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Teaching Activity Collection

These activities have been developed or adapted by Carleton faculty. For many more assignments from multiple disciplines, see the SERC activity collection. These assignments are presented in a common format so that other educators can make use of them more easily. Faculty are invited to submit activities to the collection at any time.


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Teaching Principles Students How to Assess the State of the Economy part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
Principles of economics students are asked to collect and analyze data on a few macro economic aggregates to give them a first taste of empirical work.

Subject: Economics

Empirical Economics Research Proposal part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks students to propose an original research question and identify data that could be used to answer that question.

Subject: Economics

Analyzing the Last Five Years of the US Economy for an Intermediate Macro Course part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
Intermediate students are asked to analyze data on the components of consumption and investment expenditures and explanatory variables based on textbook models of each. Students look for rough correlations between the explanatory and dependent variables.

Subject: Economics

Writing Precise Explanations of Graphic/Tabular Display of Economic Data part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks for short, precise explanations of economic data displayed in graphs and tables.

Subject: Economics

Science of Post 2012 Global Climate Change Treaty part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
This project examines the role of science in political and economic decision of a selected country so as to project what the selected country's position might be in 2012 Global Climate Change Conference.

Carbon Sequestration of Eastside Neighborhood Trees part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
Carbon Sequestration of Eastside Neighborhood Trees in Northfield, MN

Mystery in Alaska: A Study of the 2000 Fishing Ban part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
Solving Mystery in Alaska and investigating the role of science in July 2000 Alaska fishing ban with the intention to protect Steller sea lions.

Cultural Reading of movies in an advanced culture class in French part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
Students analyze the cultural relevance of various French films with the help of statistical data.

Subject: Languages:French

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Elizabeth Clark and Mary Savina, Carleton College - This activity uses historical precipitation and temperature data from the NDP-041 data set to expose students to the types and applications of climatological ...

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Measurements, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology