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Dirty Jobs vs. Clean Jobs part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use spreadsheets to help find the difference in percentages of salaries between dirty and clean jobs.
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
Getting to the Point: Exploring Tectonic Motion at Point Reyes National Seashore part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students use foundational math to calculate such earthquake-related numbers as fault displacement rate and earthquake recurrence interval associated with the San Andreas Fault at Point Reyes National Seashore.
Tale of Two Cities (and two hurricanes): New Orleans part of Examples
Students use spreadsheets to analyze the reasons why New Orleans has subsided in the past 250 years.
Introduction to Hazard and Risk: Part 2 part of Examples
Students continue their introduction to Excel by building spreadsheets that estimate the risk of a major earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone to Benton County, Oregon.
Tsunami-Time part of Examples
Students build spreadsheets to compute the time it takes a tsunami wave to pass over different regions of the ocean.
Assessing earthquake risk: How often does the Big One occur? part of Examples
Students use spreadsheet tables and charts to explore the Gutenberg-Richter relationship between an earthquakes magnitude and recurrence interval.
Creating a Household Budget part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students track their expenses and use Excel to compare them to Seattle/Tacoma averages. Developed for adult students taking English as a Second Language.
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.
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.