# Teaching Activities

The Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB activities are submitted by workshop participants, community members, and other SERC community participants. All of the activities in the collection use MATLAB in some capacity and cover a variety of STEM courses and topics.

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Remote Sensing Applications in Hydrology part of Activities
Emad Habib, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
The module offers background content on the fundamentals of remote sensing, but also integrates a set of existing online tools for visualization and analysis of satellite observations. Specifically, students are ...

Introduction to MATLAB for Oceanographic Data part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Activities
Anna Pfeiffer-Herbert, Stockton University
This activity introduces students to loading and plotting data in MATLAB. Students explore scalar and vector time series and profile data commonly used in the field of Oceanography using data sets from publicly ...

Projectile Motion and Circular Motion part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2017:Activities
Michele McColgan, Siena College
4 MATLAB Grader (previously Cody Coursework) problems assigned to freshmen physics majors in a general physics course are described. The physics concepts are projectile motion and circular motion.

NAE Grand Challenges Project part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2017:Activities
Dan Burleson, University of Houston-University Park
The project requires a group of students to explore one of the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges using MATLAB as a tool. Students explore a grand challenge by researching data and performing ...

Signal processing and earthquake triggering part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:Teaching with MATLAB 2015:Teaching Activities
Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, Western Washington University
In this exercise, written for an undergraduate seismology class, students use MATLAB to analyze waveforms from the 2004 Sumatra M9.0 earthquake, as they were recorded on three seismic stations in Alaska. Two of ...

LRC Circuit Calculation part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2017:Activities
Michele McColgan, Siena College
This is a homework assignment in a course in electronics for sophomore-level physics students on the topic of AC circuits. It includes 3 questions to calculate the reactance, total impedance, and voltage across ...

Synthesizing Marine Data Sets using MATLAB part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2018:Activities
Diane Fribance, Coastal Carolina University
Students use MATLAB to analyze an oceanographic data set collected in an estuary on a class boat trip, and put it into context using time-series data downloaded from online sources. Some basic oceanographic ...

Modeling an Neuron Action Potential in Matlab part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2016:Teaching Activities
Marjorie Hubbard, North Carolina School of Science and Math
This lab activity is designed to teach students (1) to transform the Hodgkin-Huxley (HH) membrane model into a programmable set of equations (2) To create a working membrane patch model in MATLAB using HH kinetics ...

Using MATLAB to understand distributions: Pokémon GO part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2016:Teaching Activities
Benjamin Bratton, Vanderbilt University
This problem set will help teach students how to describe real world distributions. Data science skills that will be covered include measures of central tendency and spread, transformations of distributions, ...

Simulating Passive Properties of Neurons Using Matlab part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2018:Activities
Michael Wright, California State University-Sacramento
This lab activity simulates a fundamental concept in cellular neuroscience; namely that all neurons can be modeled as circuits (i.e., the equivalent circuit) composed of resistors and capacitors in parallel. The ...