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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

Approximately 50 percent of eighth-graders reported using geographic information systems to create or use maps.

Geography Computer Use: Grade 8 percentage of students

NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant. See complete data for the following: use computer programs in which you play the role of an explorer, geographer, anthropologist, or historian, create or use maps using geographic information systems.
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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