# Examples

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How Large is the Great Pyramid of Giza? -- Would it make a wall that would enclose France? part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students calculate the volume of the Great Pyramid and, following Napoleon, estimate whether its volume is large enough to make a wall around France.

Radioactive Decay and Popping Popcorn -- Understanding the Rate Law part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to forward model an example of exponential decay and interpret the meaning of the decay constant.

A Look at High School Dropout Rates: Average Rates of Change and Trend Lines part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate an average rate of change and compare it to the slope of the trend line on a scatter plot of a real-world data set

How Far is Yonder Mountain? -- A Trig Problem part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use Polya's problem-solving heuristic to find the distance of a peak using vertical angles sighted from a wagon train heading toward the peak.

Chemical Equilibrium -- What Are the Characteristics of Equilibrium Reactions? part of 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.

Bacteria in a Flask -- Spreadsheeting Population Density vs. Time part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students tabulate and graph data on bacteria density vs. time for a culture. Data start with innoculation and progress through the peak and decline.

Driving Across Town for Cheaper Gas -- A Cost/Benefit Analysis part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to explore the trade-offs between "bargain-priced" gas vs. the extra mileage needed to get it. A modeling problem.

Minimizing Cost while Meeting Nutritional Needs -- An example of linear programming part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use Excel Solver to find the linear combination of servings of two specified foods that minimize cost while meeting nutritional requirements.

How Much Water Is In Crater Lake? part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students calculate an answer from a bathymetric map by summing volumes of vertical prisms.

Spreadsheet Warm Up for SSAC Geology of National Parks Modules part of Examples

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. A tutorial, first module for the course, intended to introduce spreadsheets and the notion of math in an introductory geology course.