# Examples

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Predator-Prey Interactions -- Modeling the Number of Fishers and Porcupines in New Hampshire part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum activity/Introductory Ecology course. Students build and manipulate spreadsheets to model and graph populations using the Lotka-Volterra predator-prey equations.

Index Numbers: Gasoline and Inflation -- Why We Need the Consumer Price Index part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to examine the price of gasoline, 1978-2005. QL: using ratios and proportions to make comparisons.

Maximize the Volume of a Box: Exploring Polynomial Functions part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to find the maximum volume of an open-top box by cut-and-folding a sheet of cardboard.

The "Perfect" Date: Ranking and Rating Decisions with a Spreadsheet part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to rank and rate potential dates by calculating weighted sums of a variety of attributes.

What are the Winds Blowing into Mammoth Cave? part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students estimate the net volume of pollutants flowing into the Houchin's Narrows entrance of Mammoth Cave using actual air-flow and air-quality data from the park.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.