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Topic: Communication systems 

Technology

 Standard 6.  Understands the nature and uses of different forms of technology
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 4.Knows that communication technology allows people to exchange and find information quickly, cheaply, and reliably over a distance
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that communication technology allows people to exchange and find information quickly
     2.Knows that communication technology allows people to exchange and find information cheaply
     3.Knows that communication technology allows people to exchange and find information reliably over a distance
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 4.Knows that technology facilitates better communication by providing storage and retrieval of large amounts of data, an easy means of accessing data, a means of processing and displaying data, and faster communication among individuals
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that technology facilitates better communication by providing storage and retrieval of large amounts of data
     2.Knows that technology facilitates better communication by providing an easy means of accessing data
     3.Knows that technology facilitates better communication by providing a means of processing and displaying data
     4.Knows that technology facilitates better communication by providing faster communication among individuals
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 4.Knows the components of a communication system (i.e., a source, encoder, transmitter, receiver, decoder, and destination)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that one component of a communication system is the source
     2.Knows that one component of a communication system is an encoder
     3.Knows that one component of a communication system is a transmitter
     4.Knows that one component of a communication system is a source receiver
     5.Knows that one component of a communication system is a decoder
     6.Knows that one component of a communication system is the destination
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Knows that communication systems can transfer information from person to person (e.g., a telephone), person to machine (e.g., a person inputting information into a computer), or machine to machine (e.g., an automated payroll system where the record of the money goes from one computer to another)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that communication systems can transfer information from person to person
     2.Knows that a telephone is a communication system that can transfer information from person to person
     3.Knows that communication systems can transfer information from person to machine
     4.Knows that a person inputting information into a computer is an example of a communication system that transfers information from person to machine
     5.Knows that communication systems can transfer information from machine to machine
     6.Knows that an automated payroll system is a communication system that transfers information from machine to machine