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An exploration of spring systems: Asking and answering quantitative questions part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Laboratory activity on springs and simple harmonic motion that encourages creative development of experiments and clear presentation of quantitative results in the form of a memo.

Subject: Physics
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills, :Writing

Flow Characteristics of the Crow River part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students make observations, formulate a question, construct and collect data on that question on stream flow on the Crow River in Central Minnesota

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing, Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills

Bernoulli's Balloons part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
Demonstrate Bernoulli's Principle using balloons and and pop cans. Real world concept of lift can be applied to an airplane demonstration.

Subject: Physics:Fluid Mechanics
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Investigating Iron-Fortified Food part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection

Subject: Biology, Physics:Electricity & Magnetism:Magnetic Materials
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing, Communication Skills, :Writing:Quantitative Writing

Stream investigation: Investigate how a local stream might have an impact on our surrounding landscape. part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students will make stream observations to determine its geologic processes and influence to our local topography.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills, :Writing, Writing:Quantitative Writing

Density Of A Penny part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
A lab where the students study the density of pennies. They will discover the limitations of measurements and the value of multiple trials.

Subject: Chemistry:General Chemistry:Properties of Matter,
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills, :Writing, Writing:Quantitative Writing

Placing a Community: Demographic Contexts part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks students to examine several recent U.S. census tables about Hispanics and educational attainment and write a brief report that details the conclusions they reach.

Subject: American Studies, Sociology
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Writing about Numbers We Should Know part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This opening assignment for an introductory quantitative reasoning course asks students to write about "Numbers We Should Know." Its goal is to help students begin to think quantitatively, evaluate the sources of quantitative information critically, and write using numbers precisely and thoughtfully.

Subject: Mathematics, Psychology, Economics
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills:Writing, Communication Skills

Exploring Economic Inequality with Data part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This set of assignments exposes students to data which can be used to analyze economic inequality in international and historical context. Then students are asked to generate a thesis-driven argument drawing supporting evidence from one or more of the data sources.

Subject: Economics
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills, :Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills:Writing

Goldenrod Gall Flies: Writing a Lab Report in the Form of a Scientific Paper part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Students collect protein electrophoresis data comparing goldenrod gall flies, analyze class data, and write a lab report in the format of a scientific paper.

Subject: Biology
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing, Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills



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