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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. Global economic interdependence and human society
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 3.Knows world patterns of resource distribution and utilization (e.g., petroleum, coal, iron ore, diamonds, silver, gold, molybdenum)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  resource distribution
B.  petroleum use and distribution
C.  coal use and distribution
D.  diamond use and distribution
E.  silver use and distribution
F.  gold use and distribution
G.  molybdenum use and distribution
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows world patterns of resource distribution    
  2. Knows world patterns of resource utilization   
  3. Knows the world pattern of petroleum distribution  A   
  4. Knows the world pattern of petroleum utilization   
  5. Knows the world pattern of coal distribution   
  6. Knows the world pattern of coal utilization   
  7. Knows the world pattern of iron ore distribution   
  8. Knows the world pattern of iron ore utilization   
  9. Knows the world pattern of diamond distribution   
  10. Knows the world pattern of diamond utilization   
  11. Knows the world pattern of silver distribution   
  12. Knows the world pattern of silver utilization   
  13. Knows the world pattern of gold distribution   
  14. Knows the world pattern of gold utilization   
  15. Knows the world pattern of molybdenum distribution   
  16. Knows the world pattern of molybdenum utilization   


 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(GE,176;​NE,69)
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