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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 18.Understands global development and environmental issues
  
Topics1. Impact of society on the environment; 2. Environmental issues; 3. Economic development and growth
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the concept of sustainable development and its effects in a variety of situations (e.g., toward cutting the rain forests in Indonesia in response to a demand for lumber in foreign markets, or mining the rutile sands along the coast of eastern Australia near the Great Barrier Reef)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  sustainable development
B.  rainforest depletion in Indonesia
C.  foreign market
D.  mining rutile sands
E.  Great Barrier Reef
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the concept of sustainable development    
  2. Understands the effects of sustainable development in a variety of situations   
  3. Understands the effects of sustainable development on cutting the rain forests in Indonesia in response to a demand for lumber in foreign markets   
  4. Understands the effects of sustainable development on the mining of rutile sands along the coast of eastern Australia near the Great Barrier Reef   


Citation Log: BD(GE,221;​IEE,29;​IGE,11,12;​NI,79-80)
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