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List of Benchmarks for Technology 
 Standard 4.Understands the nature of technological design
  
Topics1. Tools, machines, and materials; 2. Uses of technology
   Level I (Grade K-2)
  Benchmark 2.Knows that tools have specific functions, such as to observe, measure, make things, and do things better or more easily; selecting the right tool makes the task easier
   Vocabulary terms
A.  tool function
B.  tool selection
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows that tools have specific functions   
  2. Knows that the specific function of some tools is to observe   
  3. Knows that the specific function of some tools is to make things   
  4. Knows that the specific function of some tools is to make things better   
  5. Knows that the specific function of some tools is to measure   
  6. Understands that selecting the right tool makes the task easier   


Citation Log: BD(2E,3A/P2;​SE,138;​STE,24,34)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
2   Project 2061: Benchmarks for Science Literacy
B   NBEA: National Standards for Business Education
F   NAEP: 2009 Science Framework (Pre-Publication Edition)
ID   International Baccalaureate: Design Technology (HS)
IE   International Baccalaureate: Environmental Systems (HS)
IS   ISTE: National Educational Technology Standards for Students
IT   International Baccalaureate: Informational Technology (HS)
N1   NCISE: Science and Technology Education, Elementary Years
N2   NCISE: Science and Technology Education, Middle Years
NC   North Carolina Computer/Technology Skills
S   NRC: National Science Education Standards
ST   ITEA: Standards for Technological Literacy
TA   Texas Technology Application Standards
TE   Texas Technology Education/Industrial Technology Education

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document