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Topic: Geographic databases and technology 

Geography

 Standard 1.  Understands the characteristics and uses of maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 7.Knows the characteristics and purposes of geographic databases (e.g., databases containing census data, land-use data, topographic information)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the characteristics of geographic databases
     2.Knows the purposes of geographic databases
     3.Knows that geographic databases may contain census data
     4.Knows that geographic databases may contain land-use data
     5.Knows that geographic databases may contain topographic information
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Knows the characteristics and uses of geographic technologies (e.g., geographic information systems (GIS) and satellite-produced imagery)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the characteristics of geographic technologies
     2.Knows ways that geographic technologies can be used
     3.Knows the characteristics of geographic information systems (GIS)
     4.Understands the use of geographic information systems (GIS)
     5.Knows the characteristics of satellite-produced imagery
     6.Understands the use of satellite-produced imagery