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Nitrate Levels in the Rock Creek Park Watershed, Washington DC, 2: Variability part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students calculate standard deviation and z-values to examine a possible outlier in a positively skewed data set.

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.

Tale of Two Cities (and two hurricanes): Miami part of Examples

Students use a spreadsheet to compute the hypothetical risk of an Andrew-like hurricane to downtown Miami.

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.

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

Take a Deep Breath on the Appalachian Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: How Many Ozone Molecules Do You Inhale? part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students work with ratio and proportion and the concept of mole to calculate the number of molecules of ozone in a volume of air from concentration data.

Comparing Stream Discharge in Two Watersheds in Glacier National Park part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students study how discharge per unit area varies with elevation in the high country of Glacier National Park from USGS hydrograph data from Swiftcurrent Creek and its tributary Grinnell Creek..

Just How Faithful is Old Faithful? Finding Order in Random Behavior part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks Collection. Students create a histogram to examine the time between geyser eruptions of Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park.

A Percentage Stroll through Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students calculate percentages and percent differences to compare various measures of fumaroles, mud pots, hot springs and geysers in this introduction to hydrothermal features at Yellowstone NP.

What Does the Mean Mean? Describing Eruptions at Riverside Geyser, Yellowstone National Park part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students study measures of central tendency in a bimodal dataset of eruption intervals.