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Carbon Sequestration in Campus Trees part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use allometric relationships to calculate tree mass from trunk diameter in a stand of trees in the Pacific Northwest.

Is It Hot in Here? -- Spreadsheeting Conversions in the English and Metric Systems part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across Curriculum module/Introductory chemistry course. Students build spreadsheets to examine unit conversions between the metric and English systems. Spreadsheet level: Beginner.

Serial Dilution: Tracking Bacterial Population Size and Antibiotic Resistance part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to calculate and compare bacterial population sizes from lab cultures in antibiotic-free and antibiotic-containing media.

Calibrating a Pipettor part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum activity. In advance of an actual lab activity, students virtually simulate the calibration of a laboratory micropipettor. QL: Accuracy and precision.

A Healthier You: Modeling a Healthier Weight from Dietary Improvement and Exercise part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students calculate the number of days it takes for participants in a hypothetical weight-reduction program to reach a target weight. QL: rates of change.

Predator-Prey Interactions -- Modeling the Number of Fishers and Porcupines in New Hampshire part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum activity/Introductory Ecology course. Students build and manipulate spreadsheets to model and graph populations using the Lotka-Volterra predator-prey equations.

From Isotopes to Temperature: Working With A Temperature Equation part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to examine from a dataset the relation between oxygen isotopes in corals and the temperature of surrounding seawater.

Buffer Capacity in Chemical Equilibrium: How long can you hyperventilate before severe alkalosis sets in? part of Examples

Introducing Endangered Birds to Ulva, NZ -- Modeling exponential and logistic growth of the yellowhead population part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to model the growth in population of a species of birds introduced to an isolated island in New Zealand.

Chaos in Population Dynamics -- Understanding Chaos in the Logistic Model part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to explore conditions that lead to chaotic behavior in logistic models of populations that grow discretely.