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# Quantitative Skills Show all Quantitative Skills

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Earthquake Shaking and Damage part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

Eric Baer, Highline Community College

This student homework and problem set has students quantitatively earthquake hazard, shaking and damage.

Math Review part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities

Kallina Dunkle, Austin Peay State University

This is designed as an introductory lab for hydrogeology or other upper-level courses that are quantitative in nature in order to review key mathematical concepts that will be used throughout the semester.

Reading Topographic Maps and Calculating Map Scale part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

Leslie Kanat, Johnson State College

Use a topographic map to deliniate a watershed, draw a map bar scale, and calculate a map ratio scale.

Genetic and Empirical Approaches to Classifying Climates part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

Charles Dodd, Shoreline Community College

Students (in groups of 3-4) are given a hypothetical planet and create a genetically based climate regionalization. Students then interpret empirical data of various climate phenomena (precipitation, temperature, evapo-transpiration) from different locations on the planet, and apply these to the Koppen system of climate classification.

Measuring specific gravity to answer questions about subduction. part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

Leslie Kanat, Johnson State College

Use a quadruple beam balance to measure the specific gravity of the minerals and rocks that are common in oceanic and continental lithosphere. The results of the calculations are tied to numerous concepts described in previous lectures.

A Short Selection of Advertisements part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching Quantitative Reasoning with the News:Examples

Stuart Boersma, Central Washington University

Advertisers constantly thrust quantitative information in our face. Product claims, store enticements, health benefits, and scores of other contexts use short quantitative arguments to catch a reader's eye ...

Credit Card Analysis part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching Quantitative Reasoning with the News:Examples

Stuart Boersma, Central Washington University

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Biking vs Driving part of SISL:2012 Sustainability in Math Workshop:Activities

Deirdre Smeltzer, Eastern Mennonite University

How much difference would biking to work one day per week make?

How Biodiverse is Lake Superior? An exercise in proportions. part of SISL:2012 Sustainability in Math Workshop:Activities

Stephanie Kajpust

Students use critical thinking and algebra to measure and evaluate the biodiversity in Lake Superior.

Salt Marshes: estimation techniques using basic algebra and geometry part of SISL:2012 Sustainability in Math Workshop:Activities

Yelena Meadows, Upper Iowa University; Sharareh Nikbakht, Appalachian State University

The activity allows for learning about salt marshes ecosystem and practicing of basic math in estimations.