SSAC Geologic Hazards Modules
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Quantitative Conceptsshowing only Basic arithmetic; Number sense Show all Quantitative Concepts
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Quantitative Concepts Show all Quantitative Concepts
- Number operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
- Units and Dimensions
- Unit conversions
- Logarithms; orders of magnitude; scientific notation
Basic arithmetic; Number sense1 match General/Other
How often do earthquakes occur? part of Examples
Tom Juster, University of South Florida
Students use spreadsheet tables and charts to explore the relationship between earthquake magnitude and frequency.
Excel Skills: Graphs and Charts:XY Scatterplot, Graphs and Charts, XY Scatterplot:Log Scale, Basic Arithmetic, Other Elementary Math Functions:EXP, Graphs and Charts:XY Scatterplot:Trendlines, Basic Arithmetic:Arithmetic Functions:SUM, Basic Arithmetic:Simple Formulas, Other Elementary Math Functions:LOG, LOG10, Graphs and Charts:XY Scatterplot:Multiple Plots
Subject: Earth & Space Science:Geology, Geology:Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Earth & Space Science, , Earth & Space ScienceGeologyPlate Tectonics, Environmental Science, Physics:Oscillations & Waves, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards