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Dunes, Boxcars, and Ball Jars: Mining the Great Lakes Shores part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students estimate the volume of sand in Hoosier Slide, a large dome-shaped dune quarried away in the 1920s from what is now Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. They also estimate the number of boxcars to carry the sand, and the number of Ball jars produced from it.

Yellowstone! A National Park on a Hot Spot part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students use foundational math to study the velocity of the North American Plate over the hot spot, the volume of eruptive materials from it, and the recurrence interval of the cataclysmic eruptions.

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.

How often do earthquakes occur? part of Examples

Students use spreadsheet tables and charts to explore the relationship between earthquake magnitude and frequency.

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.

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.

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.

How Sweet Is Your Tea? -- Practical experience with solutions and concentration part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadshet to calculate grams solute to add to liters solvent to produce solution of desired concentration (mol/L).

Spreadsheet Warm Up for SSAC Geology of National Parks Modules part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. A tutorial, first module for the course, intended to introduce spreadsheets and the notion of math in an introductory geology course.

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.