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

Subject: Geoscience

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.

Subject: Education, Mathematics

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

Subject: Health Sciences, Biology

From Isotopes to Temperature: Working With A Temperature Equation part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to examine from a dataset the relation between oxygen isotopes in corals and the temperature of surrounding seawater.

Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Geoscience

Understanding Mortgage Payments part of Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum module. Students build Excel spreadsheets to calculate monthly mortgage payments and evaluate how much of their payment is applied to the principle and interest.

Subject: Economics

Tale of Two Cities (and two hurricanes): Miami part of Examples
Students use a spreadsheet to compute the hypothetical risk of an Andrew-like hurricane to downtown Miami.

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Geoscience:Geology, Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience

Assessing earthquake risk: How often does the Big One occur? part of Examples
Students use spreadsheet tables and charts to explore the Gutenberg-Richter relationship between an earthquakes magnitude and recurrence interval.

Subject: Geoscience

Tsunami-Time part of Examples
Students build spreadsheets to compute the time it takes a tsunami wave to pass over different regions of the ocean.

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Environmental Science, Physics:Oscillations & Waves, Oscillations & Waves:Wave Motion, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Geoscience:Geology

Tale of Two Cities (and two hurricanes): New Orleans part of Examples
Students use spreadsheets to analyze the reasons why New Orleans has subsided in the past 250 years.

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Surface Water, Geoscience:Hydrology, Geoscience, :Hydrology:Ground Water:Water and society, policy, and management, Water cycle/groundwater-surface water interface, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils, Landforms/Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology, Environmental Geology, Geoscience:Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Mass Wasting, Subsidence, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science, Engineering, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Mass Movement, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Geography, :Physical, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Structural Geology:Folds/Faults/Ductile Shear Zones, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Coastal-zone, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change

Introduction to Hazard and Risk: Part 2 part of Examples
Students continue their introduction to Excel by building spreadsheets that estimate the risk of a major earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone to Benton County, Oregon.

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Geoscience, :Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Mass Wasting, Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science, :Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards