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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.
Grade Calculation part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. This activity introduces the student to the concept of weighted averages by asking them to calculate course grades and grade point averages.
Administering Medications to Patients -- Calculating Dosages in the Clinical Setting part of Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum Module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate proper medicine dosages using the metric system.
From Isotopes to Temperature: Working With A Temperature Equation part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to examine from a dataset the relation between oxygen isotopes in corals and the temperature of surrounding seawater.
Understanding Mortgage Payments part of Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum module. Students build Excel spreadsheets to calculate monthly mortgage payments and evaluate how much of their payment is applied to the principle and interest.
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.
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): 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.