The main class website is on the InsideBC server. Go to the InsideBC server and select the appropriate class link for the current semester in the "My Courses" tab. Only enrolled students will have access to the class website. If InsideBC is down, use: https://kccd.instructure.com and sign-in with your campus username/password. The homework is done on the Sapling Learning system --- a separate website that you must purchase access to. The Sapling homework must be done on a regular computer with Flash enabled and turned on---it is not mobile-friendly. There are a lot of computers in the Library Commons.
Bakersfield College Email: College-assigned email will be the sole email address that is used in this class and by Bakersfield College. Select the link to find out how to get your email and set it up to automatically forward it to another address.
Get to the class Canvas from the "My Courses" tab of InsideBC. If InsideBC down, use: https://kccd.instructure.com and sign-in with your campus username/password.
Syllabus for Astronomy B1 Physics of the Cosmos. Student Guide will be about $15.64 with tax. Bring the Student Guide to the first day of class. You can purchase the Sapling Learning access code online. Sapling Learning access code sold online is about $40 if bought from Sapling Learning directly or $52 if bought from the bookstore. Free grace access period for Sapling Learning for first two weeks. You do not need the Sapling Learning or Astronomy Notes textbook on the first day. Registered students: Do the "Pre-Term Quiz" in the class Canvas BEFORE the first day of class (see the big "Pre-Term Quiz" link near the top of the class Canvas). Get to the class Canvas from the "My Courses" tab of InsideBC. If InsideBC down, use: https://kccd.instructure.com and sign-in with your campus username/password.
Waitlisted students: Link to Physics of the Cosmos first two weeks. Waitlisted students will not be able to do the Pre-Term Quiz. The Pre-Term Quiz does NOT affect your grade.
last update: August 15, 2017