First Light - Mentoring Program
This is a mentoring program for students who are currently enrolled in any astronomy classes. The aim is to provide a supportive environment for learning in astronomy. The program is run by students for students. The project began its mission in Fall 2002, and is sponsored by the Astronomy Department at CCSF.
Fall 2013 Mentoring Service in the CCSF Planetarium (Science 406)
Faculty Sponsor: Lancelot L. Kao
Amy (ASTR 1, 14): Monday 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm; Tuesday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm; Thursday 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Alternating Friday's 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Esther (ASTR 1, 14, 17): Monday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm; Wednesday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Djobi (ASTR 17, 18, 19): Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Miranda (ASTR 1 to 20): Tuesday and Thursday, 11:15 am to 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Last Updated: October 21, 2013
Subject to change
Astronomy Outreachers - Service Learning Program
This is a service learning program for students who are currently enrolled in ASTR 1, 16, 17, 18, or 19 classes. The aim is to integrate community service with academic instruction and reflection. The program is run by faculty advisors whereby the students are trained in the use and applicaiton of our facilities and equipment in community outreach environments. The project began its mission in Fall 2002, and is sponsored by the Astronomy Department at CCSF.
Fall 2013 Service Learning Program in the CCSF Astronomy Department (Science 400):
Application Due Date: August 27, 2013
Program Start Date: August 28, 2013 - to - End Date: December 11, 2013
Last Updated: September 2013
Evening Training Meetings are on Wednesday Nights in SCI 400
Solar Training Meetings are on Friday Afternoons in SCI 405
Mathematics Tutorial for CCSF Astronomy Students
This is meant to assist students in Astronomy classes at City College of San Francisco with the mathematics involved in ASTR 1, 4, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19 courses. It includes sections in which basic mathematics principles and skills are reviewed and sections in which methods to solve mathematical problems in astronomy are presented. Knowledge beyond Elementary Algebra is not necessary to succeed in solving most astronomy math problems and many require only Arithmetic.
Astronomy Club of City College (ACCC)
We are looking to have the club up and running again so if you are interested in becoming, President, Treasurer, or other Officer Positions, please contact us.
Club info and link to Google Site
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) is a 2-year outreach and educational support program. In collaboration with MESA and other departments or programs, our goal is to increase the number of students traditionally underrepresented in the calculus-based science majors and their transfer rates. A Place to Build A Supportive Community For All Calculus-Based Majors:
Math Tutoring Lab
ESL assistance with Astronomy
Email Laura Walsh to request a 30-minute appointment. Give her your available times. (If you can’t email, please call 452-7139.) lwalsh(at)ccsf(dot)edu
Laura will email or call you with an appointment time.
Bring examples of your work from your class to your appointment in Batmale Hall 362.