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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.

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

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.

Interim Assessment of the Affordable Care Act part of Examples
Nathan Grawe, Carleton College
This assignment invites students to synthesize what they have learned about the American health care system and the theory of health care economics through an examination of changes in health care since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Writing Precise Explanations of Graphic/Tabular Display of Economic Data part of Examples
Dean Peterson, Seattle University
This assignment asks for short, precise explanations of economic data displayed in graphs and tables.

Creating and Reading Two-Way Tables - Pendulum and Sobriety Testing part of Examples
Semra Kilic-Bahi, Colby-Sawyer College
This activity involves students actively to create and understand two-way tables.

Quantitative Review of an Article part of Examples
Tun Myint, Carleton College
Students will read an academic article critically and write a review of the article.

Utilizing Numbers in Reading and Writing about Socially-Conscious Literature part of Examples
, Carleton College
This activity introduces the students to the usefulness of quantitative material in studying and writing about socially-conscious literature.

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.

The Logic of Congressional Elections part of Examples
, Carleton College
A variety of quantitative approaches to Congressional elections in which students learn the causes of electoral outcomes, the predictability of those outcomes, and intervening variables that produce unexpected outcomes.