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Vacation! How Long and How Far? -- A Geological Circuit of National Parks in the Colorado Plateau part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students estimate travel times and costs of a driving/camping trip to visit national parks in the Colorado Plateau.

Calibrating a Pipettor part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum activity. In advance of an actual lab activity, students virtually simulate the calibration of a laboratory micropipettor. QL: Accuracy and precision.

Chemical Equilibrium -- What Are the Characteristics of Equilibrium Reactions? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to compare the time course of a reaction that goes to completion to that of an equilibrium reaction.

Creating a Household Budget part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students track their expenses and use Excel to compare them to Seattle/Tacoma averages. Developed for adult students taking English as a Second Language.

What Time Did The Potato Die? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Simulating a forensic calculation, students build spreadsheets and create graphs to find the time of death of a potato victim from temperature vs. time data.

The Manning Equation part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum Module. Students build spreadsheets to estimate discharge for a culvert using the Manning equation, and to estimate culvert size, given a specified discharge.

Global Climate: Estimating How Much Sea Level Changes When Continental Ice Sheets Form part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to estimate how far sea level drops during a continental glaciation.

Grade Calculation part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. This activity introduces the student to the concept of weighted averages by asking them to calculate course grades and grade point averages.

Administering Medications to Patients -- Calculating Dosages in the Clinical Setting part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum Module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate proper medicine dosages using the metric system.

Illegal Software Installation: Tracking software piracy rates around the world part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum Module. Students use spreadsheets to analyze data on software piracy rates in various regions throughout the world