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Quantitative Review of an Article part of Examples
Students will read an academic article critically and write a review of the article.

Subject: Political Science

Mystery in Alaska: A Study of the 2000 Fishing Ban part of 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.

VOCES: Spanish for Heritage Learners Introductory Exercise part of Examples
This is a just in time activity that uses a Spanish for the bilingual student website to launch a classroom discussion on cultural and linguistic identity. Students listen to three native speakers talk about their lives in their countries and their transition to life in the university in America. They then talk about their own experience, in class and on a discussion board.

Subject: Languages

Science of Post 2012 Global Climate Change Treaty part of 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.

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

Subject: Economics

Environmental Injustice: Evaluating the evidence part of Examples
This assignment teaches students how to evaluate arguments concerning the maldistribution of environmental hazards, based on complex quantitative data.

Subject: Environmental Science

Interim Assessment of the Affordable Care Act part of Examples
This assignment invites students to synthesize what they have learned about the American health care system and the theory of health care economics through an examination of changes in health care since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Data Rich Economic Policy Brief part of Examples
This assignment asks students to write a data-rich policy brief, showing their ability to apply standard microeconomic models and contextualizing the policy debate with numeric evidence.

Subject: Economics

Calculating Divorce Rates part of Examples
This exercise from a course in family sociology asseses students' ability to interpret divorce rates from provided spreadsheet data and to critically analyze three articles that use divorce rates in their content.

Subject: Sociology, Economics

Understanding Exponential Growth in the Context of Population Models part of Examples
This set of short assignments gives students practice with exponential models in the context of the growing human population.

Subject: Geography:Human/Cultural, Mathematics