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The Floating Lithosphere - Eureka! part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Len Vacher, Dept of Geology, University of South Florida
In this module, students examine Archimede's Principle in general and as it applies to Isostacy.

Modeling: (1) Revenue Neutral Carbon Taxes; (2) Accelerated atmospheric C02 concentrations part of SISL:2012 Sustainability in Math Workshop:Activities
Martin Walter
Design a revenue neutral carbon tax and a plan for implementation; together with a model for what happens if we do not institute such a tax-system.

Calzones vs. Mini-Pizzas -- A Linear Programming Problem part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples
J. M. Pogodzinski
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to find the combination of mini-pizzas and calzones that maximizes revenue given constraints on labor time and baking time.

Chaos in Population Dynamics -- Understanding Chaos in the Logistic Model part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples
David McAvity
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to explore conditions that lead to chaotic behavior in logistic models of populations that grow discretely.

Archimedes and Pi part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples
Christina Stringer
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum Activity. Student build spreadsheets that allow them to estimate pi using the same iterative process as Archimedes.

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