# Examples

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Earth's Planetary Density: Constraining What We Think about the Earth's Interior part of Examples

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.

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.

Index Numbers: Gasoline and Inflation -- Why We Need the Consumer Price Index part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to examine the price of gasoline, 1978-2005. QL: using ratios and proportions to make comparisons.

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.

A Look at High School Dropout Rates: Average Rates of Change and Trend Lines part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate an average rate of change and compare it to the slope of the trend line on a scatter plot of a real-world data set

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.

Earthquake Magnitude: How Can We Compare the Sizes of Earthquakes? part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to tabulate and graph seismic wave amplitude and energy release to explore the logarithmic scale of earthquake magnitude.

How Large is the Great Pyramid of Giza? -- Would it make a wall that would enclose France? part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students calculate the volume of the Great Pyramid and, following Napoleon, estimate whether its volume is large enough to make a wall around France.

How Large is a Ton of Rock? -- Thinking about Rock Density part of Examples

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.

Radioactive Decay and Popping Popcorn -- Understanding the Rate Law part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to forward model an example of exponential decay and interpret the meaning of the decay constant.