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GCC responds to the Coronavirus Outbreak. GCC has moved to remote online instruction.

Resources

Program Resources

In addition, here are other resources that the Center places at the service of its students

Anthropology

• Specimens and samples for investigations in paleo-anthropology and primatology
• Computer equipment for laboratory work

Astronomy

• A 48-seat planetarium with SkySkan full-dome-video computerized projection system for astronomy classes, K-12 outreach, and community presentations in all fields of science and arts
• Observation platform and 8” telescopes for astronomy labs
• Student internships in Scientific-Planetarium image processing

Biology

• Six specialized labs with state-of-the-art equipment for the teaching of the different areas of biology
• Fully wired lecture halls with Internet access
• Special room with library for student study groups
• 20-acre nature preserve behind the college for field studies
• Field station in Baja California for studies in marine biology and oceanography

Chemistry

• Four fully equipped labs with state-of-the-art instrumentation
• Laptop computers to assist students in experimental work
• Drop-in computer lab with software for chemical analysis & molecular modeling
• 60-seat and 90-seat tiered lecture halls with multimedia equipment and internet access

Geography

• Fully equipped computer lab with access to the Geographical Information System
• Data access for experimental studies on a variety of subjects from population dynamics to weather patterns and topographic maps

Geology / Oceanography

• Computer-equipped geology lab
• Oceanography lab with Internet access for GIS data
• Classroom with computer hook-ups

Mathematics

• Computer-based classroom for “studio” learning
• Powerful software for the simulation and visualization of mathematical concepts
• Statistical analysis software packages
• Large math lab for drop-in tutoring, self-paced classes, and computer-assisted learning

Physics

• Conceptual lab for students in non-mathematical physics courses
• Computerized lab for advanced coursework
• Fully wired classroom for visualization of physical phenomena
• Large tiered lecture hall with computer links and multimedia equipment

Psychology

• State-of-the-art lab with computers for modeling learning theory
• “Studio” approach for student research and learning

Other Center Resources

• Exhibit room for science workshops and demonstrations
• Six small conference rooms for study and discussions in small groups