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The Manning Equation part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum Module. Students build spreadsheets to estimate discharge for a culvert using the Manning equation, and to estimate culvert size, given a specified discharge.

Subject: Engineering, Physics

Grade Calculation part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. This activity introduces the student to the concept of weighted averages by asking them to calculate course grades and grade point averages.

Subject: Education, Mathematics

Driving Across Town for Cheaper Gas -- A Cost/Benefit Analysis part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to explore the trade-offs between "bargain-priced" gas vs. the extra mileage needed to get it. A modeling problem.

Subject: Economics

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

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

Global Climate: Estimating How Much Sea Level Changes When Continental Ice Sheets Form part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to estimate how far sea level drops during a continental glaciation.

Subject: Geoscience

Administering Medications to Patients -- Calculating Dosages in the Clinical Setting part of Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum Module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate proper medicine dosages using the metric system.

Subject: Health Sciences, Biology

Illegal Software Installation: Tracking software piracy rates around the world part of Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum Module. Students use spreadsheets to analyze data on software piracy rates in various regions throughout the world

Subject: Sociology, Library Science

Bacteria in a Flask -- Spreadsheeting Population Density vs. Time part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students tabulate and graph data on bacteria density vs. time for a culture. Data start with innoculation and progress through the peak and decline.

Subject: Biology:Microbiology, Health Sciences

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.

Subject: Business, Mathematics