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.
Mentoring Service in the CCSF Planetarium (Science 406)
Monday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM; 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Faculty Sponsor: Lancelot L. Kao
Last Updated: February 2015
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.
Service Learning Program in the CCSF Astronomy Department (Science 400):
Faculty Advisors: Claia Bryja
Application Due Date: TBA
Program Start Date: August 2015 - to - End Date: December 2015
Last Updated: August 2015
Evening Training Meetings are to be scheduled.
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.