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Glacier (?) National Park part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Geology of National Parks:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students examine data about the disappearing glaciers in the park; after calculating percentage change in the number of glaciers from 1850 to 2000, they interpolate to estimate when Grinnell glacier will be gone.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience

Carbon Sequestration in Campus Trees part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use allometric relationships to calculate tree mass from trunk diameter in a stand of trees in the Pacific Northwest.

Subject: Geoscience: Biology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Geoscience

Nitrate Levels in the Rock Creek Park Watershed, Washington DC, 1: Measures of Central Tendency part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Geology of National Parks:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students examine the histogram of a positively skewed data set and calculate its mean, median and mode.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Ground Water, Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water cycle/groundwater-surface water interface, Water quality/chemistry , Water supply/water resource evaluation, Geoscience, Hydrology

Exercise to Calculate River Discharge part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use field data from rivers to understand how river discharge is calculated.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience

How Does Surface Deformation at an Active Volcano Relate to Pressure and Volume Change in the Magma Chamber? part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Physical Volcanology:Examples
SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to examine and apply the Mogi model for horizontal and vertical surface displacement vs. depth and pressure conditions in the magma chamber.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Physics, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology

What is the Volume of a Debris Flow? part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Physical Volcanology:Examples
SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to estimate the volume of volcanic deposits using map, thickness and high-water mark data from the 2005 Panabaj debris flow (Guatemala).

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Volcanoes, Physics, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Economics, History

What is the Volume of the 1992 Eruption of Cerro Negro Volcano, Nicaragua? part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Physical Volcanology:Examples
SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate the volume a tephra deposit using an exponential-thinning model.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Physics, History, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

Porosity and Permeability of Magmas part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Physical Volcanology:Examples
SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet for an iterative calculation to find volume of bubbles and hence porosity, permeability and gas escape as a function of depth.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Physics

Bubbles in Magmas part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Physical Volcanology:Examples
SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet and apply the ideal gas law to model the velocity of a bubble rising in a viscous magma.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Chemistry:General Chemistry:Gas Laws, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Physics:Thermodynamics & Statistical Mechanics:Gas Law

How Do We Estimate Magma Viscosity? part of Pedagogy in Action:Partners:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:Physical Volcanology:Examples
SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to examine how magma viscosity varies with temperature, fraction of crystals, and water content using the non-Arrhenian VFT model.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Physics, Chemistry:General Chemistry:Properties of Matter



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