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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.

Subject: Biology, Sociology

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

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.

Subject: Mathematics, Economics

Energy Flow through Agroecosystems (Farms) part of Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets that allow them to calculate the different values needed to examine energy flow through agroecosystems.

Subject: Engineering, Biology

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

Carbon Sequestration in Campus Trees part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use allometric relationships to calculate tree mass from trunk diameter in a stand of trees in the Pacific Northwest.

Subject: Biology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience, :Biogeosciences

Getting Your Fair Share -- Jelly beans, student groups, and Alexander Hamilton part of Examples
Spreadsheet Across the Curriculum module. Students develop an Excel spreadsheet to work with the quota method of apportionment designed by Alexander Hamilton.

Subject: History

How Much Water Is In Crater Lake? part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students calculate an answer from a bathymetric map by summing volumes of vertical prisms.

Subject: Geoscience

Achieve New Heights: Go to the Rockies! 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 Colorado.

Subject: Geoscience

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.

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water quality/chemistry , Water supply/water resource evaluation, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Surface Water, Geoscience, :Geology, Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry