Summary of Completed Outreach Activities during 2007

Feb 23 - Star-gazing
Volunteers: Cameron Hummels, Jeremy Carlo (physics), Ian McGreer?
100+ participants

Feb 27 - Moon lesson for students of Jewish Theological Seminary
Volunteer: Cameron Hummels
20+ participants

Mar 3 - Total Lunar Eclipse: Children's activities and star-gazing
Volunteers: Neil Zimmerman, Dave Spiegel, Cameron Hummels, Duane Lee, Kathryn Stanonik, Stephanie Tonnesen
200+ participants

Mar 24 - Solar system lesson and observatory tour for kindergardeners from Hunter College Elementary School
Volunteers: Andreea Petric, Maria Pereira, Maureen Teyssier, Emily Rauscher, Neil Zimmerman
30 participants

Apr 20 - Star-gazing
Volunteers: Neil Zimmerman, Cameron Hummels, Jan Kratochvil
40 participants

May 7 - Lesson and observing session for students from Bronx High School of Business (public)
Volunteer: Neil Zimmerman
2 hours; 20 participants

May 17 - Lesson with stereograph projector for students from Urban Peace Academy (public high school)
Volunteer: Neil Zimmerman
1 hour; 20 participants

May 24 - Lesson and observing session for the Imagine Series for Refugee Children http://www.imagineseries.org
Volunteer: Neil Zimmerman
2 hours; 4 participants.

May 25 - Lesson on telescopes for students from the Talented and Gifted School for Young Scholars http://www.insideschools.org/fs/school_profile.php?id=362
Volunteer: Neil Zimmerman
2 hours; 8 participants.

Jun 22 - Star-gazing
Volunteers: Neil Zimmerman, Sanjib Sharma, Dave Spiegel
~40 participants

Oct 12 - Star-gazing and Astrophotography Slideshow
Volunteers: Franz Bauer, Erika Hamden, Cameron Hummels, Matt O'Dowd, Neil Zimmerman, Josh Schroeder
40 participants

Oct 19 - Public lecture by Arlin Crotts: The Inconstant Moon
Volunteers: Cameron Hummels, Neil Zimmerman
15 participants

Oct 20 - Siemens Science Day. Astronomy exhibit and Solar System workshops
Volunteers: Marcel Agueros, Lia Corrales, Erika Hamden, Cameron Hummels, Duane Lee, Ian McGreer?, Kyle Parfrey, Kathryn Stanonik, Andreas Svedin, Stephanie Tonnesen, Neil Zimmerman.
~100 participants

Oct 30 - Introduction and astronomy Q&A with 7th and 4th grade students at Anderson School
Volunteers: Cameron Hummels, Dave Spiegel, Neil Zimmerman.
2 hours; 2*30 participants

Nov 2 - Public talk by Roban Hultman Kramer: Weather on Other Planets
Volunteers: Neil Zimmerman
~25 participants

Nov 8 - Astronomy activity with 7th grade students at Anderson School: Craters
Volunteers: Cameron Hummels, Dave Spiegel, Neil Zimmerman
2 hours; 2*30 participants

Nov 16 - Star-gazing and Public lecture by Jan Kratochvil: Digital Imaging
Volunteers: Lia Corrales, Holly Larson, Robert Morehead, Kyle Parfrey, Neil Zimmerman
~30 participants

Nov 17 - Girls' Science Day Lab / Astrowall Demo on large scale structure
Volunteers: Maria Pereira, Stephanie Tonnesen, Antara Basu-Zych
2*20 middle school girls

Nov 30 - Star-gazing and Public Lecture by Kathryn Johnston: Galactic Cannibalism
Volunteers: Maria Pereira, David Stenning, Neil Zimmerman
~40 participants.

Dec 6 - Lesson/observing session with 8th grade students from MS 862/Mott Hall II
Volunteers: Lia Corrales, Neil Zimmerman
1.5 hours; 10 participants.

Dec 13 - Astronomy activity with 7th grade students at Anderson School: Scales of Size and Distance
Volunteers: Cameron Hummels, Dave Spiegel, Neil Zimmerman
2 hours; 2*30 participants.

Dec 14 - Public lecture by Dave Spiegel: Astrobiology: Life Elsewhere in the Universe? and astrophotography slideshow
Volunteers: Emily Rauscher
~30 participants; Photos: http://www.cita.utoronto.ca/~jank/Photo/Astro/Columbia_Public_Outreach071214/index.html.