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What is the Volume of the 1992 Eruption of Cerro Negro Volcano, Nicaragua? part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Physical Volcanology:Examples

chuck connor

SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate the volume a tephra deposit using an exponential-thinning model.

What is the Volume of a Debris Flow? part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Physical Volcanology:Examples

chuck connor

SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to estimate the volume of volcanic deposits using map, thickness and high-water mark data from the 2005 Panabaj debris flow (Guatemala).

How Large is the Great Pyramid of Giza? -- Would it make a wall that would enclose France? part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples

Len Vacher, Dept of Geology, University of South Florida

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students calculate the volume of the Great Pyramid and, following Napoleon, estimate whether its volume is large enough to make a wall around France.

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.

Getting Your Fair Share -- Jelly beans, student groups, and Alexander Hamilton part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples

Aaron Montgomery, Central Washington University

Spreadsheet Across the Curriculum module. Students develop an Excel spreadsheet to work with the quota method of apportionment designed by Alexander Hamilton.