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Shaking Ground - Linking Earthquake Magnitude and Intensity part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples
Eric Baer, Highline Community College
An in-class activity for connecting earthquake magnitude, shaking, and intensity.

How Large is a Ton of Rock? -- Thinking about Rock Density part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples
Len Vacher, University of South Florida
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to calculate the edge length of cubes and diameter of spheres of various rocks starting with their mineralogic composition.

Earth's Planetary Density: Constraining What We Think about the Earth's Interior part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples
Len Vacher, University of South Florida
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to forward calculate the Earth's aggregate density from combinations of densities and thicknesses of the Earth's four shells.

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.

How Much Water Is In Crater Lake? part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Geology of National Parks:Examples
Heather Lehto, Department of Geology, University of South Florida
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students calculate an answer from a bathymetric map by summing volumes of vertical prisms.

Global Climate: Estimating How Much Sea Level Changes When Continental Ice Sheets Form part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples
Paul Butler, The Evergreen State College
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to estimate how far sea level drops during a continental glaciation.

What is the Discharge of the Congaree River at Congaree National Park? part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Geology of National Parks:Examples
Denise Davis, University of South Florida-St. Petersburg
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students use a rating curve to determine discharge at various stage heights.

Let's Take a Hike in Catoctin Mountain Park part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Geology of National Parks:Examples
Module by: Meghan Lindsey, University of South Florida Cover Page by: Meghan Lindsey, Len Vacher and Denise Davis, University of South Florida
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students use a topographic map and spreadsheet to find how many Big Macs they burned off on a five-mile hike at Catoctin Mountain Park.

Dunes, Boxcars, and Ball Jars: Mining the Great Lakes Shores part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Geology of National Parks:Examples
Module by: Tiffany Roberts, University of South Florida Cover Page by: Len Vacher and Denise Davis, University of South Florida
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students estimate the volume of sand in Hoosier Slide, a large dome-shaped dune quarried away in the 1920s from what is now Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. They also estimate the number of boxcars to carry the sand, and the number of Ball jars produced from it.