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Should I Unplug? part of SISL:2012 Sustainability in Math Workshop:Activities

Lori Carmack

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A Monarchy Deposed: The Demise of the Monarch Butterfly part of SISL:2012 Sustainability in Math Workshop:Activities

Daniel Abel

Monarch butterflies (scientific name: Danaus plexippus) migrate annually to forests in central Mexico from Canada and California. Those surviving the 1200 - 2800 mile migration overwinter in Mexico. In this activity, students will learn about the conservation biology of monarch butterflies, threats to their survival, the implications of their potential extinction, and ways to protect the species.

One day it is too hot and other days it is too cold. Do we need to replace the HVAC system? part of SISL:2012 Sustainability in Math Workshop:Activities

Monika Kiss

This project will allow students to create a mathematical model to help in making decision about replacing HVAC units on a large scale.

Hybrid Vehicles: Are They Worth It? part of SISL:2012 Sustainability in Math Workshop:Activities

Lori Carmack

In this project, students analyze the costs of gasoline nationwide. They also investigate the cost-effectiveness of purchasing a new hybrid vehicle as opposed to purchasing a new vehicle that runs solely on gasoline.

Exercise to Calculate River Discharge part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples

Nicholas Baer, Colby-Sawyer College

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use field data from rivers to understand how river discharge is calculated.

Context-rich problem for cooperative group problem solving - Electric Force part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples

kenneth heller, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Context-rich problem for electrostatics in an introductory physics class. The instructional setting uses cooperative group problem solving.

Perfect Competition: A Context Rich Problem part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples

Joann Bangs, College of St. Catherine

Students find the profit-maximizing level of output for a perfectly competitive firm and check the shut-down condition for two different prices.

Maximize the Volume of a Box: Exploring Polynomial Functions part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples

Nasser Dastrange, Buena Vista University

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to find the maximum volume of an open-top box by cut-and-folding a sheet of cardboard.

The Price is Right - Or is it? part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples

Gary Franchy
Davenport University

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students learn through the use of spreadsheets how to optimize profits and revenues.