# SSAC Geologic Hazards Modules

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## Algebra; Modeling; Functions

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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

Tale of Two Cities (and two hurricanes): New Orleans part of Examples

Tom Juster, University of South Florida

Students use spreadsheets to analyze the reasons why New Orleans has subsided in the past 250 years.

Excel Skills: Basic Arithmetic, :Arithmetic Functions:SUM, Basic Arithmetic:Percent (format), Simple Formulas

Subject: Earth & Space Science:Ground & Surface Water, Atmospheric & Climate Science:Climate Change, Earth & Space Science, :Processes that Shape Earth's Surface

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