
  5. Knows strategies for the wise use of flow resources   
  6. Knows strategies for the wise use of nonrenewable resources   
  7. Knows strategies for the wise management of agricultural soils   
  8. Knows strategies for the wise management of fossil fuels  A   
  9. Knows strategies for the wise management of alternative energy sources   
  10. Knows community programs for recycling materials   
  11. Knows community programs for reusing materials   


 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(GE,178;​NI,61;​DI,18.2.2)
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