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EOSC 114 Reading Assignment, Spring 2019: EarthquakesStudent ID:___________________Introduction and Learning GoalsWhy reading assignments in this course? Good question – please read the documents posted on Canvas called “Homework: Introduction”and “Homework: Reading Assignment”. You can access these from HOME >> Homework.Today’s reading is a Pulitzer Prize winning article “The Really Big One” by Kathryn Schulz, published in the New Yorker July20, 2015. Access the article at . It is fairly long butvery “easy” to read. Completing this homework will help you improve your abilities to: 1.Identify hazardsto communities in North America’s Pacific Northwest that are caused by earthquakes.2.Relate those specific hazards to corresponding geological processes. 3.Judge the importance and costs of mitigation strategies based on the likelihood of anticipated consequences.4.Characterize a scientific reading in terms of the type of article, the author(s)’ intent and the type and reliability of their sources. 5.Characterize the claims made by authors in terms of arguments and various types of supporting evidence. Instructions. REVIEW THESE CAREFULLY; DON’T MAKE GUESSES ABOUT YOUR TASKS1.First skim all questions to find out what to expect.2.Find the article online at .3.Complete the Worksheet during or after reading the article4.THEN, after you have completed the Worksheet, go online to Canvas to write the Homework Quiz.a.Time available for online submission is limited. Do the reading and Worksheet BEFORE going online.b.Online questions are automatically gradable versions of SOME of these Worksheet questions.c.Each student will get a different sub-set of these questions.5.Important notesa.Regarding EOSC 114 Reading Assignments from past terms: This reading assignment AND the questions for the Homework Quiz are different from EOSC 114 reading assignments from past terms1.b.THE MOST COMMON ERROR in the Homework Quiz is not reading the questions carefully. The order in which questions are posed in the Quiz may differ from the Worksheet, the answer options are randomized, AND each student gets a different subset of questions. Please write your Quiz carefully, with your Worksheet beside you.c.Working with peers on homework is OK, but copying the work of others is cheating and will not help you succeed. Read UBC’s Students Code of Conduct and our strict rules regarding academic integrity at 1.d.Note there may be one or more questions about this assignment in future Quizzes or Final Exam.e.Questions in this Worksheet have checkboxes instead of numbers to avoid confusion with the numbering system in the Homework Quiz.
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