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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. Global economic interdependence and human society; 2. Natural resources; 3. Economic conditions and society
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 3.Understands the impact of policy decisions regarding the use of resources in different regions of the world (e.g., the long-term impact on the economy of Nauru when its phosphate reserves are exhausted, the economic and social problems related to the overcutting of pine forests in Nova Scotia, the impact of petroleum consumption in the United States and Japan)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  policies concerning resources
B.  Nauru phosphate reserves
C.  Nova Scotia forests
D.  petroleum consumption in U.S.
E.  petroleum consumption in Japan
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the long-term impact on the economy of Nauru when its phosphate reserves are exhausted   
  2. Understands the economic and social problems related to the overcutting of pine forests in Nova Scotia   
  3. Understands the impact of petroleum consumption in the United States   
  4. Understands the impact of petroleum consumption in Japan   


Citation Log: BD(GE,217;​IEI,29,30;​IGE,11,12;​NI,88)
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