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What is Excel

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program which allows one to enter numerical values or data into the rows or columns of a spreadsheet, and to use these numerical entries for such things as calculations, graphs, and statistical analysis.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel.

  • Why use Excel? Learn about the usefulness of spreadsheets in science education.
  • How to use Excel. Links to tutorials and student activities designed for learning Excel basics in a science context. Students can learn how to use Excel with specific examples.
  • Excel Examples with Science content. Use these examples to have students use Excel to explore science topics.