# SSAC Geologic Hazards Modules

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Lithospheric Density part of Examples

Tom Juster, University of South Florida

Students learn about the weighted mean by building spreadsheets that apply this concept to the average density of the oceanic lithosphere.

Excel Skills: Basic Arithmetic:Simple Formulas, Logic Functions:IF, Basic Arithmetic:Arithmetic Functions:SUM

Subject: Physics:Classical Mechanics, Earth & Space Science:Geology:Plate Tectonics, Earth & Space Science

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:Log Scale, Graphs and Charts:XY Scatterplot, Graphs and Charts, :XY Scatterplot:Trendlines, Basic Arithmetic:Simple Formulas, Graphs and Charts:XY Scatterplot:Multiple Plots, Basic Arithmetic, :Arithmetic Functions:SUM, Other Elementary Math Functions:EXP, LOG, LOG10

Subject: Earth & Space Science:Geology, Geology:Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Earth & Space Science, , Earth & Space Science:Geology:Plate Tectonics, Environmental Science, Physics:Oscillations & Waves, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards

Lithospheric Density part of Examples

Tom Juster, University of South Florida

Students learn about the weighted mean by building spreadsheets that apply this concept to the average density of the oceanic lithosphere.

Excel Skills: Basic Arithmetic:Simple Formulas, Arithmetic Functions:SUM, Logic Functions:IF

Subject: Physics:Classical Mechanics, Earth & Space Science:Geology:Plate Tectonics, Earth & Space Science

Tsunami-Time part of Examples

Tom Juster, University of South Florida

Students build spreadsheets to compute the time it takes a tsunami wave to pass over different regions of the ocean.

Excel Skills: Basic Arithmetic:Arithmetic Functions:SUM, Basic Arithmetic, :Simple Formulas

Subject: Physics:Oscillations & Waves