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Topic: Human potential and learning 

Behavioral Studies

 Standard 3.  Understands that interactions among learning, inheritance, and physical development affect human behavior
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 3.Understands that the level of skill a person can reach in any particular activity depends on a variety of factors (e.g., innate abilities, amount of practice, the use of appropriate learning technologies)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that the level of skill a person can reach in a particular activity depends on factors such as innate ability
     2.Understands that the level of skill a person can reach in a particular depends on factors such as amount of practice
     3.Understands that the level of skill a person can reach in a particular depends on factors such as the use of appropriate learning technologies
   Benchmark 8.Understands that language and tools enable human beings to learn complicated and varied things from others
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that language enables human beings to learn complicated and varied things from other people
     2.Understands that tools enable human beings to learn complicated and varied things from other people
 Standard 4.  Understands conflict, cooperation, and interdependence among individuals, groups, and institutions
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 5.Understands that beliefs and customs held by certain groups can help or hinder people as they strive to use their talents and that sometimes individuals can change those beliefs and customs in ways that will help people to succeed more easily in the future
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that beliefs and customs held by certain groups can help people as they strive to use their talents
     2.Understands that beliefs and customs held by certain groups can hinder people as they strive to use their talents
     3.Understands that sometimes individuals can change beliefs and customs in ways that will help people to succeed more easily in the future