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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. Economic development and growth
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 4.Understands the consequences of the use of resources in the contemporary world (e.g., the relationship between a country's standard of living and its accessibility to resources, the competition for resources demonstrated by events such as the Japanese occupation of Manchuria in the 1930s or the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1991)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  consequences of resource use
B.  standard of living
C.  accessibility to resources
D.  competition for resources
E.  Japanese occupation of Manchuria
F.  Iraqi invasion of Kuwait
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the relationship between a country’s standard of living and its accessibility to resources   
  2. Understands the competition for resources, demonstrated by such events as the Japanese occupation of Manchuria in the 1930s    
  3. Understands the competition for resources, demonstrated by such events as the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1991   


Citation Log: BD(GE,176-177;​NI,67,70)
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