# Examples

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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.

Something is Askew at Mammoth Cave National Park part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students use the geometric mean and multiplicative standard deviation to examine the right-skewed distribution of nutrient concentrations in water-quality data at Mammoth Cave National Park.

What are the Winds Blowing into Mammoth Cave? part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students estimate the net volume of pollutants flowing into the Houchin's Narrows entrance of Mammoth Cave using actual air-flow and air-quality data from the park.

Salmon Use of Geomorphically Restored Streams at Point Reyes National Seashore part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students work with salmon-trace streambed data to study whether removal of a spawning run barrier was effective

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.

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.

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.

What Time Did The Potato Die? part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Simulating a forensic calculation, students build spreadsheets and create graphs to find the time of death of a potato victim from temperature vs. time data.