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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. Science, technology, and society
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 5.Understands the role of technology in resource acquisition and use, and its impact on the environment (e.g., the use of giant earth-moving machinery in strip-mining, the use of satellite imagery technology in the search for petroleum, rates of resource consumption among countries of high or low levels of technological development)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  resource acquisition
B.  strip-mining machinery
C.  satellite imagery technology
D.  rate of resource consumption
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the role of technology in resource acquisition    
  2. Understands the role of technology in resource use   
  3. Understands the impact of resource technology on the environment   
  4. Understands the use of giant earth-moving machinery in strip-mining   
  5. Understands the use of satellite imagery technology in the search for petroleum   
  6. Understands the rate of resource consumption among countries of low levels of technological development   
  7. Understands the rate of resource consumption among countries of high levels of technological development   


Citation Log: BD(GE,178;​NI,62)
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