# Examples

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Who Gets Help: A Field Experiment? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Undergraduate Research:Example

Students carry out a field experiment in order to test the hypothesis that able bodied individuals receive less help than those perceived to have an injury. Students collect and analyze data and write an APA style research report.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Calzones vs. Mini-Pizzas -- A Linear Programming Problem part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to find the combination of mini-pizzas and calzones that maximizes revenue given constraints on labor time and baking time.

Minimizing Cost while Meeting Nutritional Needs -- An example of linear programming part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use Excel Solver to find the linear combination of servings of two specified foods that minimize cost while meeting nutritional requirements.

What's the Difference? -- Calculating the difference in wages for a bookkeeper (AA degree) vs. a cashier (no college degree) part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a basic spreadsheet to calculate the accumulating difference in wages between two jobs in the context of deciding to get an AA degree.