A Worldwide Search for the Dominant Trait - Classes using this project collect information concerning dominant and recessive traits. These can then be entered into Excel as as a database, graphed and interpreted.
Solving Polynomial Equations - To aid students in graphically visualizing polynomial equations, beginning with cubic equations, to model for students how Excel spreadsheets can be used as problem-solving tools, and to introduce students to advanced Excel spreadsheet functions.
Buy Low, Sell High - This lesson will teach students how to invest in corporate stocks by creating investment 'portfolios.' Step-by-step instructions will enable students to develop worksheets that track their portfolio's performance over a specified time period and report the results to the class.
Campaign Hot Buttons - This simulation activity asks students to work as staffers for a politician (played by you). They are assigned to design, administer, and analyze a simple poll on an important community issue; to develop a position statement based on poll results; and to persuasively present the candidate's stand on the issue.