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As part of the 2010 geography assessment, fourth-, eighth-, and twelfth-graders were asked about their computer use in school as part of geography instruction. The percentages of students who responded in each category are shown below.

Grade 4
Grade 8
Grade 12

More than one-quarter of fourth-graders (27 and 29 percent respectively) reported using computers as part of their geography studies in school.

Geography Computer Use: Grade 4 percentage of students

NOTE: Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant. See complete data for the following: use computer programs in which you pretend to be an explorer, travel to new places, or do things like build cities, create or use maps using computer programs.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2010 Geography Assessment.

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