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Carbon Sequestration of Eastside Neighborhood Trees part of Examples
Tun Myint, Carleton College
Carbon Sequestration of Eastside Neighborhood Trees in Northfield, MN

Introduction to the Ethnographic Atlas part of Examples
This page is authored by Jerome Levi, Carleton College, using the online Ethnographic Atlas, http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/EthnoAtlas/ethno.html
Introduction to the Ethnographic Atlas and the integration of quantitative and qualitative data analysis through the use of cross-cultural cross-tabulations.

Counting Grizzly Bears: An Exercise in Historical Reasoning part of Examples
George Vrtis, Carleton College
This assignment engages students in an environmental history class in the use of quantitative data, and raises questions about the nature and meaning of that data, and how it might be utilized.

Learning About Racial Demography Using the US Census part of Examples
Liz Raleigh, Carleton College
The purpose of this activity is to give students the opportunity to learn how the US Census categorizes race and analyze racialized descriptive statistics. They will get a chance to digest the material in the Census reports, and teach it to others.

Empirical Economics Research Proposal part of Examples
Nathan Grawe, Carleton College
This assignment asks students to propose an original research question and identify data that could be used to answer that question.

Mystery in Alaska: A Study of the 2000 Fishing Ban part of Examples
Tun Myint, Carleton College
Solving Mystery in Alaska and investigating the role of science in July 2000 Alaska fishing ban with the intention to protect Steller sea lions.

Explaining Seismic Hazard Probabilities part of Examples
Mary Savina, Carleton College
This activity asks students to explain earthquake hazard probabilities to a lay audience of citizens, government officials and others.

From Acadia to Acadiana: Tracing the exile of the Acadians from Nova Scotia to Louisiana (1755-1785) part of Examples
This page and project is authored by Stephanie Cox, Carleton College.
Students will create 3D time lines using Bee Docs© tracing the different branches of dispersal caused by the Great Deportation of the Acadians from Nova Scotia in 1755. The collection of time lines will be donated to the Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Comparison of GDP and the Human Development Index (HDI). part of Examples
, Carleton College
This assignment exposes students to data on economic growth anddevelopment as commonly measured by per capita GDP and the HumanDevelopment Index (HDI) for 100 countries of the world. There is a bigdebate about how good an indicator HDI is compared to GDP per capita asa measure of development.

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