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List of Benchmarks for Technology 
 Standard 6.Understands the nature and uses of different forms of technology
  
TopicBiotechnology
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 2.Knows that biotechnology is used in a variety of areas (e.g., agriculture, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, fuels and energy, the environment, genetic engineering) and requires specific scientific knowledge about the natural system being modified
   Vocabulary terms
A.  uses of biotechnology
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows that biotechnology is used in a variety of areas    
  2. Knows that biotechnology is used in agriculture   
  3. Knows that biotechnology is used in pharmaceuticals   
  4. Knows that biotechnology is used in food and beverage industries   
  5. Knows that biotechnology is used in the energy industries   
  6. Knows that biotechnology is used in relation environmental-related industries   
  7. Knows that biotechnology is used in genetic engineering   
  8. Knows that biotechnology requires specific scientific knowledge about the natural system being modified   


Citation Log: BD(STE,155-156;​TEE,46c2C.46c2D)
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