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Writing about Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum part of Examples
Students write a review of a new SSAC module after they have used SSAC modules themselves as learning activities in their course.

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

Subject: Geoscience, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes

Creating and Reading Two-Way Tables - Pendulum and Sobriety Testing part of Examples
This activity involves students actively to create and understand two-way tables.

Class in America--2008 part of Examples
This is a writing assignment for first-year composition. Students have a sample essay that uses statistics and case studies as evidence. Students are asked to use statistics persuasively.

Luck and Randomness in Sports part of Examples
This assignment allows students to investigate randomness in outcomes of sporting events. They will use their knowledge of probability distributions to assess the role that luck has played in the outcomes for teams or individuals.

Subject: Mathematics:Statistics:Probability

Rainfall and Elevation: A Charting and Critical Thinking Exercise part of Examples

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Clouds and precipitation

Political Psychology - Public Political Attitudes Assignment part of Examples
Students were asked to compare their estimates of public opinion on several current issues to the actual values obtained through the analysis of National Surveys. The objective was to explore a common social attribution error and to acquire familiarity with data sources and on-line analysis tools.

Subject: Psychology, Political Science

Two Views of a Tax Cut part of Examples

Subject: Economics, Mathematics:Statistics:Data Presentation

Statistical Graphs: Aids Cases and Deaths by Year and Historical Poverty in the US part of Examples

Subject: Mathematics:Statistics, Economics