Blood From a Stone: Social and Environmental Consequences of Mining

Code: LIBS1135

Course description

Focus on the basic geological and chemical science behind mining and explore the social and environmental consequences of mining jewels, rare earth, and fossil fuels. Learn about the chemicals and elements needed to make a range of products, from diamond rings to cellphones. Learn about geological/mining systems, as well as the legal, cultural, professional, and ethical implications of mining.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Notice for general electives

If you are pursuing a diploma or advanced diploma, contact Jen Matthews at 519-748-5220 ext. 3265, prior to registering to ensure that your selection is eligible for your program.

Credit transfer

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: May. 11, 2021
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – OntarioLearn
Campus: Online
Cost: $407.50
 
End date: Aug. 17, 2021
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.