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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.

Subject: Psychology, Sociology

Simple vs. Compound Interest -- Spreadsheeting the Difference part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to tabulate, graph and compare the future value of investments with compound vs. simple interest. Spreadsheet level: beginner.

Subject: Mathematics, Economics

Vacation! How Long and How Far? -- A Geological Circuit of National Parks in the Colorado Plateau part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students estimate travel times and costs of a driving/camping trip to visit national parks in the Colorado Plateau.

Subject: Economics, Geoscience

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.

Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience, Physics

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.

Subject: Geoscience

The Mole in Chemistry: How do you determine the number of atoms or molecules in everyday items? part of Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum Module. Students build spreadsheets to practice converting between moles, grams, and atomic mass units.

Subject: Chemistry:General Chemistry:Mixtures, Solutions, & Compounds:Molarity

Understanding Mortgage Payments part of Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum module. Students build Excel spreadsheets to calculate monthly mortgage payments and evaluate how much of their payment is applied to the principle and interest.

Subject: Economics

Let's Take a Hike in Catoctin Mountain Park part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students use a topographic map and spreadsheet to find how many Big Macs they burned off on a five-mile hike at Catoctin Mountain Park.

Subject: Mathematics, Geoscience

Powers of 2: Many Grains of Wheat part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use a spreadsheet to connect powers of 2 to powers of 10 to help understand exponential growth.

Subject: Mathematics

How Diverse Are We? -- Comparing Racial Composition of NYC and USA, 1980-2000 part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students analyze the percentage of change in the diversity of the US compared to New York City over 20 years.

Subject: Mathematics:Statistics