Professional Development Opportunity Detail Page
|Name:||Two 5-day Modeling Workshops in mechanics in southern Maine|
|School/Institution:||First Parish UU Church|
|Opportunity Type:||Modeling Workshop
|Teacher Level:||High School
|Description:||Two one-week introductory workshops for high school science teachers nationwide. 40 hours/week. Teachers can attend either week or both weeks, but it is strongly recommended that they attend for both weeks.
Second semester physics Modeling Instruction content is by individual arrangement.
Peer leaders: Mike Waters, Chad Hodgkins
Click here to learn more about the Modeling Instruction Program. Visit http://modeling.asu.edu/MW_nation.html to find updated information on this workshop and to view possible strategies on how to gain funding to attend.
|Duration:||Five long days. Second workshop is August 1-5.|
Benefits and Requirements
|Cost:||$650 per week|
|Benefit Explanation:||Cost is per week and includes lunches. Cost for 2 weeks: $1250.
Graduate credit pending, for additional cost.
Local hotels or free housing with church members. Reserve early, since it's a popular tourist town.
|Other Prerequisites:||Two semesters of college physics.|
Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information
James Vesenka, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, UNE
P O Box 235
Kennebunk, ME 04043