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EOSC 310 The Earth and the Solar System
The Earth as a planet: its composition, internal dynamics, and surface evolution. Rotation, magnetic field, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes. The ocean, atmosphere, and biosphere as components of a varying geo-environment. Not for credit in the Faculties of Science and Applied Science. No background in science or mathematics is required. Please consult the Faculty of Science Credit Exclusion List: www.students.ubc.ca/calendar/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414.
Pre-reqs: (Second-year standing.)
- This course is restricted to students not in any of these faculties: APSC,SCIE in year: >1
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ONLINE FINAL EXAM ON CANVAS WITH PROCTORIO:
This course will ONLY use Proctorio, an online remote invigilating tool for the Final Exam. Proctorio will record your webcam, your computer screen, or other actions during the exam and share that information with your instructor and the teaching assistants.
The recorded information meets British Columbia's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. In order to use Proctorio you are required to have access to, a regular computer (Windows/Mac computer or laptop). You cannot take the assessments from mobile devices (e.g., iPhone, iPad, Android device, etc). You need a working, high quality webcam and microphone. You also must install the Google Chrome web browser and the Proctorio Extension.
If you do not have the required computer hardware and robust internet connection, or if you object to the recording that Proctorio makes of you during the exam, then you should NOT register for this course.
BHK Students will not receive Science credit, for their program requirements.
OKANAGAN STUDENTS: Prior to registering in EOSC courses, please speak with an Academic Advisor http://www.ubc.ca/okanagan/students/advising/contact.html to determine if/how this is applicable to your degree program.
NOTE: Course start dates and withdrawal deadlines are very close together for the summer term. If you register late, you may miss the drop deadline and will be responsible for the course tuition. Please plan ahead.
This section of the course is ONLINE- distance education. All communication will be by email. It is your responsibility to ensure you have a valid email account so that you can be contacted with important information and updates. You can update your contact information through the Student Service Centre.
Login to the course through canvas.ubc.ca Students who are new to Canvas will want to check out a UBC Students Guide to Canvas
For more information including resources for distance learners visit distancelearning.ubc.ca